Eslamshahr

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Eslamshahr
اسلامشهر
city
Meidan namaz2.jpg
Eslamshahr is located in Iran
Eslamshahr
Eslamshahr
Coordinates: 35°33′38″N 51°14′05″E / 35.56056°N 51.23472°E / 35.56056; 51.23472Coordinates: 35°33′38″N 51°14′05″E / 35.56056°N 51.23472°E / 35.56056; 51.23472
Country  Iran
Province Tehran
County Eslamshahr
Bakhsh Central
Population (2016)
 • Total 548,620
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Eslamshahr (Persian: اسلامشهر‎‎, also romanized as Eslāmshahr),[1] is a city in and the capital of Eslamshahr County, Tehran Province, Iran. According to the 2016 census the city has a population of 548,620 which includes 279,282 men and 269,338 women. Eslamshahr is only 12 kilometres away from the Iranian capital of Tehran.

History[edit]

The old, historic name of Bahramabad is now applied only to a small northern suburbs of Eslamshahr, or the "village of Bahramabad").

Geography[edit]

The city is located on the Saveh Road, which starts in the south of Tehran, and ends at Saveh City.

Its neighborhoods are Vavan, Ghaemieh, Saeedieh, Mohamadieh, Mahdieh, Baghenarde, Saloor, Noori, Ghasemabad, Ahmadabad, Ghods, Baghqfeiz, Zarafshan, Moosiabad, Anbia and Mianabad.

Climate[edit]

The highest recorded temperature was 51 °C (124 °F), recorded on July 10, 1990, while the lowest recorded temperature was −13 °C (9 °F), recorded on January 2, 1973.[2]

Climate data for Eslamshahr
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19
(66)
23
(73)
29
(84)
33
(91)
44
(111)
41
(106)
51
(124)
42
(108)
39
(102)
33
(91)
27
(81)
21
(70)
51
(124)
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
16
(61)
22
(72)
28
(82)
34
(93)
37
(99)
36
(97)
32
(90)
25
(77)
16
(61)
10
(50)
22.9
(73.3)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
2
(36)
6
(43)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(70)
24
(75)
24
(75)
20
(68)
14
(57)
7
(45)
2
(36)
12.4
(54.5)
Record low °C (°F) −13
(9)
−10
(14)
−9
(16)
−1
(30)
2
(36)
9
(48)
13
(55)
13
(55)
8
(46)
2
(36)
−7
(19)
−11
(12)
−13
(9)
Source: Voodoo Skies[2]

Transport[edit]

Eslamshahr is known for its handcrafted articles and its good weather. It also has Imam Khomeini International Airport within its city limits.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eslamshahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206100" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ a b "Eslamshahr, Iran". Voodoo Skies. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 

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