zayandeh rud Sunset ( قاب زیبای سی وسه پل )

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Zāyandé-Rūd or Zāyanderūd (Persian: زاینده رود, from زاینده [zɑːjændɛ] “life giver” and رود [rʊːd] “river”), also spelled as Zayandeh-Rood or Zayanderood, is the largest river on the central plateau of Iran, Isfahan Province.

The Zayandeh starts in the Zagros Mountains and flows 400 kilometres (200 mi) eastward before ending in the Gavkhouni swamp, a seasonal salt lake, southeast of Esfahan city. The Zayandeh has significant flow all year long, unlike many of Iran's rivers which are seasonal. The Zayandeh is spanned by many historical Safavid era bridges, and flows through many parks.

The Zayandeh River basin has an area of 41,500 square kilometres (16,000 sq mi), altitude from 3,974 metres (13,038 ft) to 1,466 metres (4,810 ft), an average rain fall of 130 millimetres (5 in) and a monthly average temperature of 3 °C (37 °F) to 29 °C (84 °F). There are 2,700 square kilometres (1,000 sq mi) of irrigated land in the Zayandeh River basin, with water derived from the nine main hydraulic units of the Zayandeh River, wells, qanat and springs in lateral valleys. Zayandeh River water gives life to the people of central Iran mainly in Isfahan and Yazd provinces. Water diverted per person is 240 litres (63 US gallons/53 imp gallons) per day in urban and 150 litres (40 US gallons/33 imp gallons) per day in villages.[1] The flow of the river has been estimated at 1.2 cubic kilometres (0.30 cu mi) per annum, or 38 cubic metres (1,340 cu ft) per second

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Comments (732)

Manolo Dueñas on May 25, 2013

Bonita composicion, me gusta, saludos cordiales, Manolo

Majantje on May 26, 2013

By Beautiful View - Like!

Kind regards, Majantje

MAYAAMON on May 30, 2013


NilouAghdam on May 31, 2013

**L I K E**
& best wishes :)

Det Lindinger on June 24, 2013

Superfoto O&A 217 & Fav

Best Greetings Det!

liem ailie on June 26, 2013

wonderful and fabulous shapshot & good composition on colour setting. YS:54 + LIKE:217

congratulation and have a nice day for you *omidka&Arman*

best regards from tiffany Liem

spooner01 on June 27, 2013

Ein Zeitfenster mit zwei Sonnen, sieht sehr geheimnisvoll aus. Grüße aus Hannover, Heidi

© Paolo Bonassin on July 13, 2013

Like un saluto amichevole Paolo

Antoine Jasser on September 8, 2013

A window to beauty!!!!
Nicely reflected...
Beautifully composed & captured...
YSL 55/221

abigador panoramio on October 17, 2013

Beautiful framed place. YS + LIKE. Regards.

**omidka&Arman** on November 26, 2013

Thanks a lot all for your nice comments LIKE &♥YS♥

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  • Uploaded on June 4, 2010
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    by **omidka&Arman**
    • Camera: Nokia N73
    • Taken on 2010/03/13 18:31:29
    • Exposure: 0.000s
    • Focal Length: 5.60mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • No flash