Semnan, Iran

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Historic entrance to the Citadel of Semnan
Nickname(s): Capital of Qomess
Motto: Welcome; خوش امیچین
Semnan, Iran is located in Iran
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
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Mahdi Khorasanian[1]
Elevation 1,130 m (3,707 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 124,999
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) +98 231
Main languages Persian, Semnani

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. شهردار جديد سمنان انتخاب شد
  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. Archived from the original on 2010-11-16.*/

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