Hamadan

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Hamadan

همدان
city
Ancient names: Ecbatana, Hangmatana
The Tomb of Avicenna
The Tomb of Avicenna
Hamadan is located in Iran
Hamadan
Hamadan
Hamedan in Iran
Coordinates: 34°48′N 48°31′E / 34.800°N 48.517°E / 34.800; 48.517Coordinates: 34°48′N 48°31′E / 34.800°N 48.517°E / 34.800; 48.517
Country Iran
ProvinceHamadan
CountyHamadan
BakhshCentral
Government
 • MayorSyed Mustafa Rasul (since 2014)[1]
Elevation
1,850 m (6,069 ft)
Population
 (2016 census)
 • Total554,405
 • Rank13th in Iran
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Websitewww.hamadan.ir

Hamadān[2] (pronounced [hæmædɒːn]) or Hamedān (Persian: همدان‎, Hamedān) (Old Persian: Haŋgmetana, Ecbatana) is the capital city of Hamadan Province of Iran.

References[change | change source]

  1. "معارفه سرپرست شهرداري همدان". Municipality.hamadan.ir (in Persian). Hamedan Municipality. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  2. Multiple Authors (April 18, 2012). "HAMADĀN". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 18 April 2015.