List of rivers of Iran

This is a list of the rivers wholly or partly in Iran, arranged geographically by river basin from west to east.

Flowing into the Persian Gulf

The Karun-3 dam, one of the many large power dams on the Karun River

Flowing into the Gulf of Oman

Flowing into endorheic basins

Lake Urmia

Caspian Sea

Namak Lake


Hamun-e Jaz Murian

Sistan Basin

The Kajaki Dam on the Helmand River provides flood control, power and irrigation water to the Helmand Valley. Without the dam, the surrounding region would be arid and would not be able to produce crops.


Karakum Desert

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