Ardabil

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Ardabil
اردبیل -دارالارشاد
Ardebil ( Artawila )
City
Nickname(s): دارالارشاد، دارالملک، دارالعرفان، دارالامان و شهر مقدس Darolershad ( Home Of Gentrice )
Ardabil is located in Iran
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CountryIran
ProvinceArdabil
CountyArdabil
BakhshCentral
Government
 • M.P.Nouradin Pirmoazen, Vali Azarvash, Hassan No'i-Aghdam
 • Governing BodyArdabil City Council
Area
 • Total18.011 km2 (6.954 sq mi)
Elevation1,351 m (4,432 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total564,365
 • Density18,857/km2 (48,840/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ardabili
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Postal code56131-56491
Area code(s)(+98) 451
Websitehttp://www.eardabil.ir/ ardabil.ostan-ar.ir

Ardabil About this sound pronunciation  (Persian and Azeri: اردبیل, also Romanized as Ardabīl and Ardebīl[1]) is a historical city in north-western Iran. The name Ardabil comes from the Zoroastrian name of "Artawila", meaning a holy place.[2] Ardabil is the capital of Ardabil Province. At the 2011 census, its population was 564,365, in 156,324 families,[3] Its inhabitants are ethnic Azeris.[4][5] Ardabil is also known for the sanctuary and tomb of Shaikh Safî ad-Dîn, eponym of the Safavid Dynasty.

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  1. Ardabil can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3053565" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. Iranian Provinces: Ardabil
  3. "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. |archive-url= is malformed: timestamp (help)
  4. "Ardabil". Looklex Encyclopaedia. Retrieved 2013-08-13.
  5. "Ardabīl". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2013-08-13.

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