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  Hamadan City by Hamadan.Net
Hamadan (Hamedan) is situated 400 km south west of Tehran, 190 km east of Kermanshah and 530 km north west of Isfahan at the elevation of 1800 meters.
Asad Abad, Towiserkan, Bahar, Razan, Kabudrahang, Malayer, Nahavand and Hamadan are the townships of this province.
To the east of Hamadan, and east of the heights of Alvand, that is in between the mountains of 'Alvand' and 'Gerou' or (Gerin), in the south, are the plains.
www.maydanchi.com /hamadan/hamadan.html   (0 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hamadan province   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Asad Abad, Towiserkan, Bahar, Razan, Kabudrahang, Malayer, Nahavand and Hamadan are the townships of this province.
The province is bounded on the north by Azerbaijan Republic, Armenia and Turkey, on the west by Turkey and Iraq, on the south by Kurdistan, and on the east by East Azarbaijan and Zanjan province.
The province of Lorestan is located between latitudes 32-37' to 34-22' N. and longitudes 46-51' to 50-03' E. It is bounded on the north by the Markazi province and Hamedan province, on the south by Khuzistan province, on the east by Isfahan province, and on the west by Kermanshah province and Ilam province.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hamadan-province   (266 words)

  
 Hamadan - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The province is bounded N. by Gerrus and Khamseh, W. by Kermanshah, S. by Malayir and Irak, E. by Savah and Kazvin.
Hamadan, the capital of the province, is situated 188 m.
It is now generally admitted that Hamadan is the Hagmatana (of the inscriptions), Agbatana or Ecbatana (of the Greek writers), the "treasure city" of the Achaemenian kings which was taken and plundered by Alexander the Great, but very few ancient remains have been discovered.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hamadan   (476 words)

  
 Guide to Hamadan Rugs by Oriental Rug Notes by Barry O'Connell, Spongobongoo.com
Hamadan rugs typically have one heavy cotton shot of weft (single wefted) and are made with thick high quality wool.Coarsely woven but substantial rugs.
The Mausoleum of Esther and Mordecai in Hamadan, Iran
Tafrash a district in the province of Markazi Iran.
www.spongobongo.com /0her9970.htm   (1465 words)

  
 T-SIYASI
Township of Hamadan spreads from the crest of the Alvand Mountains to the eastern border of the province; It stretches from 49 degrees and 27 minutes longitude in the east to 48 degrees and 20 minutes in the west and lies between 34 25’ and 35 degrees north latitude.
Its neighbors are Razan and Kaboodarahang in the north, Tooserkan and Malayer in the south, Markazi province in the east and township of Bahar in the west.
It is 21 kilometers to northeast of Hamadan, 15 kilometers to the south of Jamshidabad and Taherloo villages, and 13 kilometers to the west of Soleimanabad and Dehanjard.
www.hamedanmiras.ir /en_site/j-siasi.htm   (1560 words)

  
 Hamedan at AllExperts
Hamadan has a distinguished place among all historical cities of Iran and geographically located at.Some historians believe that Hamadan's construction dates back to 3000 BC and according to an inscribtion from the first Assyrian king, it is aributed to 1100 BC.
Hamadan was established by the Medes, and was the capital of the Median empire.
Hamadan province lies in a temperate mountainous region to the east of Zagros.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/hamedan.htm   (891 words)

  
 Hammedan
Hamadan province is located in the western part of the country with an area of more than 19000 square kilometers.
It is bounded on the north by the province of Zanjan, on the south by Lorestan, on the east by the central province and on the west by Kermanshah and Kurdistan.
Hamadan is a beautiful highland covered with huge mountains and green slopes, farmlands, pastures, snowcapped peaks and fertile valleys under a blue sky.
www.irantour.org /Iran/province/Hammedan.html   (265 words)

  
 Hamadan
This province is bounded on the north by Zanjan province, on the south by Lorestan province, on the east by Markazi province, and on the west by Kermanshah and Kurdistan provinces.
Hamadan is one of the mountainous provinces of Iran.
Hamadan (Hemedan) is the capital of the province and dating back to 2500 years ago, it was the capital of Achaemenian, Parthian, and Assassins.
www.mohajeri.com /hamadan.htm   (640 words)

  
 About Hamadan City...Bu-Ali Sina University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is bounded on the north by the province of Zanjan, on the south by lorestan, on the east by the central province and on the west by Kermanshahan and Kurdistan.
Hamadan is a beautiful highland covered with huge mountains and green slopes, farmlands, pastures, snow-capped peaks and fertile valleys under a blue sky.
The population of Hamadan province is distributed in the 6 cities of Hamadan (capital of the province), Malayer, Nahavand, Twiserkan, Kabudarahang and Assadabad as well as their various districts and villages.
www.basu.ac.ir /hamadancity/e_hamadancity.htm   (1083 words)

