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 Fars Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fars then passed hand to hand through numerous dynasties, leaving behind numerous historical and ancient monuments; each of which has its own values as a world heritage, reflecting the history of the province, Iran, and western Asia.
Thus due to the geographical characteristics of Fars and its proximity to the Persian Gulf, Fars has long been a residing area for different natives and tribes from other parts of the world such as the Turks, Semites, and Aryans who were under the influence of Iranian culture.
The cities of Fars province put up a firm resistance to the Arabs during the Islamic Conquest of Iran, particularly in areas around Istakhr.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fars_Province   (848 words)

  
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Fars is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
Fars then passed hand to hand through numerous dynasties, leaving behind numerous historical and ancient monuments; each of which has its own values as a world heritage, reflecting the history of the province, Iran, and western Asia.
Thus due to the geographical characteristics of Fars and its proximity to the Persian Gulf, Fars has long been a residing area for different natives and tribes from other parts of the world such as the Turks, Semites, and Aryans who were under the influence of Iranian culture.
www.kisanji.org /?modulo=wikipedia&arg=Fars   (781 words)

  
 Fars Province - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Fars Province
The name is the same as the Greek ‘Persis’, which, originally the name of the province, came to be the name by which the whole empire was called.
Province of southern Iran, comprising fertile valleys among mountain ranges running northwest–southeast; area 133,300 sq km/51,500 sq mi; population (1991) 3,543,800.
It is crossed by mountain chains running parallel with the coast, intersected by fertile valleys.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Fars+Province   (199 words)

  
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Fars is bordered in the north by provinces of Isfahan and Yazd, in the west by Bushehr, Kohkiluyeh and Boyrahmad, in the south by Hormozgan and in the east by Kerman.
The capital city of Fars is Shiraz and the townships are Abadeh, Eghlid, Estahban, Bavanat, Shiraz, Jahrom, Darab, Sepidan, Fasa, Firoozabad, Kazeroon, Lar, Lamerd, Marvdasht, Mamassani, and Neireez.
Fars is the electron pole of the country and its petrochemical Industries are of importance.
www.sums.ac.ir /about_university/about_fars.html   (695 words)

  
 Iran Aseman Airlines: Leading Iranian Airline, Flight Booking ,Timetable, Departure and arrival flight, Flight to Tehran , Dubai , Mashhad , Middle east , Reservation , Air ambulance , Airport Service , Cargo
Fars, the land of virtuous people, the territory of great antiquity, equal to that of the history of Iran, has always been considered as a major center of formation and prosperity of ancient civilizations of Iran and the world.
On the basis of the studies performed, in the whole Fars province, it has been about 288 tourist centers with historical - religious, natural and historical-natural attractions, out of which 148 centers are with historical-religious and 125 centers with natural and 15 centers with historical-natural attractions.
This town is situated in the south of Fars province and has an area of 5683 sq km.
www.iaa.ir /viewofiran/index.asp   (1402 words)

  
 Provinces of Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city.
A law passed that year split the province of Khorasan into three new provinces: North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, and South Khorasan.
This page was last modified 20:53, 18 April 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces_of_Iran   (108 words)

  
 About IRAN
The mountain chains of Zagros crosses the province from the north-west towards the south-east, and divides the province into 2 distinguishable parts, the first is located on the north and north-west, while the second is located on the south and the south-east of the province, and both are mountainous highlands.
All cities and towns of the province are facilitated with different kings of hotels and guest houses, specially the city of Shiraz is significant for its tourism facilities among all cities of the country.
Different people have lived in the province such as the Aryans, the Samis and the Turks, who worked together to form The Iranian culture.However, the native nomad tribes such as the Qashqais, the Mamesanis the Khamsas and the Koohkeloians, are still conserving a large part of the native culture of the region.
www.iccim.org /english/iran/14   (3227 words)

  
 MIAU
The Fars Province is considered as one of the primitive centers of civilization and one of the most famous provinces of the Old Persian Empire, thus, for centuries was a home to kingdoms in the Iranian Plateau.
In 17 AH one of commanders of Ala-ebne-Hazrami, governor of Bahrain was defeated by Iranian governor of Fars.
Due to geographical characteristics of Fars and its proximity to the Persian Gulf, since long it has been a residing area for different natives and tribes from other parts of the world like Turks, Semites, and Aryans who were under the influence of Iranian culture.
www.miau.ac.ir /position1.htm   (913 words)

  
 PERSEPOLIS : The Splendor of Persia
Fars Province with an area of 126,489 km2, is counted as one of the well-known and important provinces in Iran for industry, agriculture and handicrafts (especially inlaying) and has over 250 industrial sites.
The province of Fars is located in south of Iran and is counted as one of the most famous provinces.
By far the largest and most magnificent building is the Apadana, begun by Darius and finished by Xerxes, that was used mainly for great receptions by the kings.
persepolis.free.fr /iran/tourism/persepolis/persepolis.html   (901 words)

