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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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Reading through history lines and tracing the roots even by the poet's monographs it has been widely believed that the great poet was born in 1733 possibly in the Hajygowshan village near Gonbad-e Qabus city in what is now the Iranian province of Golestan the northern steppes of which are known as Turkmen Sahra (Turkmen steppes").
Iran's Friday Mosque (Masjid-e Jameh), located in the historical city of Isfahan, and Gonbad-e Qabus tower, situated in the city with the same name, were also inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.
The other 15 designated sites in Iran listed by UNESCO in previous years are: Maidan-e Emam in Esfahan; Persepolis; Tchogha Zanbil; Takht-e Soleyman; Bam; Pasargadae; Soltaniyeh; Bisotun; three Armenian monastic ensembles in northwest Iran (St Thaddeus, St Stepanos and the Chapel of Dzordzor); the Shushtar hydraulic system; Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah and Shrine ensemble in Ardebil; Tabriz Bazaar ; nine Persian Gardens scattered across the country; Gonbad-e Qabus; and the Masjed-e Jameh of Esfahan.
The pressure continued after his jailing, Kokabee wrote, and included a visit to Kokabee from an alleged representative of Iran's National Elites Foundation, and a visit to his family in his hometown, Gonbad-e Qabus, from government representatives.