Khorramabad is a city and the capital of Lorestan Province, Iran. At the time of the 2006 census, its population was 328,544, in 75,945 families. The city population is predominantly Lur and Lak, although the two groups are closely related. It has mild and semi-humid Mediterranean climate with high amount of rainfall during spring and winter.
About Khorramabad in brief
Khorramabad is a city and the capital of Lorestan Province, Iran. At the time of the 2006 census, its population was 328,544, in 75,945 families. The city population is predominantly Lur and Lak, although the two groups are closely related. Khorramabad Airport is 3 km south of the city proper. Although not a major tourist destination, it is quite scenic and possesses several attractions, such as five Paleolithic cave-dwelling sites. In the city center, a tall citadel called Falak-ol-Aflak, a relic of the Sassanid era, is now a nationally popular museum. It is located inside a valley and has been surrounded by mountains. The two main mountains around the city are Esouhouh and Makhmalkouh. It has mild and semi-humid Mediterranean climate with high amount of rainfall during spring and winter. ShapurKhast Castle, one of the most impressive castles in Iran, is 17.47 meters tall. It was built by Shapur I the Sasanid. It’s located in the Zagros Mountains and is rich in underground resources through it called the GelbiKöppen. It also has a classed as a Hot-summer climate under the climate classification as a Köppens classified as Hot-Summer-Summer.
The name of the place is Simash, which means ‘beautiful place’ or ‘green and beautiful place’ in Farsi. The founder of the Hazaraspid dynasty was Abu Tahir ibn Muhammad, a descendant of the Shabankara chieftain Fadluya. He assumed the prestigious title of atabeg. During the reign of the Safavid dynasty, Khorramsabad was the administrative center of Luristan Province. The first city council, consisting of seven members, was formed in 1916. The increase in population led to the expansion of the City and the creation of new districts. Kh orram Abad is one of Iran’s sixth cities in Iran having high level of annual rainfall. The city is located in a valley. It has one main springs passes and five main springs through it. Its elevation is 11.47 metres above sea level and its average annual temperature is 511.11 degrees Celsius. In ancient times, the city was known in ancient times as Dezbaz, as well as as Dez-Khaz, or Khorr-Khstak-Khast, Dezbz.
You want to know more about Khorramabad?
This page is based on the article Khorramabad published in Wikipedia (as of Jan. 01, 2021) and was automatically summarized using artificial intelligence.