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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The 11th International Festival of Tribal Culture kicked off in Gorgan in Golestan province last Monday and then shifted four days later to Gonbad-e Kavus, a seemingly appropriate move for an event filled with many nomads.
Yavar Abbas said in the opening ceremony of the 11th International Culture Festival in Gonbad-e Kavus, in the northern province of Golestan that Iranian ethnic cultures are so dynamic and show the strength of the Iranian culture and the flexibility of Islam.
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.