Urmia

Urmia

Urmia[nb 1] (Azerbaijani: Urmiya or Urmiyə, Persian: ارومیه‎‎ (pronounced [oɾumiˈje] ( listen)[nb 2]) is the largest city in West Azerbaijan province of Iran. Urmia is situated at an altitude of 1,330 m above sea level, and is located along the Shahar Chay river (City River) on the Urmia Plain. Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest salt lakes, lies to the east of the city and the mountainous Turkish border area lies to the west.

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