Kian

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Kian
Shahrak
city
عکس هوایی شهر کیان سال2007.jpg
Kian is located in Iran
Kian
Kian
Coordinates: 32°17′05″N 50°53′30″E / 32.28472°N 50.89167°E / 32.28472; 50.89167Coordinates: 32°17′05″N 50°53′30″E / 32.28472°N 50.89167°E / 32.28472; 50.89167
Country Iran
Province Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari
County Shahrekord
Bakhsh Central
Elevation 2,057 m (6,749 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 12,948
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 038

Kian (Persian: كيان‎‎, also Romanized as Kīān; also known as Shahr-e Kīān (Persian: کیان), is a city in the Central District of Shahrekord County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 12,948.[1]

Name[edit]

Before it had been called "Sorkhe Laar", which later became known as the "Shahrak"[2] and in the last few decades called "Kian".

Language[edit]

Although Kian is located near Shahrekord, where the people of Shahr-e-Kord and most of its suburbs speak Persian and Bakhtiari, the Kian people are speaking Turki qashqai.

Gardens and parks[edit]

Ghezel Hesar Park is located in the southeast of Kian city, along the Khuzestan road, on an area of ​​23 Hectares and has an active area of ​​3.2 Hectares. A beautiful walkway of more than 2 km around this park has been constructed for walking and cycling called "Neshat Road".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  2. ^ Kian can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3084136" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".