Sisakht

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Sisakht

سي سخت
City
Sisakht.JPG
Sisakht is located in Iran
Sisakht
Sisakht
Coordinates: 30°51′50″N 51°27′21″E / 30.86389°N 51.45583°E / 30.86389; 51.45583Coordinates: 30°51′50″N 51°27′21″E / 30.86389°N 51.45583°E / 30.86389; 51.45583
Country Iran
ProvinceKohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad
CountyDana
BakhshCentral
Population
(2016 Census)
 • Total7,855 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Sisakht (Persian: سي سخت‎; Lurish: سي سخت , SỉSext, also Romanized as Sīsakht and Sī Sakht; also known as Deh Bozorg-e Sīsakht, Deh Bozorg-e Sīsākht, and Deh-e Bozorg Sīsakht)[2] is a city in and the capital of Dena County, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 6,342, in 1,528 families.[3]

Sisakht is located on the foothills of Zagros Mountains, 34 km from Yasuj, in the northern part of the province. The area of Dana is a protected area.

History[edit]

Traces of ancient pottery have been found in excavations in Sisakht, as well as graves dating to c. 3000 BC.[4] In Telespid, registered in the Iranian national heritage Organization list, there are traces of Sassanian and Safavid eras.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Sisakht
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.1
(43.0)
8.9
(48.0)
13.0
(55.4)
17.6
(63.7)
24.5
(76.1)
31.1
(88.0)
34.3
(93.7)
33.6
(92.5)
30.7
(87.3)
24.3
(75.7)
16.4
(61.5)
9.9
(49.8)
20.9
(69.6)
Average low °C (°F) −6.7
(19.9)
−3.9
(25.0)
−0.8
(30.6)
3.5
(38.3)
7.9
(46.2)
11.8
(53.2)
15.7
(60.3)
14.4
(57.9)
10.5
(50.9)
5.4
(41.7)
0.8
(33.4)
−3.1
(26.4)
4.6
(40.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 57
(2.2)
45
(1.8)
47
(1.9)
32
(1.3)
12
(0.5)
1
(0.0)
2
(0.1)
1
(0.0)
0
(0)
4
(0.2)
23
(0.9)
47
(1.9)
271
(10.7)
Source: Climate-data.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Sisakht can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3060285" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ [1]

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