in Ostān-e Golestān, Iran

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
36.843 and 54.444 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 36° 50' 33" and E 54° 26' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - IRR
Spoken languages:
Persian, Kurdish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:27 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Tehran
UTC/GMT offset: 3.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:10 am and 7:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iran in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 4,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Iran.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iran. Last Update: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Discover Gorgān

Gorgān in Ostān-e Golestān with it's 244,937 citizens is a city in Iran about 186 mi (or 300 km) north-east of Tehran, the country's capital city.

Local time in Gorgān is now 09:27 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Tehran with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 3 airports in the vicinity of Gorgān. The closest airport in Iran is Gorgan Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Gonbad-e Qābus in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), North-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aq Qala, Kord Kuy, Bandar-e Torkaman, `Aliabad-e Katul and Gomishan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

19°C (66 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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محرم 1392 گرگان علامت کشی

Published: November 22, 2013
Length: 49:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Masih Mirabdollahi

دسته میخچه گران.

Cap-Danny Sari

Published: December 16, 2014
Length: 19:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Team Jarr

كركان جنكل نهارخوران

Published: December 30, 2010
Length: 46:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dr27367


Traveler Kere in Cheja, Gorgan - Iran

Published: February 25, 2018
Length: 47:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Traveler Kere

In this episode, I was exploring Cheja, breathtaking mountainous landscape located in Gorgan, Iran. I came here in winter though it's covered with snow.

Mountain Biking in single trails around Gorgan in Iran

Published: November 21, 2018
Length: 22:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Behrooz Forjani

Credit: www.iran-explorers.com Riders: Behrooz Forjani @behibikes Hamed Davoodi @ha.davoodi Camera: Rylo.

#beauty of iran... ecoturism in iran

Published: May 05, 2018
Length: 15:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 242001emad

gorgan#sasang#Beauty_of_Iran#iran#Five thousand years old graveyard#may_in_iran#Iran's_nature#cemetery.

Iran, Gorgan - Dadgostary Alley

Published: April 14, 2017
Length: 11:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amin Pourhadi

Iran, Gorgan - Naharkhoran

Published: April 14, 2017
Length: 10:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Amin Pourhadi


Published: November 02, 2018
Length: 12:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ramin Olka

پاییز در ایران زیبا استان گلستان گرگان instagram : raminolka.

Caspian Sea Beach

Published: July 13, 2019
Length: 48:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AR Hridoy

Caspian Sea Beach ! Blog-01 DOP & EDIT: AR Hridoy This Wonderful Journey.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Behkadeh Raji

Behkadeh Raji is the first leper colony, which was built as an economically self-sufficient, independent village. It was built in 1961 on initiative of Farah Pahlavi in Iran. The aim of the village concept was to not only achieve optimal care of lepers by the coexistence of healthy and diseased but also information and dialog with the public about leprosy sufferers. This is the same Colony that Forough Farrokhzads film Khaneh siah ast is about.

Located at 36.8333, 54.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Leper colonies

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Asterābād, Gūrgān, گرگان, Gorgan, Hirkanio, اَستِر آباد, گورگان, Gorgān, GBT, Горган, Гургон