is a town located northwest of Yazd with a temperature
It is said that Ashkizar was built by a feudal lord named
Ashkin Zal in Parthian Dynasty’s era.
Also, Firouz-abad Majoumard, a district of Ashkizar is
believed to have been built by king Firouz, a grandson of
Bahram Gour, the famous Sassanid king.
Seeing the man-made forests around Ashkizar, one can see
an example of Desert people’s endeavor to fight back the
quicksand the advancement of which would prevent urban
development in the area.