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Gorgan are a Central-East Asian ethnic group that lives mainly in the countries of Mongolia, China, and Russia. In China, ethnic Mongols can be found mainly in the central north region of China such as Inner Mongolia...
in the 13th century.
Gorgan (as well as the whole Golestan province) has a world-famous carpet and rug industry, made by Turkmen
The Turkmen are a Turkic people located primarily in the Central Asian states of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and northeastern Iran. They speak the Turkmen language, which is classified as a part of the Western Oghuz branch of the Turkic languages family together with Turkish, Azerbaijani, Qashqai,...
. The patterns of these carpets are derived from the ancient Persian city of Bukhara
Bukhara , from the Soghdian βuxārak , is the capital of the Bukhara Province of Uzbekistan. The nation's fifth-largest city, it has a population of 263,400 . The region around Bukhara has been inhabited for at least five millennia, and the city has existed for half that time...
, which is now in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan , officially the Republic of Uzbekistan is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia and one of the six independent Turkic states. It shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south....
. Jajim carpets are also crafted in this province.
- Nahar khoran Forest
- Alangdare Forest
- Ziarat Village
- Hzarpych Hill
- Emadyh School
- Srkhnklath Hill
- Ismail Shrine Srkhnklath
- Qajar era underground bathroom Srkhnklath
- Mohammad Reza Lotfi, musician.
- Nader Ebrahimi
Nader Ebrahimi was an Iranian writer, screenwriter, photographer, director and actor.He was born in 1936 in Tehran....
, author, poet, director, and researcher.
- Maryam Zandi
Maryam Zandi is an Iranian photographer. She is involved in different areas of photography but she is mostly known for her The Portraits book collection....
- Elaheh Yadegar, Chief of Special and Project Studies, California Department of Transportation, District 7.
- Abdol Ghayoom Ebrahimi
Abdol Ghayoom Ebrahimi , , founder of Islamic Azad University of Gorgan, has been an ex-visiting professor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States before....
(b. 1932), retired professor of Agricultural & Natural Resources University.
- Keyan Rafiee, Founder of Human Right Activist in Iran HRA-Iran.org
- Fakhroddin Asaad Gorgani, Poet.
- Abu Sa'id al-Darir al-Jurjani, 9th century astronomer and mathematician
- Abu Sahl al-Masihi al-Jurjani (al-Masihi)
Abu Sahl 'Isa ibn Yahya al-Masihi al-Jurjani was a Persian Christian physician, from Gorgan, east of the Caspian Sea, in Iran.He was the teacher of Avicenna...
, 10th century physician and teacher of Avicenna
Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā , commonly known as Ibn Sīnā or by his Latinized name Avicenna, was a Persian polymath, who wrote almost 450 treatises on a wide range of subjects, of which around 240 have survived...
- Abd al-Qāhir al-Jurjānī
Abu Bakr Abd al-Qāhir bin Abd ar-Rahman bin Muhammad al-Jurjānī was a renowned Persian scholar of the Arabic language, literary theorist, grammarian and Shafi'i Muslim...
, 11th century grammarian and literary theorist
- Zayn al-Din al-Jurjani, 12th century royal physician
- Fażlu l-Lāh Astar-Ābādī
Fażlu l-Lāh Astar-Ābādī , also known as Fażlullāh Tabrīzī Astarābādī by a pseudonym al-Ḥurūfī and a pen name Nāimī, was an Iranian mystic who founded the Ḥurūfī movement...
, 14th century mystic and founder of Hurufism
Hurufism was a mystical kabbalistic Sufi doctrine, which spread in areas of western Persia, Anatolia and Azerbaijan in later 14th - early 15th century.- Foundation :...
- Rustam Gorgani
Rostam Gorgani was a mid-16th century Persian physician who lived in India.Rostam Gorgani was the court physician of two of the rulers of the Deccan sultanates, Malik Ahmad Shah I and Burhan Shah I , in the city of Ahmadnagar in the Deccan Plateau, India...
, 16th century physician
- Mir Damad
Mir Damad , known also as Mir Mohammad Baqer Esterabadi, or Asterabadi, was an Iranian philosopher in the Neoplatonizing Islamic Peripatetic traditions of Avicenna and Suhrawardi, a scholar of the traditional Islamic sciences, and foremost figure , of the cultural renaissance of Iran undertaken...
, 17th century Islamic scholar and Neoplatonic philosopher
- Mirza Mehdi Khan Astarabadi
Mirza Mehdi Khan Esterabadi "Etemad-ed-Dowleh" "Monshi-ol-Mamalek" was the chief secretary, historian, biographer, advisor, strategist, friend and confidant of King Nadir Shah Afshar, it was him who wrote and accepted the different decisions and files related to the Empire.-Biography:Mirza Mehdi...
, 18th century chief minister to Nader Shah
Nāder Shāh Afshār ruled as Shah of Iran and was the founder of the Afsharid dynasty. Because of his military genius, some historians have described him as the Napoleon of Persia or the Second Alexander...
- Bibi Khatoon Astarabadi
Bibi Khānoom Astarābādi was a notable Iranian writer, satirist, and one of the pioneering figures in the women's movement of Iran....
, a notable writer, satirist, and one of the pioneering figures of the women's movement of Iran
Colleges and universities
- Islamic Azad University of Gorgan
Islamic Azad University of Gorgan is a campus of Islamic Azad University system in Iran.-History:The university came of age under the direction of Prof...
- Golestan University of Medical Sciences
- Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, a.k.a. Gorgan University is a university in Golestan Province of Iran.First founded in 1957 as the Junior College of Forestry and Range Management , the university was among the first specialized agricultural universities of...
- Mirdamad Institute of Higher Education
- Lamei Gorgani Institute of Higher Education
- Hakeem Jorjani Institute of Higher Education