Hadishahr

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Hadishahr
هاديشهر
city
Hadishahr is located in Iran
Hadishahr
Hadishahr
Coordinates: 38°50′52″N 45°39′44″E / 38.84778°N 45.66222°E / 38.84778; 45.66222Coordinates: 38°50′52″N 45°39′44″E / 38.84778°N 45.66222°E / 38.84778; 45.66222
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Jolfa
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 27,842
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Hadishahr (Persian: هاديشهر‎‎; also Romanized as Hādīshahr, Hādī Shahr, Gargar, Alamdar)[1] is a city in the Central District of Jolfa County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 27,842, in 7,552 families.[2]

Archaeology[edit]

Near the city of Hadishahr, there's an ancient site of Kul Tapeh (Kul Tepe). It dates back to the later Chalcolithic period (second half of the fourth millennium BC). Occupation continues into the late Bronze Age. Pottery sherds have been recovered from the Late Chalcolithic, Bronze Age and Urartian periods.

The early site belongs to the Early Trans-Caucasian or Kura-Araxes culture, which spread through the Caucasus and the Urmia Basin.[3]

See also[edit]

Famous People from Hadishahr[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hadishahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3778204" 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. ^ Kul Tapeh: an early Bronze Age site in north-western Iran antiquity.ac.uk