Parand

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Parand
پرند
City
Parand is located in Iran
Parand
Parand
Coordinates: 35°27′59.76″N 50°58′58.8″E / 35.4666000°N 50.983000°E / 35.4666000; 50.983000Coordinates: 35°27′59.76″N 50°58′58.8″E / 35.4666000°N 50.983000°E / 35.4666000; 50.983000
Country  Iran
Province Tehran
County Robat Karim
Bakhsh Central
Population (2016 Census)
 • Total 97,464 [1]
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Parand (Persian: پرند‎) is a city in Robat Karim County, Tehran Province, Iran. Its toponym means "natural silk".

History[edit]

The city is intended to provide residence for the staffs of Imam Khomeini International Airport, create a balance in the settlement pattern of Tehran, establish an appropriate environment to draw in the extra population of Tehran and offer an alternative to unsystematic settlements. Parand is expected to accommodate 80,000 citizens across 1,467 hectares.

It is a well-planned city which responds to the community’s needs. It aims to host low-income families (laborers’ and employees’ housing cooperatives) by providing low-priced residential units with bank loans thereby attracting various classes of people.

Geography[edit]

The city of Parand is situated 10 km west from Robat Karim (situated 35 km south-west from Tehran) on the way to Saveh and it has about 13,000 students in Islamic Azad University of Parand. It's also accessible from Tehran-Qom freeway via Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport. It's about 10 km west of the airport.

It is divided into a number of areas namely an urban texture, greenery, town services, regional services and industrial district. These areas are planned to develop in 3 stages.

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