Piranshahr is a city located in West Azarbaijan Province in northwest Iran. It is the capital of Piranshahr County.

Piranshahr is the center of the traditional region of Mokrian and one of the Iran’s oldest cities and its foundations date back to the pre-Islamic era of Iran and the emergence of the kingdom of Media.

The Farsi language is the official language of Iran and thus within the city of Piranshshr. In Piranshahr every literate person knows how to communicate in the Persian language. The literacy rate is 97%.

The city of Piranshahr produces a full range of over 100 different granite materials in a variety of colours and textures. The quality and the beauty of Piranshahr granites are one of the best-known in the world.

Things to See in Piranshahr

  • Mirabad Protected Zone
  • Khaneghah Shams Borhan
  • Khoranj Village
  • Historical Hills
  • Ghandil Mountains

Piranshahr Attractions