Cartele Abad

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Cartele Abad or Kartil Abad,[1] is an ancient village 80 miles of south Ecbatana (ancient Hamadan). This village was founded during the Sassanid period. Mobed Karteer (Zoroasterian Priest Karteer) founded it and it is named after him. Kartil or Cartele is neo-Persian pronunciation for ancient Karteer and Abad is the equivalent of Burg in European countries.


  1. ^ Iran. Idārah-i Kull-i Āmār-i ʻUmūmī (1956). Census District Statistics of the First National Census of Iran, Aban 1335 (November 1956). Retrieved 31 July 2013.