Gomishan

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For the administrative subdivision, see Gomishan District.
"Gomesh Tappeh" redirects here. For the village in Zanjan Province, see Gomesh Tappeh, Zanjan.
Gomish Tepe
-گميشان
city
Gomish Tepe is located in Iran
Gomish Tepe
Gomish Tepe
Coordinates: 37°04′18″N 54°04′36″E / 37.07167°N 54.07667°E / 37.07167; 54.07667Coordinates: 37°04′18″N 54°04′36″E / 37.07167°N 54.07667°E / 37.07167; 54.07667
Country  Iran
Province Golestan
County Torkaman
Bakhsh Gomishan
Population (2006)
 • Total 15,639
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IDST (UTC+4:30)
Gomishan at GEOnet Names Server

Gomishan (Persian: گميشان‎, also Romanized as Gomīshān and Gumshān; formerly, Gomish Tepe (Persian: گميش تپه‎), also Romanized as Gomesh Tappeh, Gomīsh Tappeh, and Gumish Tepe; also formerly known as Gomish Tepe Jik (Persian: گُميش تَپِّه جيك‎), also Romanized as Gomīsh Tappeh Jīk; Turkmen: Kümüş depe)[1] is a city in and capital of Gomishan District, in Torkaman County, Golestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census its population was 15,639, in 3,236 families.[2]

The city's Turkmen name, Kümüş depe, means "Silver Hill".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gomishan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3767874" 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.