official_name = Javanroud
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Javanrud ( _fa. جوانرود) is a city in the
Kermanshah provinceof Iran.
Although "Javanroud" literally in Persian means "the young river" or "the river of the young", but the name of the city actually originates from "Javan roud" which means "river of Jav or Jafs" the traditional name of local inhabitants, who are descendants of the
Jaftribe and speak SoraniKurdish. An older name of Javanrud was "Alani".
This county is bounded in the north and west to
Paveh, in the south-east to Rawansar, in the south-west to Islam-Abad and Sarpol-e-zahab. According to 1375 census, Javanroud had a population of 73317 people. It consists of two districts: central and Javanroud, and six townships. The town of Javanroud 79 kilometers north of Kermanshahis 1300 meters above sea level.
The castle of Javanrood, Kawat Cave, Quri Qaleh Cave,
Ravansarspring, The triple Moosa ( Jews) mounds, Ravansarrock tombs (Taq-e Farhad).
34° 47′ N 46° 31′ E / 34.79, 46.52Javanroud
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