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 Hyrcanian Forests ecoregion, is an area of lush low-land forests covering about 55,000 square kilometers  near the southern shores of the Caspian Sea of Iran and Azerbaijan. The forest is named after the ancient region of Hyrcania.

However, the diversity of the species represented in Hyrcanian Forests  make it an important area for conservation. Interestingly, The total wood production from these forests is estimated at 269,022 cubic meters.

Moreover, the  Hyrcanian Forests climate is kind of humid subtropical, in middle altitude locations, oceanic and in the mountains, humid continental with most precipitation occurring in fall, winter, and spring. Annual rainfall is different: ranges from 900 mm in the east to 1,600 mm in the west, making Hyrcanian Forests one of eyes-catching natural landscape in Iran.

Amazon-like forest in Iran: Hyrcanian Forests

Amazon-like forest in Iran: Hyrcanian Forests

Additionally, this eco-region is an important resting area for birds migrating between Russia and Africa and is thus a key habitat for many bird species. Some outstanding birds that can be found here are goose, bear and flamingo.

Finally, On 5 July 2019, the Hyrcanian Forests were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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