Semnan, Iran

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Semnan
سمنان
Semān
City
Entrance to the Citadel of Semnan
Entrance to the Citadel of Semnan
Official seal of Semnan
Seal
Nickname(s): Capital of Qomess
Motto(s): Welcome; خوش امیچین
Semnan is located in Iran
Semnan
Semnan
Coordinates: 35°34′22″N 53°23′50″E / 35.57278°N 53.39722°E / 35.57278; 53.39722Coordinates: 35°34′22″N 53°23′50″E / 35.57278°N 53.39722°E / 35.57278; 53.39722
Country  Iran
Province Semnan
County Semnan
Bakhsh Central
Settled circa 240BCE by Parni tribesmen
Incorporated (city) 1926
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Seyyed Mohammad NazemRazavi[1]
Elevation 1,130 m (3,707 ft)
Population (2016 census)
 • Total 185,129
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) +98 23
Main Languages Persian, Semnani
Climate BWk
Website http://www.semnan.ir

Semnan (pronounced [semˈnɒːn]; Persian: سمنان, also Romanized as Semnān and Samnān)[2] is a city in and capital of Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 124,999, in 36,298 families.[3] Semnan is located 216 kilometers east of Tehran.

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  1. "آئین معارفه شهردار سمنان برگزار شد/ ناظم رضوی جایگزین موسوی". mehrnews.com. 16 December 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  2. Damghan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3083472" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran.  |archive-url= is malformed: timestamp (help)

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