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Sand Dunes in Iran’s Isfahan Province

34.2N 53.4E

January 1st, 2010 Category: Snapshots

Iran - December 14th, 2009

Iran - December 14th, 2009

An expansive area of sand dunes covers the northern part of Iran’s Isfahan province, partially spilling over into the Markazi Province to the North. Isfahan covers an area of approximately 107,027 square km and is situated in the center of Iran.

The province experiences a moderate and dry climate on the whole, ranging between 40.6°C and 10.6°C on a cold day in the winter season. The average annual temperature has been recorded as 16.7°C and the annual rainfall on an average has been reported as 116.9 mm. The city of Isfahan, however, experiences an excellent climate, with four distinct seasons.

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