Gilvan village has been located exactly in borders of Ardabil and Gilan, between Khalkhal and Rasht.
The height of this mountainous village is 1080 meters from sea level and its weather is cold in winters and moderate in summers. The average annual raining has been reported as 950 millimeters.
The ancient graveyard of village discovered in Khanghah Gilvan area indicated the locality of Gilvan tribe in this village. People of Gilvan village speak in Tat and Talesh. Race of Gilvan people is from Jewish Tat.