Orumieh, the capital of Western Azarbaijan province: The name of the city was changed to "Rezayieh" during the Shah era but was restored after the revolution. In Asurian language it means "The place of water". The city is located near the famous Orumieh lake which is the second saltiest lake in the world. Orumieh city itself is surrounded by vast vineyards. Turkey and Iraqi borders are 1 hour away by car.