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|Torbat-e Heydarieh at GEOnet Names Server|
Torbat-e Heydarieh (Persian: تربت حيدريه, also Romanized as Torbat-e Ḩeydarīyeh; also known as Torbat-e Heydari, Turbat-i-Haidari, Torbate Heydari, and Turbet-i-Haidari) is a city and capital of Torbat-e Heydarieh County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 119,390, in 31,869 families.
In ancient times this city was known as Zaveh and in the 19th century it was known as Torbat-e Ishaq Khan or Torbat-e Isa Khan after Ishaq Khan Qaraei the powerful chief of the local Qarai Turks who ruled as a semi-autonomous governor of Torbat-e Heydarieh and Khaf from 1801-1816. It is located in the center of Khorasan province in Iran. This city is famous for its Zafaran lands. It has the first rank in the world for producing Saffron or Zafaran in Persian.
- Laleh Eskandari, born 1975 in Torbat-e Heydarieh; an Iranian actress
- Reza Rafi, born August 1968 in Torbat-e Heydarieh; an Iranian writer, satirist, journalist, and showman
- Saeed Soheili, born 1959 in Torbat-e Heydarieh; an Iranian director and script writer
- Setareh Eskandari, born 15 June 1974 in Torbat-e Heydarieh; an Iranian actress
- Torbat-e Heydarieh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3087658" 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.
- Tarikh-e Torbat-e Heydarieh: ba tekiye be naqshe Ishaq Khan Qaraei, Mohammad Qaneyi
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica. 27 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. .
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