Hyrcanian Forests a new UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Hyrcanian woods are the only surviving from ice age in the world dates back 25 to 50 million years ago. The largest part of these valuable forests, with about 2 million hectares is in Iran stretching east to west along the southern border of the Caspian Sea, covering the provinces of North Khorasan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Gilan, and Ardabil. There is also a small part of the Hyrcanian forests, which is about 20 thousand hectares in Azerbaijan. In addition, there are also very small spots of these forests in Europe.

Hyrcanian woods are the only surviving from ice age in the world dates back 25 to 50 million years ago. The largest part of these valuable forests, with about 2 million hectares is in Iran stretching east to west along the southern border of the Caspian Sea, covering the provinces of North Khorasan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Gilan, and Ardabil. There is also a small part of the Hyrcanian forests, which is about 20 thousand hectares in Azerbaijan. In addition, there are also very small spots of these forests in Europe.

Hyrcanian woods are the only surviving from ice age in the world dates back 25 to 50 million years ago. The largest part of these valuable forests, with about 2 million hectares is in Iran stretching east to west along the southern border of the Caspian Sea, covering the provinces of North Khorasan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Gilan, and Ardabil. There is also a small part of the Hyrcanian forests, which is about 20 thousand hectares in Azerbaijan. In addition, there are also very small spots of these forests in Europe.

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