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Northern Zagros

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointKuh-e Garin (3630 m/11,909 ft)
CountriesIran (59%), Iraq (41%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesKordestān (11%), Kermānshāhāh (11%), Lorestān (10%), Īlām (9%), Khūzestān (8%), West Azerbaijan (5%), Hamadān (4%), Markazī (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area217,564 sq km / 84,001 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent776 km / 482 mi North-South
576 km / 358 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 55' N; 46° 25' E
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Map of Northern Zagros
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northern Zagros.
Zagros MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Northern ZagrosLevel 3
         North Central ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South Central ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Northern Zagros

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Kuh-e Garin363011,909 
2.Cheekha Dar361111,847 
3.Halgurd360711,834 
4.Kuhe Haji Ebrahim358711,768 
5.Alvand357011,713 
6.Kuh-e Parau336011,024 
7.Shahu335010,991 
8.Dala Khani332010,892 
9.Kuh-e Takht29759760 
10.Jabal Karukh26728766 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



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