Ahvanu

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Ahvanu
اهوانو
village
Ahvanu is located in Iran
Ahvanu
Ahvanu
Coordinates: 36°13′44″N 54°10′43″E / 36.22889°N 54.17861°E / 36.22889; 54.17861Coordinates: 36°13′44″N 54°10′43″E / 36.22889°N 54.17861°E / 36.22889; 54.17861
Country  Iran
Province Semnan
County Damghan
Bakhsh Central
Rural District Rudbar
Population (2006)
 • Total 606
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Ahvanu (Persian: اهوانو‎‎, also Romanized as Āhvānū, Āhevānū, and Ahovanoo; also known as Ayānu and Eynū)[1] is a village in Rudbar Rural District, in the Central District of Damghan County, Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 606, in 172 families.[2]

History[edit]

Nearby, Darius III was murdered by Bessus.

The village was damaged in the 856 Damghan earthquake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahvanu can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3052104" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.