The city of Yasuj is the provincial capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad province, located in the southwestern part of the Country. This specific province is home to various nomadic tribes Iran which are still living inside the black tents through an entirely traditional lifestyle. Surrounded by thick oak, Persian turpentine, and maple forests, Yasuj has continentally-influenced Mediterranean climate and experiences high annual snow and rainfall.
The term “Yasuj” is believed to mean the ‘place where jasmine flowers grow in abundance’ through the local dialect. The city has come to be known as the Nature Capital of Iran because of its lush vegetation, fertile soil, and scenic waterfalls.