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Tooskestan Forest - Gorgan Province

Hyrcanian Forest registered as the second natural world heritage of Iran after Lout Desert
The second natural effect of Iran has registered after the Lut desert in the 43rd of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Hyrcanian forests in northern Iran and in the south of the Caspian Sea are spread in 3 northern provinces of Iran Mazandaran-Gilan and Golestan provinces are covered with these forests of 40 million years old. The Hirkani ecosystem is home to 296 bird species, 98 mammal species, and 150 native trees and shrubs. These forests have different types of vegetation depending on the altitude. Its most famous trees are rush, oak, alder, elm, ash, and cedar. Read More