Semnan, Iran

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Historic entrance to the Citadel of Semnan
Historic entrance to the Citadel of Semnan
Nickname(s): Capital of Qomess
Motto(s): Welcome; خوش امیچین
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.  |archive-url= is malformed: timestamp (help)

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