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North khorasan province

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This province was established with the approval of the government in 2004 and after the division of Khorasan province into three provinces. The area of this province is 28434 square kilometers, which is the 15th province of Iran. Its population is 811572 people. The majority of the people of North Khorasan are Shiites and the minority are Sunni minrity, and the ethnic groups living in North Khorasan Province include Persian-speakers, Tat-speakers, Razi-speakers, Kurds of Kermanshah, Turkmens and Turks.
Geography
North Khorasan province consists of 8 cities: Bojnourd (the center of the province and also the most populous city of the province), Shirvan, Esfarayen, Maneh and Samolghan, Raz and Jorglan, Jajarm, Farooj and Garmeh. In terms of geographical location, this province is bordered by Turkmenistan in the north (with a common border of 281 km), by Khorasan Razavi province in the east and south, by Semnan province in the southwest and by Golestan province in the west.
Customs 
The presence of different races in this region has caused a variety of food in this province. Traditional foods of North Khorasan province are prepared according to special customs with the help of seasonal fragrant vegetables. Yarmeh soup is a kind of local soup that is cooked in the city of Bojnourd with mountain vegetables called Cherish. Ingredients of Yarmeh soup are wheat or barley, peas, buttermilk, onion and dried mint. Other famous dishes of Bojnourd are sholehmash, which is made from mung bean, rice, minced meat, onion, some cumin along with spices. There are different ethnic groups living in North Khorasan province, and the cultural association of clothes in this province has caused cultural diversity and also the juxtaposition of these clothes. In addition to Islamic clothing, these clothes, with their happy colors, are also considered to soothe the soul. Kermanshah women and girls' clothing in this province often includes 5 parts: "Yashar" or Charqad, "kross" (blouse), "Shilvar" (skirt), "Jaliqe" and "Shaliteh". The men's clothing of the people of North Khorasan also included "Araq Chin", "Keh Lav" and "Lechg", which, like women's clothing, had cheerful and natural colors.
Handicrafts
The fluffy hat is the most famous handicraft of the people of North Khorasan, which is woven by the people of Jajarm. Namda mali, the production of double carpets in which the Turkmen of the province specialize, and the Kurdish kilim, which is the product of the Kurdish nomads of North Khorasan are some other atrt. Pelas is another type of handicrafts of this province, which is a kind of back kilim that has long been used as a suitable underlay to protect from moisture, cold and heat of the ground, and it was used to cover the floors of North Khorasan nomadic tents, which are often in wet landsor in rural houses. Monabat kari (carving), jajim weaving, traditional embroidery, embroidery on fur, tapestry and tassel weaving, knitting and silk embroidery can also be seen in many cities of the province.
Bojnourd famous candy, cheese sugar, Kurdish tablecloths, local clothes, carpets, kilims, backpacks and high quality Turkmen rugs, Qare Qorut, Kashk and grapes Razeghi in Bojnourd, Carpets and Poustin, jajim, felt, skin, nuts and Spring apples in Shirvan, tent in Rouin, hand towels in Esfarayen, Jajarmi fluffy hat in Jajarm, Turkmen horse's ornaments, etc. are among the souvenirs of this region. Racial and ethnic diversity has increased the prevalence of customs in North Khorasan.
Tourism attraction
Shirvan Valley, Mufakhm Mirror House, Museum of Documents and Manuscripts, Jajarmi Historical House, Sardar Mofakham Mirror House, Nargesloo Relief Lithographs, Jalal Al-din Castle, Belqeis ancient city, Espakho Fire Temple, Astrokhi Waterfall, Baboone Bagh Darreh Plain, etc. are among the tourist attractions of this province. In this province, Turkmen music is performed in various ceremonies inspired by famous Turkmen poets. The music of this region of Iran is generally composed of Kurdish and Turkish, and instruments such as kamancheh, sorna, dotar, dahl and reed are among the well-known instruments of this area. During Nowruz, the Turkmen of the province hold various competitions, including horse racing, bachukhe wrestling and rooster-fighting ceremonies. Every year on the days of Eid al-Fetr, on the thirteenth and fourteenth of Farvardin, the sport of Chukheh is performed, which is one of the traditional and indigenous rituals and sports of the people of this province.

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Shirvan Timurid Chahrtaqi

Shirvan Timurid Chahrtaqi (four-arched) is octagonal and very similar to the tomb. Many people believe that these four arches belonged to a person named Amir Timur, and the reason for their theory is the history on the tombstone, which dates back to 1357. Which shows the same period of Timurid dynasty.

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