North Central Zagros

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointZard Kuh (4221 m/13,848 ft)
States/ProvincesKhuzestan (54%), Isfahan (28%), Lorestan (12%), Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari (5%), Markazi (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area59,505 sq km / 22,975 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent401 km / 249 mi North-South
328 km / 204 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long32° 9' N; 49° 57' E
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Map of North Central Zagros
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the North Central Zagros.
Zagros MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Northern ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North Central ZagrosLevel 3
         South Central ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern ZagrosLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the North Central Zagros

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Zard Kuh422113,848 
2.Haft Tanan410413,465 
3.Oshtoran Kuh408113,389 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the North Central Zagros

Zard Kuh
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Start of the hiking between thistles (2017-06-27). Photo by Reza Babri.
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