Torqabeh

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For the administrative subdivisions, see Torqabeh District and Torqabeh Rural District.
Torqabeh
طرقبه
city
Torqabeh is located in Iran
Torqabeh
Torqabeh
Coordinates: 36°18′37″N 59°22′25″E / 36.31028°N 59.37361°E / 36.31028; 59.37361Coordinates: 36°18′37″N 59°22′25″E / 36.31028°N 59.37361°E / 36.31028; 59.37361
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
County Torqabeh and Shandiz
Bakhsh Torqabeh
Population (2006)
 • Total 13,158
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Torqabeh at GEOnet Names Server

Torqabeh (Persian: طرقبه‎, also Romanized as Ţorqabeh, Ţoroqbeh, and Torqebeh; also known as Targhobeh)[1] is a city in and the capital of Torqabeh and Shandiz County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,158, in 3,668 families.[2]

One of its customary local foods is Dizi. Another common choice of food among the frequent visitors of the town is Shishlik, which is basically grilled lamb and T-bone accompanied by rice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torqabeh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3087694" 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.