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Abadan
آبادان
Ceety
Abadan is locatit in Iran
Abadan
Abadan
Coordinates: 30°20′21″N 48°18′15″E / 30.33917°N 48.30417°E / 30.33917; 48.30417
Kintra  Iran
Province Khuzestan
Coonty Abadan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Tot 217,988
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Abadan (Persie: آبادان, Arabic:عبادان, also Romanized as Ābādān)[1] is a ceety in an the caipital o Abadan Coonty, Khuzestan Province, Iran. It lees on Abadan Island (68 km or 42 mi lang, 3–19 km or 2–12 miles wide, the island is boondit in the wast bi the Arvand watterwa an tae the east bi the Bahmanshir ootlet o the Karun River), 53 kilometres (33 mi) frae the Persie Guwf,[2] near the Iraqi-Iran border. The civilian population o the ceety droppit tae near zero durin the aicht-years Iran–Iraq War. As o the 1986 census due tae the war the population droppit tae anerlie 6 fowk. In 1992, anerlie 84,774 haed returned tae live in the ceety. Bi 2001, the population haed jumpit tae 206,073, an it wis 217,988, in 48,061 faimilies, accordin tae 2006 census.[3] Abadan Refinery is ane o the lairgest in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abadan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3051014" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. Hoiberg 2010, p. 6
  3. "Census o the Islamic Republic o Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic o Iran. Archived frae the original (Excel) on 2010-11-16. 

Bibliografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Ābādān". Encyclopædia Britannica. 1: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. pp. 6–7. ISBN 0-85229-961-3. LCCN 2002113989. 

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