Where is Qazvin Located?
The city of Qazwin or Qazvin or Ghazwin (Kazwin) is the capital of the homonymous provinces of Iran and is located in the central area of Iran. It was the capital of the Safavid Empire from 1548 to 1598 ad.
What Country is Qazvin in?
The mountains of the Central Alborz, Ramand and Kharghan surrounded the province. The city of Qazvin is located 90 km North-West of Tehran and at a height of 1.297 m. It is a cool but dry climate.
The city has more than 2000 architectural and archaeological sites. Archaeological finds indicate a settlement since the 7 millennium BC. In ancient European books the city is called “Arzas” or “Arzasia” or in the Greek “Razhya”. The city was on the silk road.