Lavizan

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Lavizān (Persian: لویزان‎) is a northeastern neighborhood of Tehran, the capital of Iran.

Lavizān area consists of a Residential area and forested Recreation area called Lavizān Forest Park.[1] The neighborhoods surrounding Lavizan are Majidabad, Qanat-kosar, Qasemabad, Deh-e Narmak, Shian, Kuye Nobonyad, Ozgol and Qal'eue Sardar.

Citizens[edit]

Local people in lavizan live in 1-3 stories apartments. The "Rezaian" lastname is very common among locals.

Landmarks and Urban areas[edit]

Lavizan Forest Park is Recreation area, people from Lavizan and Tehran use it. The area size is about 1100 hectares.[2]

Shahid Rajaee University is the only higher-education center in this area.

There are two schools located in lavizan, Adab and Shahidan-e-Rezaian.

Military Sites[edit]

There is a heavily fortified Army Garrison[3] situated in Lavizān and today also a nuclear site is said to be situated in the area.[4]

Lavizān area consists of a residential area and a forested recreational area called Lavizān Forest Park. The neighborhoods surrounding Lavizan are Majidabad, Qanat-kosar, Qasemabad, Deh-e Narmak, Shian, Kuye Nobonyad, Ozgol and Qal'eue Sardar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ketabeavval.ir/tehran/1851.aspx
  2. ^ http://www.ketabeavval.ir/tehran/1851.aspx
  3. ^ "Lavizan - Iran Special Weapons Facility". GlobalSecurity.org. 
  4. ^ Michael Adler (2006-01-30). "Iran Gives UN Inspectors Access to Lavizan Nuclear Site". Antara News. 

Coordinates: 35°46′N 51°30′E / 35.767°N 51.500°E / 35.767; 51.500