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Ahwaz, Khuzestan – A travel guide to the birthplace of Iran

Ahwaz, in Iran’s southwest, is a city of about 1.3 million and the largest city in Khuzestan province. Close to the Iraqi border and the Persian Gulf, Ahwaz is home to Iran’s largest Arab population and several other ethic minority groups. It first prospered thousands of years ago along the banks of the Karun River, a waterway that today irrigates one of Iran’s largest food bowls.

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