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Arshian Salar Tour and Travel Agency (ASTA) is a private persian travel agency located in Iran – Shiraz, issued by Iran Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization. With the IATA code 33215276. Mrs. Fatemeh Shahcheraqi has been the Managing Director of Arshian Salar Tour and Travel Agency since 2001. Arshian Salar Tour and Travel Agency has […]


Ardabil is an ancient city in northwestern Iran, and the capital of Ardabil Province. Ardabil’s population was 564,365 in 2011.The primary language of the people is Azerbaijani. Ardabil is located on the Baliqly Chay River, about 70 km (43 mi) from the Caspian Sea, and 210 km (130 mi) from the city of Tabriz. It has an average altitude of 1,263 meters (4,144 ft) and total area […]


Hamadan is the capital city of Hamadan Province . Its population was 473,149 in 2006. Hamadan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. Hamadan has a green mountainous area in the foothills of the 3,574-meter Alvand Mountain, in the Midwest part of Iran. The city is 1,850 meters above sea level. Hamadan was established by the Medes. […]


Isfahan Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan Province. It is located 406 kilometers (252 miles) south of Tehran, Isfahan has a population of approximately 1.6 million. It is the third largest city in Iran after Tehran and Mashhad. Isfahan is an important city as it is located at the intersection of the two principal north–south and east–west […]


Kashan Kashan is a city in Isfahan province. Its population was 396,987 in 2017. Kashan is divided into two parts, mountainous and desert. In the west side, Kashan is cited in the neighborhood of two of highest peaks of Karkas chain, Mount Gargash to the southwest of Kashan and Mount Ardehaal in the west of Kashan, also […]


Kerman Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Its population was 821,394, in 2011. It is located on a large, flat plain, 800 km (500 mi) south-east of Tehran. It is the largest and the most important city in the southeast of Iran. Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques […]


Kermanshah Kermanshah is capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525 kilometers from Tehran in the western part of Iran. Its population is 851,405 in 2011. A majority of the population speaks Southern Kurdish. Kermanshah is the largest Kurdish-speaking city in Iran. In ancient Iranian mythology, construction of the city is attributed to Tahmuras, the third king of Pishdadian dynasty. It is believed that the Sassanids have constructed Kermanshah and Bahram […]


Khuzestan Khuzestan Province capital is Ahvaz and it covers an area of 63,238 km2. The seat of the province has for the most of its history been in the northern reaches of the land, first at Shush and then at Shushtar. During a short spell in the Sasanian era, the capital of the province was moved to its geographical center, where […]


KISH Kish island in Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgān Province of the southern coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf. It is free trade zone status. It has an estimated population of 26,000 residents and about 1 million visitors annually. Kish Island is the third most-visited vacation destination in Southwest Asia, after Dubai and Sharm el-Sheikh. Kish has a very dry semi-equatorial climate. Over an 8 year span, the […]


Mashhad Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the northeast of the country, near the borders with Turkmenistanand Afghanistan. It has a population of 3,001,184 inhabitant in2016. The city is named after the “shrine” of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam. The Imam was buried in a village in Khorasan, which afterwards gained […]


Qom is the capital of Qom Province. It is located 140 km to the south of Tehran.  Its population was 1,201,158 in 2016. It is situated on the banks of the Qom River. Qom is considered holy by Shia Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatimah bent Musa, sister of Imam Ali ibn Musa Reza. The city is the largest […]


Sanandaj Sanandaj is the capital of Kurdistan Province in Iran. Its population is 414,069. Sanandaj’s founding is about 400 years ago. The spoken language in the city is Kurdish, but the language which is used in schools and offices is Persian. Sanandaj’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. The winters are rainier than the summers in Sanandaj. The average […]


Shiraz is the fifth most populous city of Iran and the capital of the population of the city was 1,869,001 in 2016. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the “Rudkhaneye Khoshk” seasonal river. Shiraz’s climate has distinct seasons, and is overall classed as a hot semi-arid climate , though it is only a little short of a hot-summer Mediterranean climate.   The […]