Fereydunshahr

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For the administrative subdivision, see Fereydunshahr County.
Fereydunshahr
فريدونشهر
city
Fereydunshahr
Fereydunshahr
Fereydunshahr is located in Iran
Fereydunshahr
Fereydunshahr
Coordinates: 32°56′28″N 50°07′16″E / 32.94111°N 50.12111°E / 32.94111; 50.12111Coordinates: 32°56′28″N 50°07′16″E / 32.94111°N 50.12111°E / 32.94111; 50.12111
Country  Iran
Province Isfahan
County Fereydunshahr
Bakhsh Central
Elevation[1] 2,490 m (8,170 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 13,475
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Fereydunshahr (Persian: فريدونشهر‎, Georgian: მარტყოფი)[2] is a city in and the capital of Fereydunshahr County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,475, in 3,622 families.[3]

Fereydunshahr is situated inside the Zagros mountain range. It has one of the country's largest population of ethnic Georgians (ფერეიდნელი). People from Fereydunshahr speak a Georgian dialect along with Persian. The Georgian alphabet is also used.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fereydunshahr, Iran Page (online). Global Gazetteer Version 2.2. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Fereydunshahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3062938" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  • Muliani, S. (2001) Jaygah-e Gorjiha dar Tarikh va Farhang va Tamaddon-e Iran. Esfahan: Yekta [The Georgians’ position in the Iranian history and civilization].
  • Rahimi, M.M. (2001) Gorjiha-ye Iran; Fereydunshahr. Esfahan: Yekta [The Georgians of Iran; Fereydunshahr].
  • Sepiani, M. (1980) Iranian-e Gorji. Esfahan: Arash [Georgian Iranians].
  • Esfahan's tourist exhibition, mentions the Georgians from Fereydunshahr and Fereydan. The report of this exhibition is available in the web site of the Iranian Cultural Heritage News agency at: [1].
  • Saakashvili visited Fereydunshahr and put flowers on the graves of the Iranian Georgian martyrs' graves, showing respect towards this community [2].

See also[edit]

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