Dehaqan

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For the administrative subdivision, see Dehaqan County.
Dehaqan
دهاقان
city
Dehaqan is located in Iran
Dehaqan
Dehaqan
Coordinates: 31°56′24″N 51°38′52″E / 31.94000°N 51.64778°E / 31.94000; 51.64778Coordinates: 31°56′24″N 51°38′52″E / 31.94000°N 51.64778°E / 31.94000; 51.64778
Country  Iran
Province Isfahan
County Dehaqan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 16,899
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Dehaqan (Persian: دهاقان‎, also Romanized as Dehāqān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Dehaqan County, in western Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 16,899, in 4,664 families.[2]

Situation[edit]

The town consists of the old town, Nehzat Abad neighbourhood and Ata Abad (now part of the town). The old town itself consists of many neighborhoods, such as Melle Now (Mahalle Now), Posht Gombezi, Ghale, etc...

Dehaqan is located at 30 km from Shahreza city. The word "Dehaqan" originated from "Dehaq" which means "Watery Place or "Dehqan" which means farmers"
The climatic condition of this city is divided into:
1. North and east zone, which experience semi-dry climate, suitable for agronomy and animal husbandry activities.
2. South and west zone, which has mountain climate and green hills,suitable for green house activities.

Its famous fruits are pear and walnut. There are so many springs(streams) around it. The most famous one is Cheshme Benoy. Its water is mineral and very tasty. In winter there is a place for skiing which is a very popular place for people in Isfahan province. In the first month of spring a very beautiful flower grows there which is called Lalehye wajgoon(upside down tulip). There is a university in dehaghan (Azad university)which is very famous. (Ali Keikha/kashef) www.kashefsoft.blogfa.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dehaqan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3060239" 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.