  
 Iran Hamedan
This province is bounded on the north by Zanjan province, on the south by Lorestan province, on the east by Markazi province and on the west by Kermanshah province and Kurdistan province.
Hamadan dating back to 2500 years ago, it was the capital of achaemenian,parthian and sassanians.Heroduts,the greek historian, called it Hagmetaneh or Ekbatan.During the Seijuk period it was the capital of Iran for 50 years.
Hamadan is one of the coldest provinces of Iran.
www.asemangasht.com /Hamedan.htm   (169 words)

  
 Hamadân (Ecbâtanâ) - (CAIS) ©
Hamadân is one of the western provinces of Persia, situated to the southwest of Tehran between latitudes 33°59' and 35°48' north and longitudes 47°34' and 49°36' east.
The city of Hamadân (the capital of the province) is located at 37°47' N and 48°30' E, at an altitude of 1,645 m on the eastern slope of the Alvand massif (q.v.; alt.
The province of Hamadân is bounded, clockwise, by the provinces of Zanjân and Qazvin to the north, the Markazi (Central) Province to the east, the province of Lorestân to the south, and the provinces of Kermânšâh and Kordestân to the west.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Geography/hamadan_geography.htm   (2197 words)

  
 Hamadān Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hamadān or Hamedan is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
The province lies in an elevated region, with the 'Alvand' mountains, running from the north west to the south west.
Kurdish, Azeri, Luri, and Persian language are spoken among people of Hamadan Province, where Azeri is more popular in northern and eastern areas and Lori and Kurdish are mostly spoken in the west and south.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hamadan_province   (557 words)

  
 Iranian Cities: Hamadan
Hamadan was the Median Empire's capital before they formed a union with the Persians and also served as the summer capital of the Achaemenid Empire was then called Ecbatana or Hâgmatâna; meaning a place of assembly.
Hamadan is one of the cradles of Oriental civilization with legendary background.
The clear water of the lake is several meters deep and the cave's walls, floor and ceiling are covered with an abundance of marvellous stalactites and stalagmites and various natural stones that have taken the shape of various animals, objects and islands.
www.iranchamber.com /cities/hamadan/hamadan.php   (0 words)

  
 Page of the province of hamadan
Hamadan province is located in the western part of the country with an area of more than 19000 square kilometers.
It is bounded on the north by the province of Zanjan, on the south by lorestan, on the east by the central province and on the west by Kermanshahan and Kurdistan.
The population of Hamadan province is distributed in the 6 cities of Hamadan (capital of the province), Malayer, Nahavand, Twiserkan, Kabudarahang and Assadabad as well as their various districts and villages.
www.salamiran.org /CT/Tourism/Map/hamadan/index.html   (0 words)

  
 Hamadan
Hamadan is the capital of the Hamadan Province with 1.75 million inhabitants (2005 estimate) and an area of 19,547 km².
Hamadan has several tombs of special interest, the two most famous being the one said to be that of the biblical Mordecai and Esther, and that of the Islamic philosopher-physician Avicenna.
Hamadan has a climate of long and fairly hard winters, while summers are pleasant and not as hot as the rest of Iran.
lexicorient.com /e.o/hamadan.htm   (258 words)

  
 Hamadan
Hamadan is the capital of the Hamadan Province with 1.75 million inhabitants (2005 estimate) and an area of 19,547 km².
Hamadan has several tombs of special interest, the two most famous being the one said to be that of the biblical Mordecai and Esther, and that of the Islamic philosopher-physician Avicenna.
Hamadan has a climate of long and fairly hard winters, while summers are pleasant and not as hot as the rest of Iran.
i-cias.com /e.o/hamadan.htm   (258 words)

  
 eCarpetGallery - The art of rugs - Attributes - Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bakhtiar rugs are woven by the villagers and nomads of the central Iranian province of Chahar Mahal-and-Bakhtiar.
Bijar rugs are mainly woven in the town of Bijar and its surrounding villages in the province of Kurdistan in northwest of Iran.
Hamadan is the capital city, of the northwestern Iranian province of Hamadan.
www.ecarpetgallery.com /?section=attributes_region   (1657 words)

  
 About IRAN
It is bounded on the north by the province of Zanjan, on the south by Lorestan, on the east by the central province and on the west by Kermanshah and Kurdistan.
Hamadan is a beautiful highland covered with huge mountains and green slopes, farmlands, pastures, snowcapped peaks and fertile valleys under a blue sky.
Hamadan is a cold province with long winters where there is the mountains for eight months of the year.
www.iccim.org /English/Iran/27/index.htm   (0 words)

