Although the waterfalls in Iran are not comparable to the world’s waterfalls in terms of height, apart from their height, other properties such as waterfall width, output water volume, being plunge or cascade as well as environmental factors such as regional climate and natural sights surrounding the waterfall and local beliefs might be influential in their popularity.
No accurate studies have been carried out on the height of important waterfalls in Iran. However, according to nature experts’ experiences and scholars’ ideas, Laton Waterfall in Astara can be considered the highest waterfall in Iran with a height of 105 meters. After that, Vorvar Waterfall and Serankuh Waterfall are located in Barez Mountains in Kerman with a height about 100 meters and Shevi Waterfall is located in Dezful Mountain Hall and Kermanshah Piran in Rijab Area with a height of more than 80 meters.
Laton Waterfall is located in Astara County, Lavandevil City and Kuteh Kumeh Village with longitude and latitude of 38° and 19° N and 48° and 43° E. This waterfall with a height of about 105 meters has two high steps from where water is released up to the point where water flows on. The water volume is different in different months of the year but it flows permanently in all seasons.