Photos: Maku free trade zone; a gem in Iran’s Azarbaijan

IFP – The Maku Free Trade Zone in northwestern Iran, with an area of over 500,000 hectares, is a large free trade and economic zone with huge a number of visitors.

This city is located near the Iran-Turkey border in a valley where Zangmar River passes through and divides the city into northern and southern parts.

This region is bound to the Republic of Turkey to the north and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic to the east. Therefore, it is a transit route for goods traded with Central Asia and Eastern Europe and one the most important zones in global trade.

Maku is Iran’s largest free zone. More than 3,000 historical sites, dozens of natural works and border markets have turned this city into one of the main destinations for tourists in the northwest of the Islamic Republic.

With its natural and historic attractions, Maku can make a memorable journey for tourists.

Following, you can see a selection of the best attractions of Maku, which has been published by IRNA:

 

 

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