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Sohrevard is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°04′20″N 48°26′24″E / 36.07222°N 48.44000°E / 36.07222; 48.44000Coordinates: 36°04′20″N 48°26′24″E / 36.07222°N 48.44000°E / 36.07222; 48.44000
Country  Iran
Province Zanjan
County Khodabandeh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 5,786
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Sohrevard (Persian: سهرورد‎‎, also Romanized as Sohravard)[1] is a city in the Central District of Khodabandeh County, Zanjan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 5,786, in 1,356 families.[2]

Sohrevard was the birthplace of the twelfth century Iranian philosopher, Shahab al-Din Suhrawardi[3] and the Persian Sufi Abu al-Najib Suhrawardi.


  1. ^ Sohrevard can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3766562" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ M. Kamal, Mulla Sadra's Transcendent Philosophy, p.12, Ashgate Publishing Inc., 136 pp., 2006, ISBN 0-7546-5271-8 (see p.12)