Alvand Elevation 3,570 m (11,713 ft) Prominence 1,654 m (5,427 ft) Listing Ultra Location Hamedan, Iran Range Zagros Mountains Coordinates Coordinates:
Alvand or Alvand Kuh (Persian: الوند) is a subrange of Zagros in western Iran. This mountain chain is located near Hamedan, with a summit of 3570 m, and consists mainly of intrusive rocks (granite, granitoid and diorite).
It belong to pro-Zagros range mountains. Alvand and Damavand are holy mountains in Iran. Kalagh-Laneh, Daem-Barf (English pronunciation: Dyem-Barf) and Ghezel-Arsalan mountains are situated at the west side of Alvand.
Located in the range is the Ganj Nameh, a trilingual ancient inscription by kings Darius the Great and Xerxes I in the ancient languages Neo-Elamite, Neo-Babylonian, and Old Persian. It is 10 km south of Hamadan.
Hamadan Province CapitalHamadan Counties and CitiesFamenin CountyFameninHamadan · Juraqan · Maryanaj · QahavandKabudarahang CountyKabudarahang · Gol Tappeh · Shirin SuMalayer · Azandarian · Jowkar · Samen · ZangenehNahavand · Barzul · Firuzan · GiyanTuyserkan · Farasfaj · Sarkan SightsGanjnameh • Shrine of Habakkuk,Toyserkan • Hamedan Stone Lion • Ali Sadr Cave • Hamedan Museum of Natural History • Noshijan fire temple,Malayer • Shrine of Esther and Mordechai,Hamedan • Baba Taher Mausleum,Hamedan • Avicenna mausoleum,Hamedan • Emamzadeh Yahya,Hamedan • Alvand ski resort • Pirsolayman lagoon • Median capital of Hegmataneh,Hamedan • Ecbatan dam • Geyan lagoon • Baba-pireh shrine • Ecbatana •
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