Nishapur or Nishabur (Persie: 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.

Nishapur

نیشابور

Nishabur
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Nishapur is locatit in Iran
Nishapur
Nishapur
Coordinates: 36°12′48″N 58°47′45″E / 36.21333°N 58.79583°E / 36.21333; 58.79583
Kintra Iran
ProvinceRazavi Khorasan
CoontyNishapur Coonty
BakhshCentral
Elevation
1250 m (4,100 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total205,972
 Census
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
WebsiteNeyshaboor

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, awtho somewha blichtit bi drog smugglin frae nearbi Afghanistan. It haed a population o 205,972 fowk accordin tae 2006 census.[3] The main east-wast railwey line throu Iran passes throu the toun. The region is vera prone tae yirdquauks, wi the maist recent significant anes occurrin in 1986 an 1997.

ReferencesEedit

  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).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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