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Shapur Jan Destination Guide

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Shapur Jan in the region of Fārs is a town in Iran - some 430 mi (or 692 km) South of Tehran, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Shapur Jan

Current time in Shapur Jan is now 06:52 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Pir Yenu, Mahmudabad-e Pir Banow, Yasuj, Dammam, Shiraz or Isfahan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 82 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 839.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Light rain, calm, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)
Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)

Videos

Persepolis e Pasargada (prox Shiraz) As...

02:38 min ( December 05, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 893 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Asia2010's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Shiraz, Iran En...

Iran Ali-ibn-Hamzekh mosque masoleum

02:38 min ( March 18, 2012 by wildrussiadvent)
Views: 1,907 - Rating: 5/5

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Shiraz - a city of poets and martyrs Jcr...

01:48 min ( December 17, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 430 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Jcrane's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...

Mirjaveh - Zahedan - Bam - Kerman - Shir...

02:04 min ( December 08, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 424 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Caprile's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Shapur Jan during the next days.

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Interesting facts about this location

Hafezieh Stadium

The Hafezieh Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shiraz, Iran. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Iran Pro League side, Fajr Sepasi F.C. The stadium also is used for some matches of Bargh Shiraz F.C. in Azadegan League. The stadium holds 22,000 people and is all-seater. The stadium was the host venue of 2012 Hazfi Cup Final.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 52.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1940s architecture, Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Football venues in Iran, Multi-purpose stadiums in Iran, Shiraz, Sport in Iran

Shah Cheragh

Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 52.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Mosques in Shiraz, Safavid architecture, Shia shrines

Karim Khan

Karim Khan Zand,, (c. 1705 – 1779), was a ruler of Iran, and the founder of the Zand Dynasty. He was born in Village of Pari near Malayer to a family of the Zand tribe of Lak or Lur deportees. Kurdish nationalists such as Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou considered him as a Kurdish hero Modern scholarships such as Wadie Jwaideh suggested his proud Kurdishness. He never styled himself as "shah" or king, and instead used the title Vakil e-Ra'aayaa (Representative of the People).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 52.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1779 deaths, Kurdish rulers, Monarchs of Persia, People from Shiraz

Fars Province

Fars Province, originally spelled Pars (پارس)), is one of the 31 provinces and known as Cultural Capital of Iran. It is in the south of the country and its center is Shiraz. It has an area of 122,400 km². In 2006, this province had a population of 4.57 million people, of which 61.2% were registered as urban dwellers, 38.1% villagers, and 0.7% nomad tribes. The etymology of the word "Persian" is derived from the cultural capital of Iran and found in many ancient names associated with Iran.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.53, 52.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Fars Province, Pre-Islamic heritage of Iran, Provinces of Iran, Provinces of the Sassanid Empire

Shiraz

Shiraz  pronunciation is the sixth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. In 2009 the population of the city was 1,455,073. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Roodkhaneye Khoshk (Dry river) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. It is regarded as one of the oldest provinces of ancient Persia. The earliest reference to the city, as Tiraziš, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC.

More reading: Shiraz homepage
Located at 29.53, 52.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Fars Province, Cities in Iran, Former capitals of Iran, Iranian provincial capitals, Shiraz, Shiraz County

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