Qalat, Jahrom

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Qalat is located in Iran
Coordinates: 28°36′52″N 53°18′51″E / 28.61444°N 53.31417°E / 28.61444; 53.31417Coordinates: 28°36′52″N 53°18′51″E / 28.61444°N 53.31417°E / 28.61444; 53.31417
Country  Iran
Province Fars
County Jahrom
Bakhsh Central
Rural District Jolgah
Population (2006)
 • Total 263
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Qalat (Persian: قلات‎‎, also Romanized as Qalāt and Qelāt)[1] is a village in Jolgah Rural District, in the Central District of Jahrom County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 263, in 71 families.[2]

This village is located 34 km from Shiraz.

There is a church called the Glory of Christ in the village. This building has survived from the Qajar period and is surrounded by charming gardens.[3] Major General Abbas Doran the Iran Air Force hero is from Qalāt


  1. ^ Qalat can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078828" 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. 
  3. ^ Iranian Monuments: Historical Churches in Iran Archived June 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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