Khuzestan Province

 Khuzestan Province

Khuzestan province with the centrality of Ahwaz (Ahvaz) city is located in the southwest of Iran. As the most ancient Iranian province, it is often referred to as the "birthplace of the nation," as this is where the history of the Persian Empire begins. Historically, Khuzestan is what historians refer to as ancient Elam, whose capital was in Susa. The province of Khuzestan is one of the centers of ancient civilization, based around Susa. The first large scale empire based here was that of the powerful 4th millennium B.C. Elamites. Iran National Heritage Organization lists 140 sites of historical and cultural significance in Khuzestan, reflecting the fact that the province was once the seat of Iran's most ancient empire. In terms of having different subcultures, Khuzestan province is the most diverse in Iran. Khuzestan province is considered as the center of oil and gas production in Iran, exports of which are the main source of revenue for the country at the moment. The variety of agricultural products such as wheat, barley, oily seeds, rice, eucalyptus, medicinal herbs; the existence of many palm and citrus farms; having mountains suitable for raising olives, and sugar cane,  all show the great potential of this fertile plain.


Tourist Places of Khuzestan Province

Steeped in history, culture, and nature, Khuzestan Province is home to a wealth of attractions and things to do and see. It might be difficult to figure out which places should be your priority, but here’s a list of favorite attractions that you can’t miss on your trip to this exciting province.


1) Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat


2) Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System


3) Susa Archaeological Castle


4) Shushtar Historical City & Dezful Historical City


5) Historical Museums of Khuzestan Province


6) Kul-e-Farah Ancient Area


7) Shadegan Wetland



A Video Clip of Khuzestan Province


A Video Clip of Khuzestan Province



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