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Iran Ranks First in World for Number of World Craft Cities
2020-07-23 10:50 |  News > Iran

According to ECI public relations, 48 world cities and villages have been registered by World Crafts Council (WCC) as world cities or villages of handicrafts.

Out of this number, 40 cities belong to Asia-Pacific region while 6 cities are in Latin America and 2 cities in Europe. Having registered 14 cities and villages in the World Crafts Council, Iran ranks first in the world in this field. These registered cities and villages include:
1. Shiraz, Fars Province: World Craft City for Handicrafts
2. Zanjan, Zanjan Province: World Craft City for filigree
3. Malayer, Hamedan Province: World City for Woodcarving & Carved-Wood Furniture
4. Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province: World Craft City for Carpet Weaving
5. Isfahan, Isfahan Province: World Craft City
6. Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province: World Craft City for Gemstones
7. Lalejin, Hamedan Province: World Craft City for Pottery
8. Marivan, Kordestan Province: World Craft City for Klash (Footwear) Stitching
9. Sirjan, Kerman Province: World Craft City for Kilim
10. Abadeh, Fars Province: World Craft City for Woodcarving (Munabbat)
11. Meybod, Yazd Province: World Craft City for Handwoven Floor Covering (Zilou)
12. Khorashad Village, South Khorasan Province: World Craft Village for Towel Weaving (Holebafi)
13. Qasemabad Village, Gilan Province: World Craft City for Chadorshab Weaving
14. Kalpourgan, Sistan & Baloochestan Province: World Craft Village for Handmade Pottery


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