Huraman, the cradle of Zoroastrianism is one of the most interesting mountainous regions of Iran. The chain crosses the province of Kurdistan and Kermanshah in western Iran.
The inhabitants of Huraman speak Kurds Hurami, the language of the Kurdish group.
Exceptional valleys, rivers and splendid landscapes with a staircase architecture on the hill are amongst the characteristics of this region.
At the hydrographic level, a river that is made of a source of water called “Chehme Bel” is the shortest river in the world with a total length of just 15 meters.
This area is also popular for the cultivation of nuts because the geography which is ideal for the cultivation of trees of his type.
On the vegetation level, the area is mainly covered by oaks, but one can also find other trees such as wild pear trees and hawthorns.
Some linguists believe that the name Hawraman or Huraman has strong ties to the old Zoroastrian faith and claims that the name may come from Ahuraman or Ahura Mazda (the name of God in the ancient Indo-Iranian neighboring language).
Finally in 2015, archaeologists discovered a cave near a village in this region (Hajij). The cave was covered in 40,000 years old’s # stone.
It is therefore among the most ancient traces of human occupation that have been discovered in this region.