Sharafkhaneh

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Sharafkhaneh
شرفخانه
city
Sunset in drying Urmia Lake at Sharafkhaneh shore line.
Sunset in drying Urmia Lake at Sharafkhaneh shore line.
Sharafkhaneh is located in Iran
Sharafkhaneh
Sharafkhaneh
Coordinates: 38°10′18″N 45°28′55″E / 38.17167°N 45.48194°E / 38.17167; 45.48194Coordinates: 38°10′18″N 45°28′55″E / 38.17167°N 45.48194°E / 38.17167; 45.48194
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Shabestar
Bakhsh Central
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,585
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Sharafkhaneh (Persian: شرفخانه‎‎; also Romanized as Sharafkhāneh, Sharifkhane, Sharifkhaneh, and Sheraf-Khane; also known as Bandar-e Sharafkhāneh)[1] 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.[2]

Sharafkhaneh is a gardening city, and used to have an active tourism industry before Lake Urmia began to dry up.


References[edit]

  1. ^ 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".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2016-10-06.