Gonbad-e Kavus


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Gonbad-e Kavus,

Iran: see Gunbad-e-QabusGunbad-e-Qabus
or Gonbad-e Kavus
, city (1991 pop. 102,768), Mazandaran prov., N Iran, on the Gorgan River. It is an agricultural trade center. The 236-ft-tall (72-m) decagonal brick tower there was built in A.D.
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During a speech in the Caspian coastal city of Gonbad-e Kavus, Ahmadinejad declared: "Today our country is moving towards drought, which is partly unintentional due to industry and partly intentional, as a result of the enemy [the West] destroying the clouds moving towards our country and this is a war that Iran is going to overcome.
The 55-meter Qabus Tower, which is the tomb of Zeyarid ruler Qabus ibn Voshmagir, who was the ruler of the Gorgan and Tabaristan regions ofnorthern Iran from 977 to 981 and again from 997 to 1012, was built on a 15-meter mound located in Gonbad-e Kavus in Golestan Province.