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Poldasht Border Terminal
 
Geographical situation:
Poldasht border terminal is placed in west Azerbaijan province, north-west of Iran and in common border of Iran and autonomous Nakichevan republic as a part of Maku County. This border is 1.5Km far from poldasht city and the distance of this border to Orumieh, the center of west Azerbaijan province is 275Km. It is to be noted that the nearest city of the opposite country to this border is Shah Takhti with 1.5km distance.
 
Construction Reasons:
With respect to the predicted programs and the development of Iran-Nakichevan relations, the subject of organizing Poldasht border terminal in the place of new bridge construction was placed on agenda. Iran's easy access to connection roads of the countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, caucasus, Turkey to Europe through this border, also Large volume of economic transactions with Nakichavan have been led to increase the volume of exchanges through this border terminal.
 
International Relations:
Common beliefs, customs, Language, religion, easy access to Iran-Europe transit road, to situate in the former Soviet Union's railway and close to the center of Republic Armenia-Georgia has created suitable conditions in respect of communication network and economic development for regional countries.
 
Technical features:
Temporary site of poldasht border terminal started its work on September 16, 1986 with establishment of 11 containers. Currently, the studies have been completed and necessary permits have been taken for construction of terminal's major site. The possibility of goods transit has been provided by constructing iron bridge for heavy vehicles traffic. It is to be noted that Some 12 billion rials have been expended for construction of this border terminal.
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