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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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 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.
The tower is located at Gonbad-e Qabus in Golestan province, a very humid area north of the Alborz Mountains.