Varzaneh is located 105km southeast of Esfahan(Isfahan) and 240km away from Yazd.
It has a population of 14,000 sprawling over 23,000km² at an altitude of 1477m above sea level. Like most parts of central Iran, it has a quite dry desert climate. Almost all of the year, it has the same temperature of Isfahan city. The temperature sometimes drops below zero in January and February after midnight. Due to lack of humidity, people feel less steamy and disappointing weather in summer. Since there are much less dust and almost no cloud in the sky in summer, it has an ideal area around for stargazing. If you travel in summer, avoid visiting its desert from 11 in the morning until 4 p.m. at the sands are burning hot. In all neighborhood of the town, you will see plenty of Iran desert traditional house and guesthouses.
Varzaneh was the last civilization on the Zayanderud river since 5000 years ago. The Zayanderud river ends at Gavkhouni wetland which is 30km east of Varzaneh. Within the lands between wetland and Varzaneh, signs of very ancient civilization are unearthed. Further investigations on some pots that have been discovered, confirms the fact that the district of Varzaneh has been inhabited for 5,000 years.
|Languages spoken||Persian (Farsi) - English|
|Currency used||Euro - U.S Dollor - Rial|
|Country name||Iran - Esfahan Province|