Darab

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Darab
داراب
city
Darab is located in Iran
Darab
Darab
Coordinates: 28°45′07″N 54°32′40″E / 28.75194°N 54.54444°E / 28.75194; 54.54444Coordinates: 28°45′07″N 54°32′40″E / 28.75194°N 54.54444°E / 28.75194; 54.54444
Country  Iran
Province Fars
County Darab
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 54,513
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Darab (Persian: داراب‎, also Romanized as Dārāb)[1] is a city in and the capital of Darab County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 54,513, in 13,279 families.[2]

Around Darab are a lot of villages such as Tizab, Nasravan, Barab.

Historical background[edit]

Darab city one of the oldest cities in Iran, and is even mentioned in the famous Persian epic Shahname by Ferdowsi.

Agricultural products[edit]

Major city products are wheat, citrus, cotton, maize and palm.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Darab can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3059243" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.