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Touring Shiraz in Iran.

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Shiraz in the region of Fārs with it's 1,249,942 citizens is located in Iran - some 426 mi (or 685 km) South of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Shiraz is now 01:35 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Koruni, Jamalabad, Ayur, Kutahi, Yasuj or Isfahan. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Iran 1972 - Persepolis & Shiraz (HD) Col...

05:04 min ( March 14, 2009 by shoutokutaiko720p)
Views: 1,959 - Rating: 5/5

Ahigh-definition slide show with stereo sound and no transition effects. The dates of the pictures are shown in form of yymmdd on the screen. Every slide lasts 10 seconds. To view in stereo and high r...

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: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Shiraz, Iran En...

Crazy Taxi Driver Shiraz Drive

02:20 min ( April 02, 2009 by robotronRS5001)
Views: 2,580 - Rating: 2.33333/5

Dancing Taxi Driver comes up after one minute drive Nowrooz 1388 2009 in Shiraz City in einem "Samand" Marke "Iran Khodro" mit dem schlimmsten Taxifahrer der Welt ;-) Dancing after one minute Iran Nor...

Holiday in Shiraz

00:18 min ( January 16, 2008 by shirazco)
Views: 1,903 - Rating: 0/5

One Of The best Day in Shiraz(Capital Of Iran in Beaty)

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Interesting facts about this location


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 29.6, 52.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Fars Province, Cities in Iran, Former capitals of Iran, Iranian provincial capitals, Shiraz, Shiraz County

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 29.6, 52.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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 29.6, 52.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Fars Province, Pre-Islamic heritage of Iran, Provinces of Iran, Provinces of the Sassanid Empire

Shiraz University

Shiraz University, formerly known as Pahlavi University, is a public university located in Shiraz, Iran. It is one of the major universities of Iran and one of the most prestigious universities in Engineering. Shiraz University has pioneered the establishment of doctoral programs in Iran. Shiraz University has always ranked as Top 5 among Iranian universities and is well respected in Iran. Shiraz University has the second biggest campus in Iran.

More reading: Shiraz University homepage
Located at 29.6, 52.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1946, Fars Province, Nursing schools in Iran, Shiraz University, Universities in Iran

Shiraz International Airport

Shiraz International Airport is located in Shiraz, Iran. It is the main international airport of Pars/Fars province, the homeland of Persian people. Shiraz International Airport serves as the largest airport in the southern region of Iran. After undergoing renovation and redevolopment work in 2005, Shiraz Airport was identified as the second most reliable and modern airport in Iran in terms of flight safety including electronic and navigation control systems of its flight tower.

More reading: Shiraz International Airport homepage
Located at 29.6, 52.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran