Kian

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Kian

Shahrak
City
عکس هوایی شهر کیان سال2007.jpg
Kian is located in Iran
Kian
Kian
Coordinates: 32°17′05″N 50°53′30″E / 32.28472°N 50.89167°E / 32.28472; 50.89167Coordinates: 32°17′05″N 50°53′30″E / 32.28472°N 50.89167°E / 32.28472; 50.89167
Country Iran
ProvinceChaharmahal and Bakhtiari
CountyShahrekord
BakhshCentral
Elevation
2,057 m (6,749 ft)
Population
(2016 Census)
 • Total12,948 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s)038

Kian (Persian: كيان‎, also Romanized as Kīān; also known as Shahr-e Kīān (Persian: کیان), is a city in the Central District of Shahrekord County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 12,948.[2]

Name[edit]

Before it had been called "Sorkhe Laar", which later became known as the "Shahrak"[3] and in the last few decades called "Kian".

Language[edit]

Although Kian is located near Shahrekord, where the people of Shahr-e-Kord and most of its suburbs speak Persian and Bakhtiari, the Kian people are speaking Turki qashqai.

Gardens and parks[edit]

Ghezel Hesar Park is located in the southeast of Kian city, along the Khuzestan road, on an area of 23 Hectares and has an active area of 3.2 Hectares. A beautiful walkway of more than 2 km around this park has been constructed for walking and cycling called "Neshat Road".

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  3. ^ Kian can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3084136" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".