Meymand

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Meymand
ميمند
city
Meymand is located in Iran
Meymand
Meymand
Coordinates: 28°52′04″N 52°45′12″E / 28.86778°N 52.75333°E / 28.86778; 52.75333Coordinates: 28°52′04″N 52°45′12″E / 28.86778°N 52.75333°E / 28.86778; 52.75333
Country  Iran
Province Fars
County Firuzabad
Bakhsh Meymand
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,615
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Website http://www.meymand.com/ Meymand Official website

Meymand (Persian: ميمند‎‎, also Romanized as Maimand; also known as Meymand-e Olya)[1] is a city in and the capital of Meymand District, in Firuzabad County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,615, in 2,138 families.[2]

Meymand is located a few miles east of Firuzabad and about 70 miles (110 km) from Shiraz. Its population is almost wholly occupied with the manufacture and sale of rose water, which is largely exported to many parts of Iran as well as to Arabia, India and Java. Shafaq cave is located nearby. The district also produces great quantities of almonds.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meymand can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3074824" 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. 

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.