see GorganGorgan
or Jurjan
, town (1991 pop. 162,468), N Iran, E of the Caspian Sea. The surrounding region yields abundant grain and has extensive forests and marshes. Items of trade include carpets.
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, Iran.
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IRAN: Golestan Province: Gorgan (listed on label as ancient city name Astrabad), 1914, A.
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