Sunset in drying Urmia Lake at Sharafkhaneh shore line.
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Sharafkhaneh (Persian: شرفخانه; also Romanized as Sharafkhāneh, Sharifkhane, Sharifkhaneh, and Sheraf-Khane; also known as Bandar-e Sharafkhāneh) is a city in the Central District of Shabestar County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Sharafkhaneh is situated on Lake Urmia. At the 2011 census, its population was 3,585, in 1,133 families.
Sharafkhaneh is a gardening city, and used to have an active tourism industry before Lake Urmia began to dry up.
- Sharafkhaneh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3084556" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2016-10-06.
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