is located 30 km south of Yazd and neighboring Taft and
Bafq, Kerman and Fars provinces. Mehriz Township spreads
on an area of over 15000 sq. km. This township is made up
of two districts: Markazi (central) and Herat and Marvast.
It also has three cities, namely, Herat, Marvast and
Mehriz, and six rural districts. The township is a
relatively flat region, to whose west are located Shirkouh
mountain, Lakhseh and Bovanat mountains.
the sites to visit, one is definitely the “Qarbal Biz”
fountainhead, which is really spectacular and provides a
major part of the water needed to irrigate the
agricultural lands of the region in spring. This fountain
is near Madwar village.
region is also replete decorative and dimensional stone
such as travertine, marble, china, etc., and handicrafts
like carpet weaving, knife making and shawl weaving are
still quite popular in Mehriz.
which in old times was referred to as Mehrijerd, is the
center of this township and the construction of Mehriz is
attributed to Mehrnegar, daughter of the famous Sassanid