Lordegan

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Lordegan
لردگان
city
Lordegan is located in Iran
Lordegan
Lordegan
Coordinates: 31°30′37″N 50°49′46″E / 31.51028°N 50.82944°E / 31.51028; 50.82944Coordinates: 31°30′37″N 50°49′46″E / 31.51028°N 50.82944°E / 31.51028; 50.82944
Country  Iran
Province Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari
County Lordegan
Bakhsh Central
Area
 • Total 3,420 km2 (1,320 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 1,764 m (5,787 ft)
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Lordegan (Lurish and Persian: لردگان‎‎, also Romanized as Lordegān, Lordgān, and Lordagān; also known as Lordajān, Lordakān, and Lurdagān)[2] is a city in and the capital of Lordegan County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 22,728, in 4,459 families.[3]

History of civilization in the region is back to Eilamian Elam Empire ( about 2500–3000 BC). The most important evidence about the history of region is three Hills (Ghale Afghan, Ghale Goshe, Ghale Geli) (in Persian:تپه) which are not natural and belong to Eilamian Empire.

The place is covered with Oak forests with variety of wild animals. On the fringes of the Lordegan River lush rice fields come to view, specially in the months of spring and summer. Most of the rivers in the province of Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari have a wide variety of fish the most important being the Siah Shakuli a species of the Cyprinidae. Besides which this area due to climatic conditions provides facilities for the nurturing of Trou

About the people, most of the living in rural area having farm and caring domestic animals. The majority of people in the region are Lurs and Bakhtiari and speak the Bakhtiari dialect of Lurish language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.chaharmahalmet.ir/stations.asp
  2. ^ Lordegan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3073209" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 

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