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Urmia University

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Urmia, Capital City of West Azerbaijan Province

 Urmia is the second largest city in the Iranian Azerbaijan and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province. Urmia is situated at an altitude of 1,330 m above sea level, and is located along the Shahar Chay River (City River) on the Urmia Plain. Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest salt lakes, lies to the east of the city and the mountainous Turkish border area lies to the west.

Urmia is the 10th most populated city in Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 667,499 with 197,749 households. The city's inhabitants are predominantly Iranian Azerbaijanis who speak the Azerbaijani language. There are also minorities of Kurds, Assyrians, and Armenians. The city is the trading center for a fertile agricultural region where fruits (especially apples and grapes).

Touristic centers

Urmia has many parks and touristic coastal villages in the Shore of Urmia Lake. The oldest park in Urmia, called Park-e Saat, was established in the first Pahlavi's era. Urmia's largest park is Ellar Bagi Park (Azerbaijani "People`s Garden") along the Shahar Chayi, or the "City River

Lakes and Ponds:

  • Lake Urmia Natural Park
  • Hasanloo Lake
  • Marmisho Lake
  • Shahrchay Dam

Waterfalls:

  • Haft Abad
  • Soole Dokel
  • Dana Boğan
  • Ali Pancesi
  • parks:
  • flower garden(guller baghi)

 clock park

saheli park

Jangali park

Climate

Urmia's climate is cold semi-arid with cold winters, mild springs, hot dry summers and warm autumns. Precipitation is heavily concentrated in late autumn, winter, and especially spring, while summer precipitation is very scarce.

Transportation

Most of Urmia's residents travel by car through the system of roads and highways. Urmia is also served by Taxis and public Buss. There are also some private groups which provide services called "Phone-taxi. A metro line for Urmia is under research.

Urmia is linked to Europe through Turkey's roads and Sero border crossing. Urmia Airport opened in 1964 and was the first international airport in West Azerbaijan, Iran. It has regular domestic flights to Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport and some flights to Istanbul, Turkey. The city is served by Iran National Railways and there are two trains per week to and from Tehran.

 

Health systems

The Iranian government operates public hospitals in the Urmia Metropolitan Region. There are also a number of private hospitals and medical centers in the city. Hospitals include:

 Imam Khomeini Hospital

Address: Ershad St., Modarres Blvd.

Motahari Hospital

Address: Kashani St.

Imam Reza Hospital

Address: Imam Reza St., Molavi St., Valfajr Blvd.

504 Artesh Hospital

Adress: Sarbazane Gomnan Blvd across Ostadan St.

Taleghani Hospital

Address: Kashani St, Before Shahar Chay River

 

Beheshti Hospital

Taleghani Hospital

Fatemieh Hospital

Shafa Hospital

Razi Psychiatry Pro-Hospital

and etc...