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Iran Province High Points

The "Simorgh" List

RankProvincePeak Elev-M Range (Level 3)Ascents
1.MazandaranDamavand5609Elburz77
2.ArdebilSabalan4811Northwest Iran Ranges11
3.KermanHezar4500Central Iranian Plateau2
4.IsfahanDena4435South Central Zagros4
4.Kohgiluyeh and Boyer AhamadDena4435South Central Zagros4
6.TehranKholeno4369Elburz7
7.Chaharmahal and BakhtiariZard Kuh4221North Central Zagros2
8.QazvinSialan4160Elburz0
9.AlborzShah Alborz4125Elburz3
10.LorestanOshtoran Kuh4081North Central Zagros1
11.YazdShirkuh4050Central Iranian Plateau5
12.Sistan and BluchestanTafatan3947Southeast Iran2
13.FarsBel3943South Central Zagros1
14.SemnanShahvar3932Elburz1
15.GolestanGavkoshan3840Elburz0
16.KhuzestanMonar3750North Central Zagros0
17.East AzarbaijanSahand3707Northwest Iran Ranges3
18.GilanSomamus3703Elburz3
19.West AzarbaijanEvrin3623Southeast Anatolia0
20.HamedanAlvand3586Northern Zagros4
21.MarkaziArdehal3460Central Iranian Plateau1
22.KermanshahParaw3360Northern Zagros1
23.ZanjanBelqeys3332Northwest Iran Ranges3
24.Razavi KhorasanShirbad3314Eastern Iranian Ranges1
25.HormozganFareghan3240Southern Zagros1
26.QomBarf Anbar3220Central Iranian Plateau1
27.KurdistanChehel Cheshmeh3140Northern Zagros2
28.North KhorasanAladagh3070Eastern Iranian Ranges0
29.South KhorasanNayband2960Central Iranian Plateau0
30.IlamKabirkuh2810Northern Zagros3
31.BushehrBeyrami1960Southern Zagros0

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List Description

This list is similar to other state/province lists on this site, listing the highest point in each of Iran's 31 provinces. Iran is a very mountainous country with a huge variety of peaks and ranges, and this list highlights many of the excellent alpine experiences available while touring and trekking in Iran.

Note that the Mountaineering Federation of Iran has officially adopted a "Simorgh province high point" list that differs from the one presented here by one peak. Even though the high peak of Dena (Ghashmastan) is on the border of Isfahan and Kohgiluyeh provinces, and the high point of both, the Federation list includes Shahankuh as the Isfahan peak. This summit is the highest in the northern part of the province, and adding it to the list removes a duplicate listing.

In the future, a separate official Simorgh list may be added to this site, as a "Club List", since it is technically no longer a strict high point list if the Shahankuh substitution is made.

 


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