Gorji Mahalleh, Mazandaran

Gorji Mahalleh (Persian: گرجي محله‎, also Romanized as Gorjī Maḩalleh)[1] lit. translation; "Georgian quarter", is a village in Kuhestan Rural District, in the Central District of Behshahr County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 5,953, in 1,553 families.[2] The residents of this village are originally from Georgia after Shah Abbas I obliged several of their ancestors to migrate to this place as defenders against othomons and russians. Gorji means Georgian in Persian pronunciation and Gorji mahalleh means the place that georgian people live. The people of Gorji mahalleh are known for being great musicians.

Gorji Mahalleh

گرجي محله
village
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Gorji Mahalleh is located in Iran
Gorji Mahalleh
Gorji Mahalleh
Coordinates: 36°40′41″N 53°26′41″E / 36.67806°N 53.44472°E / 36.67806; 53.44472Coordinates: 36°40′41″N 53°26′41″E / 36.67806°N 53.44472°E / 36.67806; 53.44472
Country Iran
ProvinceMazandaran
CountyBehshahr
BakhshCentral
Rural DistrictKuhestan
Population
 (2006)
 • Total5,953
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

The Festival of ColorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gorji Mahalleh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3064892" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.