Definitions for "Alvand"
Alvand , Alwand or Alvand Kuh is a mountain chain in western Iran. This mountain chain is located near Hamadan, with a summit of 3580 m, and consists mainly of intrusive rocks (granite, granitoid and diorite). The range bears a trilingual ancient inscription (Neo Elamite, Neo Babylonian and Old Persian) of King Darius the great and king Xerxes I, called Ganj Nameh, 10km south of Hamadan.