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Ahvaz (Ahwaz) is a city in the southwest of Iran, and the capital of Khuzestan province. At the 2011 census, its population was 1,112,021 and its built-up area with Sheibani was home to 1,136,989 inhabitants.



Ahvaz is the analog of “Avaz” and “Avaja” which appear in Darius’s epigraph. This word appears in Naqsh-Rostam inscription as “Khaja” or “Khooja” too.

 Historical attractions:

Maper House: Mapar House belongs to the first Pahlavi era and is located in Khansari st. Naderi, Ahvaz. This house was registered as a national natural heritage Site in 2001. This historic house is on 2 floors and consists of a basement that is a Hafez Literary Lovers Association and a Hafez Library and a ground floor and room in the top, Which is handicrafts disposal.

Natural attractions:

White Bridge: It is one of the most popular hangout id Ahvaz. The best time to visit this place is around subset. It has nice breath and best time to take a photo

Karun River: Karun is a lovely and large river in Ahwaz. Many people in Ahwaz spend time with their family along the river at nights.

Ali ebn e Mahziyaz:  It’s a Nice Place to take pictures just at night. It’s not a great or fantastic bridge to visit in days but it is different at nights.

Nature Bridge:  This Bridge offers a nice walk across the river out of heavy traffic that is frequent in Ahvaz. I could imagine that no one would try this on hot summer day, so evening walk is better.

Traditional foods:

Qalyeh Mahi, Falafel and Sambooseh


Emperatour restaurant and Green cactus


Hotel pars & hotel Persia


Very special spice, bamiyeh

Emergency phone:

Ambulance 115

Directory inquiries 118

Fire Brigade 125

Police 110 (112 from mobile (cell) phones will also get you through to the local police)

Fire & Rescue 125


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