Urmia

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Synonyms for Urmia

a shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey

a city on the western side of Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran

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Mohammad-Reza Attarzadeh, the Deputy Energy Minister of Iran has declared the suspension of the work of building eight dams over rivers along the route of the Urmiya Lake, which is the country's biggest lake.
"My family and I have come to Kurdistan Region on trip for the Eid vacation, three days, from Urmiya, in Iran.
The editorial office of the Navide Azerbaijan newspaper in Urmiya, a town on the western shore of Lake Urmiya, was also closed.
The ancient history of carpet weaving is evidencedcarpet weaving tools (the 4th-3rd millennium BC.) discovered duringGultapin excavations, a clay figure of a horse with its horse-cloth decorated with flowers, found in Maku city in Southern Azerbaijan (dates to the 2nd millennium BC) as well as a golden plate picturing a lion with a decorated cloth found in the hills near Hasanulu on the coast of Lake Urmiya (1st millennium BC).
Azerbaijani schools of ashug art include Shirvan (eastern), Ganjabasar and Borchaly (western), schools of Iranian (Southern) Azerbaijan in Tabriz, Qaradag, Urmiya etc.