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also Kaz·vin  (kăz-vēn′)
A city of northwest Iran northwest of Tehran. Founded in the third century ad, it was captured by the Arabs in 644 and was the capital of Persia from 1548 to 1598.
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or Kaz•vin


a city in NW Iran, NW of Teheran: capital of Persia in the 16th century. 298,705.
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Within the North-South corridor, Astara-Rasht-Qazvin railway project envisages the construction of a new railway line in Iran, which will connect Astara, Azerbaijan to the Iranian cities of Astara, Rasht and Qazvin as well as the reconstruction of an existing railway in Azerbaijan.
Since last year, many ornaments, dishes and weapons dating back to the Iron Age have been unearthed in Sagz Abad, Buin Zahra, of Qazvin Province, the deputy head of the provincial Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department said June 17.
During a visit to Qazvin Province in Western Iran, the Ivorian trade delegation examined the province's economic capacities in the field of investment.
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"The snow storms have swept through 11 provinces in the country over the past 48 hours, Mazandaran, Central Provinc including Kermanshah, Jaharamal, Bakhtiari, Qazvin, Erbil , Eastern Azerbaijan and Western Azerbaijan," he said.
Bishkek has twin city relations with Tehran (1994), Iran's Qazvin (2003), South Korea's Kumi (1991), Germany's Chemnitz (1997), Kazakhstan's Almaty (1997), U.S.
The quake was also felt in the provinces of Qom, Gilanm, Qazvin and Markazi.
A long-term reserve solar energy reactor was recently unveiled in the presence of Qazvin governor general in Science and Technology Park of Qazvin.
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18 August 2016 - 11:07 Armenian ambassador calls for expansion of economic ties with Iran The Armenian ambassador made the remarks in a meeting with Qazvin Province Governor General Fereydoun Hemmati in Qazvin.
The plan for transiting 10 million tons of goods per year from the Persian Gulf to Russia and the Black Sea, as well as to Europe, will be realized after launching the Rasht-Astara railway and connecting Qazvin to Astara through that railway.