About Khoshab :

On the 7th of October 2010, Khoshab section of Sabzevar Bozorg functions was upgraded to a city and was introduced as the 27th city of Khorasan Razavi.

Khoshab city with an area of ​​1786/177 square kilometers, a population of 42,000 people, with 180 settlements (both residential and non-residential) according to the 2006 census, one of the seven districts of Sabzevar city with a geographical location of 42 km from north to Esfarayen city from south to Sabzevar and Mor It is bounded on the east by the Cerolite section and below the plain, and on the west by the Joven section.

This section became independent in 1989 after administrative steps, which now includes two central sections and Meshkan and Nodeh Enqelab in five villages of Darreh Yam, Robat Jaz, Sultanabad, Tabas and Meshkan. It is over 40 thousand people. In this city, different dialects of Kurdish, Turkish and Persian are common. The inhabitants of this city are Shiites. The occupation of most people is animal husbandry and agriculture.

The center of this city is Sultanabad with a population of about 5500 people in 1379 became a city located 35 km northeast of Sabzevar and about 200 km west of the holy city of Mashhad and in 1389 as the center of Khoshab city of Sabzevar Was separated.

طبيعت خوشاب

denomination :

Khoshab from the combination of Khosh Ab means precious water, prosperity and gloss. The reason for naming the village Khoshab is “the pleasant climate of this village, because in summer, when the hot and desert weather of the city reaches several degrees above zero”, the cool and pleasant climate of Khoshab village hosts guests from the city and surrounding villages. They come there to spend a memorable day in the lap of pristine and beautiful nature.

Nikuan ra hast miras az Khoshab

(Translate: The good people have their heritage from Khoshab.)


Natural features:

Favorable weather is affected by the semi-arid climate of the super-cold part. However, due to the fact that it is located in the center of the plain, the difference between night and day temperatures in the warm months of the year sometimes reaches 30 degrees Celsius and in the cold months of the year this temperature difference decreases to less than 20 degrees Celsius.

Vegetation :

Khoshab village has 200 types of medicinal plants.

Mountain trees:

Musk willow, mountain fig, mountain pistachio, mountain pistachio, purple, turmeric, mandarin, wild barberry, raspberry, willow, bear grass and …

Garden trees:

Walnuts, apricots, plums, prunes, plums, peaches, peaches, grapes, apple trees, figs, cherries, sour cherries, pears, green tomatoes, berries, blackberries, poplar, sycamore, cypress, willow, etc.

Crops :

Wheat, barley, cotton, beans, chickpeas, lentils, cumin, sesame, mung bean, turnip, potatoes, beets, onions, garlic, cucumbers, melons, squash, watermelons, carrots, saffron and …

Country divisions:

  • Central part (Sultanabad):
    • Robat-jaz village
    • Sultanabad village
  • Nodeh Enghelab section :
    • Nodeh Enghelab Village
    • Tabas Village
  • Meshkan section:
    • Meshkan village
    • Yam village
Map Of Khoshab
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Archaeological background

Mythical background

Background of the Islamic era

Based on the remnants of the human cultural movement documented to study the surface of the earth by surveying the ancient history of the place reaches the second and first millennium BC.

According to the name left on the villages of this city, its mythological background dates back to the Kiyan period, which ruled in Iran before the Parthian dynasty. In the Avesta, eight people of this dynasty are mentioned, of which Kaykhosrow is one of these names.

Khoshab, like other cities of Khorasan, converted to Islam in 29-30 AH. Sabzevar and Neishabour were captured by the Muslims in 30 AH, and in that year Abdullah Ibn Amer Kriz came to Beyhaq, and after capturing that area, he made Aswad Ibn Kulthum Adavi the ruler of Bayhaq.



square kilometer

population :

According to the 2011 census, the population of the city was



Khoshab building:

Archaeological evidence indicates that they lived in the Khoshab region at least before the second millennium AD. There are also artifacts from the Sassanid period in this historical city, which shows the antiquity of this region. Khoshab, like other cities of Khorasan, converted to Islam in 29-30 AH, Sabzevar and Neishabour were captured by the Muslims in 30 AH, and in that year Abdullah Bin Amer Kariz, who was in charge of conquering Khorasan, came to Bayhaq through Kerman. The conquest of that region ruled Asuddin Kulthum Adavi from the Taherian period to the Qajar dynasty.

geographical location :

Khoshab city in the northwest of Khorasan Razavi province is located between 36 degrees and 20 minutes to 36 degrees and 50 minutes latitude and 57 degrees and 42 minutes to 58 degrees and 51 minutes longitude and is located in the middle of Joven-Jaghta tourism axis. Also, Sultanabad city is located in the center of the city at 36 degrees and 24 minutes latitude and 58 degrees and 2 minutes longitude, which is limited to Sabzevar city from the south, Esfarayen city from the north, Jovin city from the west and Neishabour and Firoozeh cities from the east.

In the south of the city, Tabas Heights is located, which includes Sulaimaniyah, Siab, Siah, Sefid, Zol and Surakhdar mountains. The continuation of these heights reaches the Jaghtai mountain range. In the southeast of Kuh-e Gavin city and the heights of Haidar Imamzadeh and in the north of the region, Kuh-e Ying, Meshkan and Markuh heights are located in Yam Valley Darband village with 1750 meters above sea level is the highest point, and Sabzevar railway station near Sultanabad city with 1135 meters above sea level is the lowest point of the city.

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ways :

The national railway and the transit road of Central Asia pass through the center of Khoshab city.

