QUCHAN(QOUCHAN,GHOOCHAN) city has about 807 kilometers from TEHRAN
and 150 kilometers from MASHAD.
Its climate, due to existence of Hezar Masjed, Aladagh and Shah Jahan heights, is moderate in summer and cold in .In medieval ages, QUCHAN(QOUCHAN,GHOOCHAN) was famous as
"Khabooshan" and "Khoojan".
This city was rebuilt in the time of Holakookhan. Shah Abbas the First transferred Kord warriors to this region for preventing Ozbaks and Turkmen attacks.
In the year 1791 AD., Nader Shah was killed in "Tapeh Nader" (Nader's hill) close to this city. Its historical sites mostly belong to 12th century AD.
Important natural, historical and religious monuments of this city are as follows:
- Ghoochan Gheshmeh Garmab (hot mineral water spring)
- Ableh and Bardeh Rostam caves
- Recreational areas around the city