  
 Iran travel agency Iran hotel Iran visa Iran tour Iran ticket iran map Iran tour operator Iran SheedeeTravel
Hamadan was the summer capital of the Median and was then called Ekbatan or Hegmataneh, which means a place of assembly.
Hamadan of today is located in a distance of 336 kilometers from Tehran on the slopes of Mount Alvand.The city is stretched around a star-shaped square named after Imam Khomeni (PBUH).
Hamadan province has two protected environmental sites, one is in the west by the name of Assadabad and the other is located east Malayer, named Lashkar.
www.persevoyages.com /Iran.Hamedan.htm   (1244 words)

  
 Learn About Rugs - Attributes - Style - Persian - Hamadan | e Rug.com Handmade Carpets & Area Rugs
Hamadan is the capital city of the northwestern province of Hamadan in Iran.
Hamadan rugs come in a variety of sizes including runners; however, very large rugs are uncommon.
Hamadan rugs are woven with the symmetrical (Turkish) knot on cotton foundation with the exception of some older rugs which have wool foundation.
www.eruggallery.com /learnrugs/learn_detail/style/style_per_hamadan.htm   (329 words)

  
 Iran - Hamadan Tourist Attractions, Ali Sadr Caves   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A fertile province in the middle of western Iran, Hamadan is cold from September to May, with a lot of snow in the higher regions.
When it reached the height of its glory as the summer capital of the Aebtiemenian empire (559-330 BC), Hamadan-was described as one of the most opulent cities, with splendid palaces, building: plated with precious metals and seven layers of town walls, the inner two of which were coated in gold and silver.
Hamadan then fell into a serious decline and suffered from an invasion by the Turks, from which the city did not recover until the mid 19th century.
www.orient-travel-pars.com /hamadan.htm   (667 words)

  
 Hamedan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hamadan, ancient Ekbatan, center of civilization and capital of Persian empires, such as Medians (6th century B.C.) Achaemenians, (5th B.C.) Parthians and Sassanians who ruled over one after another.
The Hamadan of today is located In a distance of 336 kilometers from Tehran on the slopes of Mount Alvand.
Hamadan has always been well known for handicrafts like leather and ceramic works, as well as for its beautiful carpets.
members.fortunecity.co.uk /simin/hamedan.htm   (1005 words)

  
 Iranica Tours, Iranian Tour Operator
A fertile province in the middle of western Iran, Hamadan is cold from September to May, with a lot of snow in the higher regions.
When it reached the height of its glory as the summer capital of the Aebtiemenian empire (559-330 BC), Hamadan-was described as one of the most opulent cities, with splendid palaces, building: plated with precious metals and seven layers of town walls, the inner two of which were coated in gold and silver.
Hamadan then fell into a serious decline and suffered from an invasion by the Turks, from which the city did not recover until the mid 19th century.
www.iranicatours.com /hamadan.htm   (500 words)

  
 Persian Rugs: Guide to the Rugs of the Hamadan Region and Related Areas
The rugs of the Hamadan Region are only now being recognised for their rightful place in the pantheon of Persian rugs.
Trying to deal with Hamadan rugs as a whole is very similar to dealing with Turkish rugs and certainly more complex than the rugs of Afghanistan.
In addition to 10 major rug weaving complexes in Hamedan Province, there are around 30,000 in-house workshops currently operational in the region, the Persian service of ILNA news agency quoted Mahmud Khazandi as saying on Monday.
www.persiancarpetguide.com /sw-asia/Rugs/Persian/Hamadan_Rugs/Guide_To_Hamadan_Rugs.htm   (0 words)

  
 HAMADAN RUG IRAN CARPET persian Handmade CARPET AND RUG
Since carpets are woven in the whole of the surrounding region, it is not surprising that in the city itself a great number of accessory industries are established.
The wool is often spun in the city, and is then sent into the country, where weaving is carried on as in Hamadan itself.
Hamadan is also a centre for the dyeing of yarn.
www.rugbest.com /hamadan_persian_carpet.html   (150 words)

  
 Pars tourist agency (Iran highlights Tehran Isfahan Shiraz Yazd kerman)
Center of Shi'ite pilgrimage, capital of Khorasan Province and also for a time of the whole of Iran, Mashhad is situated in an altitude of 970m in the Kashaf-rud valley, a tributary of Harlrud, between the Binalud and Hezar Masjid mountains in a rich agricultural region...
This town is situated in the south-west of the Province and has an area of 11270 sq.
Lake Parishan and Dasht-e-Arjan are situated in the Province of Fars, in the Zagros mountains, 40 - 80 km west of Shiraz and 15 - 25 km south of Kazerun...
www.key2persia.com /Iran_highlights.htm   (0 words)

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