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Chehriq is located in Iran

Chehriq (Persian: چهریق) (also Chahriq, Chiriq, Charik or Čahrīk) is a citadel[1] in northwestern Iran in West Azarbaijan Province, Salmas County, near the Turkish border.[2]


The Báb was imprisoned at Chehriq prior to his execution at Tabriz in 1850.[1]


  1. ^ a b Houtsma, M. Th. et al. (1993 reprint) "Salmas" E. J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936 Volume 4, E.J. Brill, New York, page 118, ISBN 90-04-09796-1
  2. ^ MacEoin, Denis (1989). "Bāb, Sayyed `Ali Mohammad Sirazi". Encyclopædia Iranica. 

Coordinates: 38°4′59″N 44°35′59″E / 38.08306°N 44.59972°E / 38.08306; 44.59972

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