makes the capital of the Golestan province located in the northern part of Iran. Gorgan is located in the southeast of the Caspian Sea. Gorgan is an ancient region which was formerly named as Astrabad or Asterabad.
The Greeks called this region by the name of Hyrcan or Hyrcania / Hircania. The town of Gorgan is draped in a civilization of 6000 years. The tourists thus can find many historical sites in the region of Gorgan. A creative culture is possessed by the land of Gorgan. Gorgan thus is honored a premium status in Iran's magnificent history and civilization. The region of Gorgan is located only 37 kilometers from the Caspian Sea. Along a small tributary of the Siah Ab River, Gorgan town is located. Owing to such a positioning the climate in Gorgan is a very pleasant one.
The tourists flock in large numbers in the region of Gorgan to enjoy the beautiful sites as well as the temperate climate. A cool breeze from the Sea soothes the tourists while enjoying the historical sites around Gorgan. Gorgan is located quite near to the capital of Iran, Tehran. Gorgan is not far away from Mashad as well.
The scenic beauty of the region of Gorgan draws tourists from all corners of the world in large numbers. Gorgan is a land of diversity where one can find snow capped mountains as well as mountains with greeneries all around. The valleys are wonders to visit in Gorgan. The rivers, waterfalls add up to the list of beauties in Gorgan.