Maragheh is located in south of Tabriz and Sahand Mountain, 126 kilometers from the province capital. Its climate is warm in low lands beside Urumiah lake and temperate in high lands.
Maragheh is one of the oldest cities of Iran. It used to be Arabas citadel during one of their battles against Babak Khoramdin. This city was home to many talented scientists, philosophers and artists