Torkamanchay

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For the administrative subdivision, see Torkamanchay District.
Torkamanchay
تركمانچائ
city
Torkamanchay is located in Iran
Torkamanchay
Torkamanchay
Coordinates: 37°35′07″N 47°23′23″E / 37.58528°N 47.38972°E / 37.58528; 47.38972Coordinates: 37°35′07″N 47°23′23″E / 37.58528°N 47.38972°E / 37.58528; 47.38972
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Meyaneh
Bakhsh Torkamanchay
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,434
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Torkamanchay (Azerbaijani: Türkmənçay; Persian: تركمانچائ‎; also Romanized as Torkamānchāy, Torkamān Chāy, Torkmancāy, Turkmanchai, Turkemanchay, Turkomanchay, Turkmānchāi, Torkamān Chāy, Torkamānchāi, and Turcoman Chie; also known simply as Torkamān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Torkamanchay District, in Meyaneh County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. A suburb of Mianeh, it is well known for the Treaty of Turkmenchay of 1828, which concluded the last Russo-Persian War. At the 2006 census, its population was 6,434, in 1,645 families.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torkamanchay can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3087672" 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. 

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