Where is Khorramshahr Located?
Khorramshahr is a city on the Iranian-Iraqi border river in the province of Chuzestan in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Between 1800 and 1924, the town was called “Mohammerah” and then renamed its current name after it was incorporated into the National Administration.
What Country is Khorramshahr in?
Khorramshahr, a major port city since it is located directly at the confluence of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.
Khorramshahr was the first city to have had great resistance against the invasion of Saddam’s troops in the Iraq-Iran war in 1980, with heavy losses. Monuments and paintings to the resistance and the legacies of the war, are today maintained as a reminder of the khorramshahr. From November 1980 to June 1982, the city was occupied and destroyed by the fighting and rebuilt after the war. The liberation of Khorramshahr was the decisive turning point in the Iraq-Iran war, which is why it is thought of annually.