The city of Lalejin in Hamedan

The city of Lalejin (لالجین) in Hamedan (همدان) Province, [Coordinates: 34°48′N 48°31′E]. At the 2006 census, its population was 44,568, lies 20 kilometers northwest of the provincial city of Hamedan and is considered one of the leading ceramic centers of…

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Tehran (Teheran)

Tehran (or Teheran); (تهران) is the capital and largest city of Iran, and the administrative center of Tehran Province. Tehran (35°41′46.28″N 51°25′22.66″E) is a sprawling city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range (the highest point in the Middle…

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Shiraz – Fars Province

Shiraz (شیراز) is the fifth most populated city in Iran and the capital of Fars Province (استان فارس). Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Rudkhaneye (Roodkhaneye) Khoshk seasonal river (The Dry River) (29°37′N 52°32′E) and has…

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Vank Church in Isfahan (Esfahan), Iran

Vank Church (کلیسای وانک یا آمنا پرکیچ) in Isfahan (Esfahan) (اصفهان), is the most important and famous historical church in Isfahan from the viewpoint of architecture and decorations values and wall paintings. This church has other names such as san…

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Lorestan Province

Lorestan Province (Lurestaan or Luristan or Loristan) ( استان لرستان), comprises a province and a historic territory of western Iran amidst the Zagros (زاگرس) Mountains. The population of Lorestan is calculated 1.754 million people in 2011. Lorestan covers an area…

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Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Chaharmahal o Bakhtiyari (چهارمحال و بختیاری) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran (32°19′39″N 50°51′17″E / 32.3275°N 50.8546°E). It lies in the southwestern part of the country. Its capital is Shahrekord ( شهرکرد). It has an area of 16,332…

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Esfahan or Isfahan

Esfahan or Isfahan (historically also rendered as Ispahan, Hispahan, Aspadana, Spahan (اصفهان), located about 340 km south of Tehran at 32°39′5″N 51°40′45″E is the capital of Esfahan Province and Iran's third largest city (after Tehran and Mashhad). Esfahan City had…

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