Fuman, Iran

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For the administrative subdivision, see Fuman County.
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Fuman is located in Iran
Coordinates: 37°13′26″N 49°18′45″E / 37.22389°N 49.31250°E / 37.22389; 49.31250Coordinates: 37°13′26″N 49°18′45″E / 37.22389°N 49.31250°E / 37.22389; 49.31250
Country  Iran
Province Gilan
County Fuman
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 27,763
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Fuman (Persian: فومن‎, also Romanized as Fooman, Fūman, Fowman, Fowmen, and Fumen)[1] is a city in and the capital of Fuman County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 27,763, in 7,728 families.[2]

Fuman is famous for its persian cookies called Koloocheh, which are thinner and larger than its famous brethren, the Lahijan Koloocheh. While not as well publicized and mass produced as the Koloocheh from Lahijan, Fuman's Koloocheh is quite popular and tasty. To learn more about Koloocheh see Koloocheh and Masgati

Rice has being cultivated in this region for many years, where some indigenous cultivars (landrace) were conventionally bred by farmers.[3]


  1. ^ Fuman, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3063110" 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. ^ Pazuki, Arman & Sohani, Mehdi (2013). "Phenotypic evaluation of scutellum-derived calluses in ‘Indica’ rice cultivars" (PDF). Acta Agriculturae Slovenica 101 (2): 239–247. doi:10.2478/acas-2013-0020. Retrieved February 2, 2014.