Delijan

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Delijan
دليجان
city
Al-Azam mosque of Delijan
Al-Azam mosque of Delijan
Delijan is located in Iran
Delijan
Delijan
Coordinates: 33°59′26″N 50°41′02″E / 33.99056°N 50.68389°E / 33.99056; 50.68389Coordinates: 33°59′26″N 50°41′02″E / 33.99056°N 50.68389°E / 33.99056; 50.68389
Country  Iran
Province Markazi
County Delijan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 31,852
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 086
Website http://www.edelijan.com

Delijan (Persian: دليجان‎, also Romanized as Delījān, Dalijān, and Dilījān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Delijan County, Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 31,852, in 8,779 families.[2]

Delijan is located 80 km (50 Mi) from Qom and 160 km (100 Mi) from Isfahan.

The native population of Delijan speaks a dialect they call Delijani (or Diligoni in the native language). The native language of Delijan seems to be a version of the old-Persian language, which is similar to the language spoken in Abyaneh one of the oldest Persian village located about an hour away from Delijan.

Sites of interest include the 15th Khordad dam and Chal Nakhjir cave as well as its hot spring resort.

Delijan is an industrial town and is home to several popular carpet companies like the Mahestan, Setareh Talaii and Said companies. Also home of several companies producing a type of roof isolation called "Isogam".The area North-East of Delijan is populated by seven villages, this area is referred to as Jasb.

Moreover Chal-nakhjir Cave or Delijan Cave[3] is one of the natural touristic attractions of Delijan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delijan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3060975" 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. 
  3. ^ "Cave". Hamidshams.com. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  4. ^ "photo of Nakhjir Cave Delijan". edelijan.com. Retrieved 2013-02-18.