Yush, Mazandaran

Yush (Persian: یوش, also Romanized as Yūsh)[1] is a village in Sheykh Fazlolah-e Nuri Rural District, Baladeh District, Nur County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 154, in 57 families.[2]

Yush
یوش
village
Tomb of Nima Yushij in Yush
Yush
Coordinates: 36°11′31″N 51°43′25″E
Country Iran
ProvinceMazandaran
CountyNur
BakhshBaladeh
Rural DistrictSheykh Fazlolah-e Nuri
Population
 (2006)
  Total154
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Yush lies in the Alborz Mountains and is known as the birthplace of Nima Yooshij, an influential contemporary poet and the father of the new-era poem in Iran.

On 28 May 2004 at 17:08 local time (12:38 UTC), it was the epicentre of the 6.3 Mw Mazandaran-Qazvin earthquake, which left 35 dead and 400 injured.


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