Zarivar Lake

Zarivar Lake
Zarivar Lake

 

Zarivr Lake
Zarivar Lake

Lake Zarivar, also known as Zeribar or Zrewar, is a lake situated in the Iranian province of Kordestan west of Marivanin in western Iran. The name is composed of zare (sea) and the suffix -bar (which in Kurdish means lake).

Zarivar Lake has a length of 5 km (3.1 mi), a maximum width of 1.6 km (0.99 mi), and a maximum depth of 6 meters (20 ft.). The lake’s water is fresh and it is a major touristic attraction in the region. There is a lot of folklore about the origins of the lake among the Kurdish people of this region.