Zagros Mountain range is the longest range in Iran, northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey. This mountain range has a total length of 1,600 km. Sabalan Mountain overlooks the three cities of Ardabil, Ahar and Meshgin shahr. This mountain is located 25 km southeast of Meshgin shahr and about 40 km from Ardabil. On the western face of Sultan Savalan, there is a stone in the shape of an eagle, which over time has become a symbol of Sabalan mountain.
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Alborz, also spelled as Alburz, Elburz or Elborz, is a mountain range in northern Iran that stretches from the border of Azerbaijan along the western and entire southern coast of the Caspian Sea and finally runs northeast and merges into the Aladagh Mountains in the northern parts of Khorasan. The Western Alborz Range (usually called the Talish Mountains) runs south-southeastward almost along the western coast of the Caspian Sea.
The Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests ecoregion, in the world's temperate broadleaf and mixed forests biome, are a zone of lush lowland and montane forests covering about 55,000 square kilometres (21,000 sq mi) adjoining the shores of the Caspian Sea of Iran and part of that of Azerbaijan.
Kurdistan province is located in the west of Iran bordering Iraq. The highest mountain which is located in the southeast of Saghez is called Chehel Cheshmeh with a height of 3173 meters above the sea level. The route considered in this program has a moderate to high degree of difficulty for cycling due to crossing mountainous areas. Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that it was the capital of the Medes, around 700 BCE. Due to the high altitude difference between the depths of the valleys and the ridges of the mountains that may be traversed in one day, it is possible that we will experience very hot and cold temperatures within a few hours.