Village and Rural Life
The latest news and views about village and rural life in Iran
The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.
Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.
Abdolhakim Bahar whose voluntary activities to promote book reading have won him a reputation, lives in a remote village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Sar-e Aqa Seyyed is a stepped village in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, south-western Iran.
An Iranian village has come to be known as the “trash-free village” in the country as one may find no litter there.
An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.
Shawl and Pastak weaving is one of the oldest handicrafts in Kurdistan province, especially the border city of Baneh. These shawls are woven with the wool of a particular goat.
A senior Iranian official says the country will host an international conference on rural tourism next year.
The forth Exhibition of Iranian Villagers and Nomads’ Capabilities is currently underway at Tehran International Permanent Fairground.
A creative Iranian entrepreneur has created dozens of jobs in his pottery business and exports his products to different countries.
The village of Chenaghchi Oliya is located in Zarandieh town, 45 kilometres northwest of the city of Saveh in central Iran. The history of the village dates back to hundreds of years ago, with some estimates saying it belongs to the Safavid dynasty.
Qalat village, located 36 kilometres northwest of Shiraz in Fars province, is a beautiful historical village with a cool climate even in the hottest months of the year. The village is at an altitude of 2,065 metres above sea level with about 7,000 inhabitants.
Delaram, a village near the city of Tafresh in Markazi province in central Iran, is known as the village of doctors due to the huge number of physicians it has raised.
The Pamenar village in southern Iran is one of the country's most attractive tourist destinations thanks to its scenic beauty.
An Iranian artist in the north of the country has started to turn the frontage of village houses into beautiful portraits of old men and women.
The Heydareh-Qazi Khan village in west-central Iran is a magnificent beauty spot that annually draws a large number of visitors and tourists.
A group of Iranian villagers have managed to make money by generating electricity from solar panels provided by a charity foundation.