Oshtorinan

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For the administrative subdivisions, see Oshtorinan District and Oshtorinan Rural District.
Oshtorinan
اشترينان
city
Oshtorinan is located in Iran
Oshtorinan
Oshtorinan
Coordinates: 34°01′00″N 48°38′40″E / 34.01667°N 48.64444°E / 34.01667; 48.64444Coordinates: 34°01′00″N 48°38′40″E / 34.01667°N 48.64444°E / 34.01667; 48.64444
Country  Iran
Province Lorestan
County Borujerd
Bakhsh Oshtorinan
Population (2006)
 • Total 5,264
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Oshtorinan (Persian: اشترينان‎‎, oŝtorinān, also Romanized as Oshtorīnān and Oshtornīān)[1] is a city in and capital of Oshtorinan District, in Borujerd County, Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 5,264, in 1,408 families.[2]

Oshtorinan has cold weather and is an agricultural centre. Oshtorinan is located between Borujerd, Malayer, and Nahavand. It is 15 km north-west of Borujerd and historically has been used as a caravanserai for travelling from Borujerd to Hamedan, and from Isfahan to Baghdad. In the 20th century, the town was mentioned as Oshtad or Ashtad in local maps which means run or excess.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oshtorinan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3823564" 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.