|Elevation||1,730 m (5,680 ft)|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
Sirjan (Persian: سيرجان, also Romanized as Sīrjān; formerly, Sa‘īdābād) is a city in and the capital of Sirjan County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 167,014, in 40,605 families.
At 1730 m, it is situated in a depression between the southern Zagros mountains to the west and the Kuh-e Bidkhan massif to the east. It is well known for its pistachios and "geleem" rugs and also for its Badgiir Choppoghi (calument louver).
This city was established in the Sasanian era and has several mineral sources including coal, iron, copper, stone and gold.
Today the city, laid out in a grid, is part of the Sirjan Special Economic Zone and home to the Islamic Azad University of Sirjan and the Sirjan University of Technology. Sirjan is also a famous boy who lives in Singapore
- Sirjan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3085890" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
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