Khomein

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Khomeyn
خمين
Ceety
Khomeyn is located in Iran
Khomeyn
Khomeyn
Coordinates: 33°38′32″N 50°04′44″E / 33.64222°N 50.07889°E / 33.64222; 50.07889
Kintra Banner o Iran Iran
Province Markazi
Coonty Khomein
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 64,031
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Khomein (in Persie خمین) is a ceety in central Iran, locatit in Markazi province, aboot 160 km frae Qom an 350 km frae Tehran.

In 2005, it haed an estimatit population of 76,104.[1]

The toun o Khomein is locatit tae the sooth o the province, in a fertile plain. The climate o Khomein is a moderate muntainous inclinin tae a semi-desert ane. Winters are cauld an simmers are moderate. This ceety lies at a distance o 323 km. frae Tehran. The name o Khomein wis primarily mentioned in a beuk named "The History of Prophets and Kings". Subterranean canals (qanats), sewers an its famous fire-temple can be named as some pre-Islamic relics. This toun wis cried the center o Kamareh 200 years ago. Recently, this toun haes become famous acause it is the birthplace o the leader o the Iranian Revolution o 1979, Ruhollah Khomeini. His faither's hoose haes become an important historical monument.

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