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ARAS
Aras River, the border region Pldsht
Originates in Erzurum, Turkey
Kura River outfall
Length of 1072 km.
Aras (in Turkish, Azerbaijani: Araz - in Armenian language: Arax, Արաքս) called a probe and raging river Arpa Chai district, which originated in Anatolia, Turkey, Nakhchivan, Julfa Armenian-Turkish border and after crossing the Iranian border. Azerbaijan Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan and been thrown into the river Kura.
Later, Iran and the Soviet Union had built a dam on the Aras Dam Pldsht name. God dam and dam Qyzqlhsy already done jointly with Azerbaijan on the construction of Aras.
Aras has made over five bridges: the iron bridge Julfa main Julfa Pldsht bridge in the city of Maku, God Blessed Paul the Qara Dagh, Paul Nvrdvz the border with Armenia.
Aras islands
Map of the Aras River in Afsharieh. Aras river bed 805 large and small islands are uninhabited local language as "dinner" they say. Based on the border island of 427 and 382 islands to the Soviet Union (and now Azerbaijan) belong. The islands on the river can be used only for grazing animals.
Most of these islands are called numbered names and some islands are also known as: Khramh, Bvydvz, Pyrvatlr, and many Qrhqbah. How many islands are named with pastures are good.
Iranian officer of the Army Lieutenant Nur large survey of Tabriz in Iran's interest was to prove that the branch is deeper and therefore major branches Bybakanh with his horse ran into the water. He and his horse disappeared beneath the waves, but the Iranian border Samad Mddaqly able to save an Iranian officer. Russian delegation to visit the scene of property on 130 islands in this branch is accepted. 130 Island officials later adopted the name of a large island and a great reward and honor was given to Lieutenant Nur.
During the cold war some Iranian communists escaped to the Soviet Union through the river. Also Behrangi Samad, an Iranian author of children's books was drowned in the river. Wikipedia

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