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Sarakhs is a city located in the northeastern part of the province of Razavi Khorasan, Iran. It was a stop point along the Silk Road, and had many libraries. Razavi Khorasan (in Persian: خراسان رضوی) is a province located in northeastern Iran. ... The Silk Road extending from Southern Europe through Arabia, Egypt, Persia, India till it reaches China. ...


The Mongols plundered and destroyed the city in 1220, but it was rebuilt in mid 19th century by the order of Nasser-al-Din Shah of Qajar dynasty. The resurrected city of Sarakhs, in its early days of resurrection, possibly the first 50 years, was called Sarakhs-e Nasseri (in Persian: سرخس ناصری) or Sarakhs of Nasser. For other uses, see Mongols (disambiguation). ... // The world in 1220 Middle Ages in Europe Fifth Crusade (1217-1221) Events Mongols first invade Abbasid caliphate - Bukhara and Samarkand taken End of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, destroyed by Genghis Khans Mongolian cavalry Dominican Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope... Nasser-al-Din Shah The Shah, on his European tour, in The Royal Albert Hall, London Nasser-al-Din Shah Qajar (Persian: ناصرالدین شاه قاجار; also Nassereddin Shah or Nassiruddin Shah) (July 16, 1831 - May 1, 1896) was the Shah of Persia from September 17, 1848 until his death on May 1, 1896. ... edit The Qajar dynasty ( ) (Persian: - or دودمان قاجار) was a ruling Persian dynasty[1] of Turkic descent[2], that ruled Iran (Persia) from 1781 to 1925. ...

Sarakhs is located in far north-eastern of Khorasan province. Its weather is cold in winters and warm and dry in summer under influence of Gharaghoroom sandy region. It is as old as Sasanians. In the year 617 A.H. simultaneous with the attack of Mongols to Iran, Sarakhs was plundered and destroyed. Till the end of Ghajar period, Sarakhs was govenrned in feudally system. It was also conquered by Turkmenistan. The historical sites of Sarakhs are: Map showing the pre-2004 Khorasan Province in Iran Khorasan (Persian: خراسان) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan, anciently called Traxiane during Hellenistic and Parthian times is currently a region located in north eastern Iran, but historically referred to a much larger area east and north-east of the Persian Empire...

  • Bazangan cave
  • Mazdavand cave
  • Loghman Baba mausolem


The railways of Flag of Iran Iran and Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan links c1990, though a bogie exchange was needed to overcome a break of gauge. Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkmenistan. ... Bogie exchange is a system for operating railway wagons on two or more gauges to overcome difference in the rail gauge. ... With railways, a break-of-gauge is where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge. ...

Coordinates: 36°32′N, 61°10′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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