Tabriz lies at northwestern Iran, about 600 km northwest of  Tehran, at the foothills of  Sahand mountain. To the south the silent volcano of  Sahand, and to the west Lake Urumiyeh, stretch farms and vast plains. The city stands at an average elevation of 1340 meters above sea level. Continue reading “Tabriz, capital of Azarbaijane-Sharghy province” »