Tabriz

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Coordinates: 38°04′N 46°18′E / 38.067°N 46.300°E / 38.067; 46.300

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Tabriz (Azerbaijani:Təbriz/تبریز) (Aboot this soond pronunciation ) is the fowert lairgest ceety an ane o the historical caipitals o Iran an the caipital o East Azerbaijan Province. Situatit at an altitude o 1,350 meters at the junction o the Quri River an Aji River, it wis the seicont lairgest ceety in Iran till the late 1960s, ane o its umwhile caipitals, an residence o the croun prince unner the Qajar dynasty. The ceety haes pruiven extremely influential in the kintra’s recent history. Tabriz is locatit in a valley tae the north o the lang ridge o the volcanic cone o Sahand, sooth o the Eynali muntain. The valley opens oot intae a plain that slopes gently doun tae the northren end o Lake Urmia, 60 km tae the wast. Wi cauld winters an temperate simmers the ceety is considered a simmer resort.

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Tabriz is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

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Precedit bi
Maragheh
Caipital o Iran
1265–1353
Succeeded by
Samarkand
Precedit bi
Samarkand
Caipital o Iran
1375–1514
Succeeded by
Qazvin


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