Customs and celebrations:

In this city, all kinds of celebrations, festivals and special occasions are still held according to the beliefs of the people of the region. Among these ceremonies, we can go to the transitional ceremonies such as birthday celebration, day seven, aqeeqah, circumcision, courtship, wedding and funeral, as well as celebrations of the solar year such as Shab-e Cheleh or Yalda, Sedeh celebration, Syrian Wednesday, grass of the dead and living grass. Nowruz, Pai, Haftsin, Sizdeh Badr Eidaneh or Bati Betty, as well as lunar year ceremonies such as Muharram mourning, black-clad ceremonies, fasting, Tasua, Ashura, recitation of Bani Assad, will be celebrated with special splendor. In the past, there were occasional ceremonies that today only rain prayers are held and ceremonies such as Choli Chaql, harvest celebration, wheat celebration ceremonies, etc. were mentioned. Among the most important traditional games of Khavash city, the following can be mentioned:

Leng Leng, Khane Khoda, Morqo, Sim Simak, AMu Zanjir Baf, Padeshah Vazir, Harang Harang, Zuo, KoorKoorak, Alak Dolak, Haft Sang, Tug of war, jump, Chookhe wrestling

Sadeh ceremony :

Still, on this night (the night of the 10th of Bahman), people light fires near the villages and make fireballs and play with them.

Cheleh Night Ceremony :

Shab-e Cheleh is one of the social customs that has been held in this city from the past until now. Villagers and farmers were preparing for the night before Yalda night and kept some watermelons and melons and some grapes for the night.

Shal Andazi ceremony :

In the last days of the year and on Syrian Wednesday, a ceremony called shawl-making is performed in Khoshab. In this custom, a person goes to the roof and hangs his scarf through the hole in the roof of the house. The owner of the house had to tie something to his scarf so that the owner of the scarf could lift it.

Pay :

On Eid night, the elders would take food for the younger ones so that they could go home first on the morning of Eid. This food, which could be anything, was called pie. Other ceremonies in different parts of the city include wishing for rain, the promise of Sarkharman, Choli Choghal, and the harvest ceremony.

Nowruz ceremony

Khoshab people from two weeks before Nowruz are preparing for Nowruz by moving house, planting greenery and preparing all kinds of Nowruz cookies.

local market :

Thursday Bazaar located in Javadieh Boulevard (next to the shrine of the martyrs)

Handicrafts :

Because the industry is a job for all seasons, men and young people can be active in the presence of conditions and facilities. Also, there is no need for factories that confirm the impact on the architecture of old buildings. Carpentry, blacksmithing, quilt embroidery, carpentry, etc. have been done inside the house. Therefore, today, with a little change, these conditions can be provided. There are 16 groups of handicrafts in Iran, these 16 groups are divided into 150 disciplines. In Sabzevar city, there are forty active and semi-active handicrafts. In Khoshab carpet weaving section, individual weaving is one of the main handicrafts of this section, which has a significant role in understanding the domestic and foreign target market if the establishment of hand-woven carpet cooperatives is formed in the section.

But today, these industries have changed their practice and now in Khoshab city, carpet weaving, wood stove inlay, stone masonry and traditional embroidery are the main handicrafts of this city.

religious places :

Imamzadeh Jafar Ibn Musa Dorofk
Imamzadeh Ibrahim Ibn Abolfazl
Imamzadeh Musa Ibn Jafar, Chahak village
Imamzadeh Mir Motahar
Imamzadeh Haidar, Talebi village
Seyd Abad lithographs
Nurabad mills

: Historical attractions

Dorofk mills
Node Enghelab Man Made Cave
Node Enghelab Reservoir
Baba Langar Collection
Sultanabad Refrigerator
Chahak bath
The old texture of Chahak village
Dorofk Man Made Cave

natural attractions :

Noorabad Waterfall
Mountain view of Imamzadeh Haida
Old Plane Tree Node Enghelab
Yam Valley
Nashib village
Darab village
Mountain Dorofk
Caves of Anbaristan village
Bishe Seyedabad
Sultanabad Tourism Park


  • Dried fruits such as: walnuts and almonds, apricot and raisin leaves, Robat watermelon and pistachio seeds, raisins
  • Herbal medicines such as thyme
  • Ruby grapes and Meshkan melon are famous and special.
  • Watermelon of Balkhanabad
  • Local Tafton
  • Livestock products
  • Yellow oil
  • watermelon seeds

local foods :

آش جوشبره

Local bread

Josh Bareh :

“Josh Bareh” soup, which is also called “Joshvareh” or “Tuper” in the meaning of the word, is one of the suitable dishes of this ecotourism, which is cooked in the last season of the year on Wednesday night.


Fuji Neyshabouri: Mula Moqim, known as Moghima and nicknamed Fuji from the family of a professional poet in Neyshabur, praised Nasrabadi and his two brothers, Azima-Karima, who were the sons of Mullah Qidi, and wrote that this meeting was also the nephew of the people of Neyshabur and the people of Neyshabur. Humanity and perfection, purity of Tint and Salah in 1064, history and literature in Iran, Zabih Safa. Gol Mohammad: The character of Gol Mohammad is the main hero of the book Klidar from the Kurdish sheep of Suzandeh village, a village 6 km east of Sultanabad city (Khoshab city center) on the road from Sultanabad to Firoozeh, who fought with government officials during Reza Khan.

Naziri Neyshabouri: The collection of Naziri poems was published in 1340 by the manifestations of Musaffah with introduction, margins and comments. He is one of the famous and eloquent poets. Abad Gujarat passed away. The lyric he composed with a line of thought and the other single poems quoted from him here are the reason for his eloquence and perfection of the power of his nature.

“Be muyi baste sabram naghme yarast pendari delam az hich maranjad dele yarat pendari”

Dialect and accent:

In Turkish 80%

And in Persian 15%

And in Kurdish 5%

Turkish and Kurdish languages of this region are close to the dialect of North Khorasan and North Khorasan. The whole part has Shiite religion.