  
 Geography of Fârs Province - (CAIS at SOAS) ©
D. Marsden, "The Qashqa`i Nomadic Pastoralists of Fars Province," in J. Allgrove, ed., The Qashqâ`i of Iran, Manchester, England, 1976, pp.
Idem, The Qashqa`'i Nomads of Fars, The Hague and Paris, 1974.
Christian, A Report on the Tribes of Fars, Simla, 1919.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Geography/fars_geography.htm   (2518 words)

  
 Fars
The province of Fars situated in the Southeast of Iran is as beautiful as Iran herself where the beauty of nature in its myriads of forms does a wonder.
The province of Fars was originally the land of ancient Iran.
As an abundant and a fertile land, this province is considered as one of the significant agricultural areas in Iran.
www.mirssg.com /English/Fars.htm   (407 words)

  
 Fars
The mountain chains of Zagros crosses the province from the north-west towards the south-east, and divides the province into 2 distinguishable parts, the first is located on the north and north-west, while the second is located on the south and the south-east of the province, and both are mountainous highlands.
Different people have lived in the province such as the Aryans, the Samis and the Turks, who worked together to form The Iranian culture.However, the native nomad tribes such as the Qashqais, the Mamesanis the Khamsas and the Koohkeloians, are still conserving a large part of the native culture of the region.
In 1996, the population of the province was 3,817,000, from which 56.7% were registered are urban dwellers,41.0% villagers and 1.4% nomad tribes.
www.irantour.org /Iran/province/Fars.html   (943 words)

  
 IRANIAN PREHISTORIC PROJECT
The province of Fars, the homeland of the Persian Achaemenids, is archaeologically one of the richest regions in Iran.
Although the evidence for the Early post-Pleistocene occupation of Fars is meager, and the processes of the initial development of agriculture and animal husbandry are not particularly well-known, our knowledge about the development of complex societies and the rise of early states there is comparatively superior to a number of other regions in Iran.
Fars has been populated since the Middle Palaeolithic.
oi.uchicago.edu /OI/PROJ/FAR/Fars.html   (192 words)

  
 About Fars Province ::: ITTO.org :::
Fars Province with an area of 126, 489 sq.
Although Fars was a part of Seleucids Empire, tillAntiochus IV period, but soon after his death (164 B.C.) it began to separate.
Cyrus the Great was founder of Achaemeind dynasty (kings of this dynasty reigned over Iran for 219 yeas) and were overthrown by Alexander the Great and Seleucids I and his son (311 B.C.), tried to bring the Greek civilization to Iran and constructed cities in Fars (Pars).
www.itto.org /province/province.asp?prv=frs&detail=1   (300 words)

  
 Fars
Fars province located in southern Iran, is one of the famous provinces of ancient and modern Iran.
This is the land of historic monuments, poets and philosophers, warrior, and kings, orchards, roses and fragrant blossoms.
This expansive land has been the cradle of an ancient civilization, and governmental center of Iranian king of kings for centuries.
www.mohajeri.com /fars.htm   (638 words)

  
 History of Iran: The Persian Gulf Trade in Late Antiquity
It is interesting in itself that many of the bullae and seal finds derive from the province of Fars, and their placement around the empire with the name of one of the cities or districts of Fars should persuade us of the economic importance of this province.
This is why Fars appears to have had the largest output of coins in the late sixth and the seventh centuries CE, as opposed to the northern areas.
The fact that the ports of Fars acted as entrepôts is evident by the remains of imported objects, such as T'ang dynasty export wares, and other items such as coins of Theodosius I minted at Alexandria (376-394 CE) and those of Constans II from the mint of Constantinople (641-668 CE).
www.iranchamber.com /history/articles/persian_gulf_trade_late_antiquity.php   (6559 words)

  
 Persian Gulf Online
It is interesting in itself that many of the bullae and seal finds derive from the province of Fars, and their placement around the empire with the name of one of the cities or districts of Fars should persuade us of the economic importance of this province.
This is why Fars appears to have had the largest output of coins in the late sixth and the seventh centuries C.E., as opposed to the northern areas.
The importance of Fars may be said to have been threefold.
www.persiangulfonline.org /research/oldtrade.htm   (5336 words)

  
 Fars
Fars province has the largest number of nomads in Iran (67000) mostly from Ghashghai tribe.
Fars, is where the persians or Farsis first settled and the great Achamaenian andSasanian empires were once centred.
Persepolis was the Greatest city of the region and is the principal attraction today, Shiraz, the provincial center since 7th century A.D, claims its glory as a capital of several Islamic dynasties and, perhaps more importantly, an artistic centre.
www.irandoostan.com /Pictures/gallery/proviences/Fars/index.asp   (1052 words)

