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Studying in Arak

Studying in Arak


Arak is one of the Iran’s metropolis,one of Iran’s biggest center cities and center of Markazi state and Arak province.Every year,our team have been facing a huge amount of students requesting for studying in Arak.In following,you are going to read more about this city.

Studying in Arak


In terms of location,Arak city has been surrounded by Sefid-Khani Mountains,Nazm-Abad Mountains,Sorkh-Kooh(Kooh Sorkhe) from the south and Mooda Mountains from the west. Markazi Mountains and the inner Pishkooh of Zagros Mountain range are considered as mountains around the city.

Only the Qarekhriz river (known as dry river) passes through the city. This river originates from the mountains of Garekahriz, after irrigating the lands of the villages near the city, it passes through the west of the city and flows into Miqan lagoon. This river is seasonal and becomes dry in summer. the river’s challenging problem is enterance of city wastewater which comes from various areas of town and water pollution.

Per capita green space in the metropolis is 22.57 square meters per person, and this indicator is seven and a half square meters per person in the country. However, today’s green space is suffering from lack of water, which has led to the loss of part of this space.

There are 1,300 hectares of green spaces and about 100 hectares of lawns in the city, which are irrigated through non-potable wells and aqueducts of the urban area, and in addition to that, in the southwestern region of the city, the green spaces of Senejan and Korherood are available. It is 336 hectares, of which 421 hectares are in the form of 125 gardens. Most of the city’s green space is in the form of garden forest strips in the Sanjan and Korerood areas.

Studying in Arak


Arak includes one international airport which is one of the first airports established in Iran. The date of establishment of this airport is not exactly known, but the official date of its opening goes back to 1317/1938, although there have been reports of the presence of airplanes in this city much earlier than this date. Before the implementation of the runway extension project, this airport was only for domestic flights and medium-sized, transport and military planes, and it was not possible to accommodate wide-body planes.

In 1392 solar year, with the full implementation of the expansion plan of Arak airport in the section of raising, expanding and strengthening the runway, it became possible to accept airplanes up to Airbus class at the city airport. Now this airport has weekly flights to Tehran, Mashhad and Asalouye.

Arak has long been located on the route of the nationwide railway from north to south of Iran, and the railway has played an important role in the all-round prosperity of the city. The protection area of ​​the city railway administration started from Saqeh station in Qom province and covered from one side to Momenabad station in Lorestan province and on the other side to Kermanshah station in Kermanshah province. Kermanshah province to be established.

Arak has three passenger terminals within and outside the province:

  • Central terminal: which is located next to the 5-star Amir Kabir hotel.
  • Farahan terminal: which is located in the north of the city and in the vicinity of Amirkabir square.
  • Ghadir Terminal: which is located in the southwest of the city and in the vicinity of Basij Square.

City and Suburbs Bus Unit Company, which was established in 1370 and has many passenger lines in and around the city. In 1392, the total number of bus fleets in the city was 166, 45 lines are in operation. Of these, 64 are gas-powered buses and 102 are diesel-powered. In the first quarter of 2012, around 13,300,059 inner-city passengers were transported by bus. Also, all lines and passenger transportation in the bus organization The city of Arak has been completely handed over to the private sector.

Studying in Arak

Tourism sightseeing


Among the entertainment centers of Arak city, the following are mentioned:

  • Amusement park (Tulip Park)
  • Storm collection
  • Primrose amusement park

shopping center

Traditional shopping centers

The market of this city (Sultan Stock Market) besides being a historical building, it is also a place for people to trade today and has kept its historical role until today.

New shopping centers

In addition to the old and historical shopping centers, modern shopping centers have been built in Arak in recent years, including Golestan shopping complex, Aseman shopping complex, Didar Passage, Sadaf Passage, Tala Passage, Tehrani Passage, Sana Passage and Khatam.

Historical monuments

  • Arak Bazaar
  • Guard school
  • Four season bathroom
  • Hasanpour’s house
  • Haj Vakil castle
  • Shah Abbasi Caravanserai

natural attractions

  • Miqan lagoon
  • Walnut Valley
  • Takhtsadat
  • Takhtsadat

Religiousv attractions

Among the religious monuments of Arak are Imamzadeh Mohammad Abed (Safawi period), Imamzadeh Abdullah and Amina Khatun, the tomb of Agha Nuruddin Iraqi and the old cemetery of the city.

The Holy Masroop Church is one of the two Armenian churches of Arak city, which was built by the Armenians of the city during the Qajar period. The old square of Moradabad, which is located in the village of Moradabad, is one of the buildings of the Seljuk period.


Among the museums of the city, we can mention the Four Seasons Museum, the Magnificent Museum, the Sultanabad Museum (Islamic Arts), the Anthropology Museum, the Crafts Museum, the Biodiversity Museum, the Stone and Gem Museum, and the Education Museum. Also, the construction of the Great Arak Museum and the Holy Defense Museum is also running.

Studying in Arak

Reputable universities

Studying in Arak

Studying in Arak has and will continue to have many advantages for students. For example, the cost of living is low, as well as studying in prestigious universities of this city, such as Arak University of Medical Sciences and Arak University.

38 scientific and academic centers have been defined in Central Province. The universities of the central province have the privilege of 30 specialized scientific journals and have published 253 issues so far. Central Province has hosted 50 specialized scientific conferences and 0 scientific lectures. Researchers of the universities and scientific centers of Central Province have published 39,631 scientific articles including 7,356 journal articles and 22,397 articles in domestic scientific conferences and 7,356 international articles. In 2017, there were 47,508 students studying in the universities of Central Province and these centers have 2,128 They were professors and faculty members.

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