Fuladshahr

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Fuladshahr
فولادشهر
city
Fuladshahr is located in Iran
Fuladshahr
Fuladshahr
Coordinates: 32°29′27″N 51°25′16″E / 32.49083°N 51.42111°E / 32.49083; 51.42111Coordinates: 32°29′27″N 51°25′16″E / 32.49083°N 51.42111°E / 32.49083; 51.42111
Country  Iran
Province Isfahan
County Lenjan
Bakhsh Fuladshahr
َArya Shahr (آریا شهر) 1964
Elevation 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 185,496
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 033426

Fuladshahr (Persian: فولادشهر‎, also Romanized as Fūlādshahr and Fūlād Shahr; formerly, Pūlād Shahr and Āryā Shahr)[1] is a city in the Fuladshahr District of Lenjan County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 55,496, in 13,822 families.[2]

Fuladshahr is situated 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Isfahan and about 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of Shahrekord. It was built during the Shah of Iran period, and was home to the mostly Russian and other employees of the Zob Ahan factory, which is located near the city. The world's third biggest cement factory at the time, the Siman Sepahan Diziche or Siman Arya diziche as it was called before the Iranian revolution, is also located near the city.

Sports[edit]

Fuladshahr is home to Fuladshahr stadium, which is the permanent home of Zob Ahan. It is also the temporary home of rival Sepahan, while their new stadium is being built.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fuladshahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "6013401" 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.