Ecbatana (/ɛkˈbætənə/; Auld Persie: 𐏃𐎥𐎶𐎫𐎠𐎴 Haŋgmatāna, leeterally "the place o gatherin", Auncient Greek: Ἀγβάτανα Agbatana in Aeschylus an Herodotus, elsewhaur Ἐκβάτανα Ekbatana, Agámtanu bi Nabonidos, an Agamatanu at Behistun) wis an auncient ceety in Media in wastren Iran.

Ecbatana
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Gowden rhyton frae Iran's Achaemenid period, excavatit at Ecbatana (Tell Hagmatana). Kept at Naitional Museum o Iran.
Ecbatana is locatit in Iran
Ecbatana
Shawn within Iran
LocationHamedan, Hamadan Province, Iran
RegionZagros Moontains
Coordinates34°48′23″N 48°30′58″E / 34.80639°N 48.51611°E / 34.80639; 48.51611Coordinates: 34°48′23″N 48°30′58″E / 34.80639°N 48.51611°E / 34.80639; 48.51611
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