  
 Geography and History, Fars
The Fars Province is considered as one of the primitive centers of civilization and one of the most famous provinces of the Old Persian Empire, thus, for centuries was a home to kingdoms in the Iranian Plateau.
Due to geographical characteristics of Fars and its proximity to the Persian Gulf, since long it has been a residing area for different natives and tribes from other parts of the world like Turks, Semites, and Aryans who were under the influence of Iranian culture.
In 17 AH one of commanders of Ala-ebne-Hazrami, governor of Bahrain was defeated by Iranian governor of Fars.
www.irancaravan.com /FPr.htm   (889 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Iran
Kohgiluyeh va Boyerahmad Province (Yasuj is center of Boyerahmadi, Dehdasht is center of Kohgiluyeh), eastern Khuzestan Province (Kohgiluyeh), Northwestern Fars Province (Nurabad is center of Mamasani, Shul is center of Shuli), Shiraz.
Sivand, Fars Province (70 km northwest of Shiraz on the Shiraz-Esfahan Road).
Esfahan Province: Nayin and Anarak, 100 km east of Esfahan; Khuri is spoken in Khur (Khvor) and Mehrjan, 250 km northeast of Esfahan.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Iran   (1874 words)

  
 International Symposium on Telecommunications
The city of Shiraz, the capital of Fars province, is located 919 Kilometers in south of Tehran, the capital city of Iran.
The Province of Fars is one of the most famous Province of the Old Persian Empire, and modern Iran.
The province of Fars, with an area of 133,000 Sq.
www.itrc.ac.ir /ist2005/Venue.php   (725 words)

  
 Touraj Daryaee The Persian Gulf Trade in Late Antiquity Journal of World History, 14.1 The History Cooperative
C.E. The province of Fars was not only their homeland but also their religious center, as evidenced by their surviving monuments, and was located near the Persian Gulf.
B.C.E. Their rise and center of power was from the province of Fars (Pars/ Persis) in the southwestern region of the Iranian plateau.
Coins from the mint of Fars have been found as far as the ports of southern China and India, which again attests to the amount of trade and the importance of its route.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/jwh/14.1/daryaee.html   (6660 words)

  
 Fars on Encyclopedia.com
The ruins of Pasargadae and Persepolis, early Persian capitals, are in Fars.
One of the most historic regions of Iran, Fars is more or less identical with the ancient province of Pars, which was the nucleus of the Persian Empire.
The population is mostly organized by tribe; the leading tribes are the Qashqai and the Khamseh.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/F/Fars.asp   (962 words)

  
 Iran Daily
The secretariat of the congress pointed out that the territory currently included in Fars province was the forerunner in the establishment and evolution of Iranian national and religious identity by laying the foundation several major civilizations.
The event will focus on the history of Fars from the ancient era to the present day, role of Fars in the development of Iranian national identity, historical and natural geography of Fars, review of historical documents relating to Fars, luminaries and cultural heritage of Fars.
The congress on the studies about Fars province seeks to take a deeper look at some unknown or little known facts about this land.
www.iran-daily.com /1384/2244/html/art.htm   (1487 words)

  
 [FREE IRAN Project] In The Spirit Of Cyrus The Great :: View topic - Breaking News: Destruction of One of Pasargadae’s Staircases
According to Kial, although the case was reported to the police department of Fars province for preserving the historical sites immediately, and the director of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization of Fars province asked for immediate measures to be taken in order to follow the case, nothing has been reported in this respect yet.
Fars Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department official Mehdi Safari said that the site is currently being protected by 22 guards around the clock.
“The case went under investigation as soon as it was reported to the police department of the province,” said Mehdi Saffari, deputy director of the Cultural Heritage Police Department of Fars province.
activistchat.com /phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=7472   (1876 words)

  
 NCRI Statement 08/17/97
Following the uprising of the people of Nayriz and Abadeh-Tashk in the southern province of Fars, in an attempt to thwart the spread of the protests, the mullahs' regime appointed the Commander of the State Security Forces in the Greater Tehran to head the forces in Fars Province.
The clashes in Fars Province were so extensive that the state-run press and the official news agency were forced to report them after a two-day delay.
The Director of Intelligence and the Governor of Fars and more than 3,000 Guards were dispatched from nearby cities to crack down on the riots.
www.iran-e-azad.org /english/ncr/970817.html   (276 words)

  
 Iranian Peoples: Kurish Group - KURDISH TRIBES - (The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - CAIS) ©
Guy Le Strange, Cambridge, 1921; geographical section translated by Guy Le Strange as "Description of the Province of Fars in Persia at the Beginning of the Fourteenth Century A.D.," JRAS 1912, pp.
There are three major Kurdish tribes in the province: Modânlu (north of Sâri), Jahânbeglu (north of Sâri), and Khvâjavand (south of Nowšahr).
The Pâzuki tribe is the principal Kurdish group in the province.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Anthropology/Kurds/kurdish_tribes.htm   (1875 words)

  
 Eight villages damaged by quake in Fars province of Iran
Eight villages in the vicinity of Firouzabad, in Iran's southern province of Fars, have been damaged by an earthquake measuring five degrees on the Richter scale which hit the city and its nearby areas at 2028 hours local time (1658 GMT) Wednesday, IRNA reported.
Eight villages damaged by quake in Fars province of Iran
A devastating earthquake with the magnitude of 6.3 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Bam and its nearby villages in the southeastern province of Kerman on December 26, killing over 30,000 people and injuring tens of thousands of others.
www.payvand.com /news/04/jan/1102.html   (199 words)

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