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 on Lake Urmia. At the 2006 census, its population was 3,872, in 1,132 families.
Sharafkhaneh is a gardening city. It also used to have an active tourism industry before start of drying Urmia Lake.
- 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, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
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