Location

Urmia is a city in and capital of West Azerbaijan Province,Iran. Urmia is located on a vast and verdurous plain, which is 70 km long and 30 km wide, and it’s surrounded by vineyards and apple orchards and farmlands. The Lake Urmia is located on the east of it and bordering mountain range, which is of the most beautiful and pristine ranges of Iran is on its west. Lake Urmia is one of the most beautiful salty lakes in the world. Due to its mild climate and beautiful landscapes, Urmia is considered as major tourist cities of Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 1,265,721. Urmia is one of the 10th most populated city in Iran. The population of Urmia is mainly Azerbaijani people who speak the Azeri language but majority of the population also speaks Farsi the official language of Iran, in addition to their own native tongue. Urmia is situated on western side of Lake Urmia,eastern side of Turkish border. Urmia is an Assyrian word which means Town of Water or Cradle of Water.The most popular sport in Urmia is volleyball as its Iran’s volleyball capital. The most famous promenades of the city are Band village, Ghasemlou valley, Marmisho Lake.The souvenirs of Urmia are sugarcoated nuts (Noghl), dried fruits and walnut sweet paste.

The guest house is located in the heart of the city, only few minutes walk from Urmia city center.

 

Our GPS Coordinates: N 37°33.591' E 045°04.496'

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