Friday, April 19, 2024

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Iranian nomads: hardworking, brave people with no fixed abode

Nomadic life is completely different from that in villages and cities in Iran. Bakhtiari nomads are one of the nomadic tribes living in Iran. They live in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari and are stockbreeders.

Iranian Army helicopters helping with relief operations in snow-hit areas

The Iranian Army’s helicopters are helping with relief operations in some regions in the country that have been hit by heavy snowfall.

Height of snow surpasses 2 meters in western Iranian county

The height of snow reached over two meters in Kouhrang County of Iran’s western Chaharmahal and Bakhtriari Province, cutting off routes connecting cities and villages in the region.

Red alert in western Iranian city as snow buries homes

Iranian officials have declared an emergency state in the western city of Kouhrang, Chaharmahah and Bakhtiari Province, as heavy downpours of snow bury houses there.

City of Chelgard in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province covered in snow Over the past 48 hours, snow melted in Kouhrang Station has been reported be be 212 milimeters high.

Iran tourism: Gerdabben lake freezing

Following a sharp drop in temperature in Iran’s Charmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Gerdabben lake in the provincial capital, Shahrekord, froze, creating a spectacular and beautiful scenery.

Soldier, sergeant killed by kidnapper in southwestern Iran

An Iranian soldier and a sergeant have been shot deaf by a kidnapper in Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province in southwestern Iran.

Iran tourism: Shimbar plain a jewel in southwestern Iran

Shimbar or Shirin Bahar plain is the border between the southwestern Iranian provinces of Khuzestan and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.

Bakhtiari kebab: Mouth-watering Persian dish favorite with tourists

Tourists traveling to the Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province in southwestern Iran do not hesitate to order “Bakhtiari kebab” when they go to a restaurant.

People in Iran’s Shahrekord hold protest over water problems

Iranian people including farmers in the western city of Shahrekord, capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, have staged a march calling on authorities to take measures to deal with water shortage problems.

Magnitude 5.7 quake hits Western Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale has rocked Western Iran.

Weaving Shirdong; Local Art of Iran’s Bakhtiari People

Shirdong weaving is one of the handicrafts of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in southwestern Iran.

Two Miners Killed in Mine Collapse in Western Iran

An Iranian official says the collapse of Nilchian fire clay mine in Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province has killed two miners.

Living in Bardeh Historical Castle

Life in Bardeh historical castle is ongoing just as in the past, contrary to most other historical structures, which are either abandoned or turned into museums after restoration.

Women Villagers in Western Iran Earn a Living by Collecting Salt from Rocks

It has been centuries that residents of several villages in the western Iranian province of Charmahal and Bakhtiari have been working at a local salt mine.

Iran in Photos: Stepped Village of Sar-e Aqa Seyyed

Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.

Iran in Photos: Armenian Cemeteries of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari

The Armenian cemeteries in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, southwestern Iran, are among the region's most interesting tourist attractions.

Iran’s Nature in Photos: Ardal & Mashayekh Region

Located in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, Ardal and Mashayekh is a temperate mountainous region with magnificent sceneries.

Fire at Oak Forests of Western Iran

Photos by Pantea Nikzad, showing the huge fire that recently engulfed the oak trees of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in western Iran.

Khoda-Afarin Natural Bridge; A Tough Mountain Pass for Nomads

Khoda-Afarin mountain pass is one of the most dangerous ones crossed by Iranian nomads in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province in the country’s south-west.

Iranians Latch onto Homemade Bread under Self-Quarantine

As the Iranian people have self-isolated amid the outbreak of coronavirus and have become obsessed by the health tips in the purchase of groceries, many families have decided to bake homemade bread to avoid getting out and buying from the bakeries.

In Iran, Felt-Making Has Roots in History

The art of making felt is an age-old tradition in Iran’s western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari that was invented by the ancient people, since the region is a major producer of livestock and wool, the natural fabric used in the felt.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Frozen Wetland of Choghakhor

The surface of water at Choghakhor wetland in south-western Iran is frozen during cold winter days.

Aunt Sogoli collects oaks after first autumn rainfall in Shahr-e Kord

Aunt Sogoli collects oaks along with her daughters and daughter-in-laws following the first autumn rainfall in Shahr-e Kord, a city in Western Iran. Photo by Maryam Al-e Momen, IRNA

Sky-Gazers Enjoy Perseids Meteor Shower in Southwestern Iran

The Perseids meteor shower is an annual event that happens in mid-August, stunning sky-gazers across the world.

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