آذربایجان شرقس

East Azarbaijan Province

The land of Azarbaijan is one of the oldest civilizations of Iran and has an important position in the ancient civilization of Iran. Tabriz, historical center of Azarbaijan area, is an ancient city which its initial historical signs date back to eighth century BC, where it is referred to as the conquest of the insignia of the Assyrian king Sargon II. According to the historical signs, Azarbaijan was at a very remote time and has enjoyed significant economic, social and industrial activities (in terms of being on the way to the Silk Road), in which archaeologists, have found the oldest carpet (Pazirk carpets) in this area.