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Katalehkhor Cave of Zanjan

 

Katale khor is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated at 120 km south of Zanjan city and 410 km away from Tehran. The name, Katale khor, means "mount of Sun". Geological studies in 1984 showed[who?] that the cave formation dates back to the Jurassic period. It is believed that the cave joins to Ali Sadr Cave in Hamadan province.The road from Zanjan to Khatalekhor cave passes Soltaniyeh, the biggest brick dome of the world.This cave was discovered about 90 years ago but it was registered by Ahmad Jamali.
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Where Is Zanjan

 

Zanjan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Located in Iranian Azerbaijan, it is part of Iran's Regions 3. Its capital is Zanjan city. Zanjan province with an area of 36,400 km² has a mostly rural, population of 1,015,734 (2011). The province lies 330 km northwest of Tehran, connected to it via a freeway.