Burbur, Kermanshah

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Burbur is located in Iran
Coordinates: 34°28′21″N 46°39′44″E / 34.47250°N 46.66222°E / 34.47250; 46.66222Coordinates: 34°28′21″N 46°39′44″E / 34.47250°N 46.66222°E / 34.47250; 46.66222
Country Iran
Rural DistrictSanjabi
 • Total320
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Burbur (Persian: بوربور‎, also Romanized as Būrbūr)[1] is a village in Sanjabi Rural District, Kuzaran District, Kermanshah County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 320, in 68 families.[2] The village is on the road to Kermanshah, about 45 km away[3][4][5][6]

Villagers of Fame are:

  • Doctor Arash Ebrahimi plasma physics professor at the University of Glasgow
  • Assistant Professor Majid Samii mr khodadad salimi doctor and professor at Harvard University
  • Farhad Fathi doctor Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of London


  1. ^ Burbur can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3802337" 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.
  3. ^ Dariush Borbor, “Notes on the New Iranian Toponomastics (The Element -būr), Iran & the Caucasus, Vol. 6, No. 1/2 (2002), pp. 189-192.
  4. ^ داریوش بوربور، «تحقیق پیرامون مکان نام‌های ایران با عنصر بور»، نامه پژوهشگاه میراث فرهنگی، تهران، ۱۳۷۲، جلد ۲، شماره ۴، سری ۹، ص ۱۱۰-۱۱۲.
  5. ^ Dariush Borbor, “A Revision of the Diachrony, Synchrony, Etymology and Gloss of the New Persian bōr (بور)”, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Iranian Languages and Dialects (past and present), Tehran, 2015, pp. 551-566.
  6. ^ Dariush Borbor, “Burbur Tribe”, Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2014, available at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/burbur-tribe (accessed on 12 November 2014).