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Nishapur
نیشابور
Nishabur
Nishapur Nicht Ceety
Nickname(s): Abarshahr, Turquoise Town, Ceety o Imam Reza, Nicht ceety[1]
Nishapur is located in Iran
Nishapur
Nishapur
Coordinates: 36°12′48″N 58°47′45″E / 36.21333°N 58.79583°E / 36.21333; 58.79583
Kintra Banner o Iran Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
Coonty Nishapur Coonty
Bakhsh Central
Elevation 1,250 m (4,100 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 205,972
  Census
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
Website Neyshaboor

Nishapur or Nishabur (Persian: نیشاپور, Romanizit as Nīshāpūr, Nīshābūr, an Neyshābūr an aw),[2] is a ceety in the Razavi Khorasan Province in northeastren Iran, situatit in a fertile plain at the fuit o the Binalud Muntains, near the regional caipital o Mashhad. Nishapur derivit its name frae its allegit foonder, the Sasanian keeng Shapur I.

The region's economy is lairgely agricultural, based on grain an cotton, an it is the seicont industrial ceety in Khorasan, an it is ane o the maist prosperous localities in Iran, although somewha blichtit bi drug smugglin frae nearbi Afghanistan. It haed a population o 205,972 fowk accordin tae 2006 census.[3] The main east-wast railwey line through Iran passes through the toun. The region is vera prone tae earthquakes, wi the maist recent significant anes occurrin in 1986 an 1997.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. metmuseum.org
  2. Nishapur can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3076915" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. "Iran Census" (in Persian). 

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