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Gonabad
Gonabad
(Persian: گناباد‎, also Romanized as Gonābād; also known as Gūnābād; formerly Janābaz)[1] is a city and capital of Gonabad
Gonabad
County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 36,367, in 10,389 families.[2] Jūymand is an affluent northern district/suburb of Gonabad. It is mostly well-known because of the Gonabadi Dervishes and for its qanats, also known as kareez. It is one of the most important producers of saffron in Iran. Other agricultural products include: Grape, Pistachio and pomegranate. The famous ancient war of 12 rokh had happened between Iran
Iran
and Turan (Central Asia) in this city on the castle of Zeebad. The city contains the cemetery for the Ni'matullāhī
Ni'matullāhī
Gonabadi dervish order located in Beydokht.[3]

Contents

1 Qanats 2 Climate and geography 3 References 4 External links

Qanats[edit] Some of the longest and oldest Qanats of the world are located in Gonabad. Qanats of Uroune, Moun, Chahak and Shirin as registered in world heritage site (administered by UNESCO) are among these Qanats. They contain 427 water wells with a length of 33113 meters and have been constructed based on different sciences like physics, geology and hydraulics and made it possible for the inhabitants to live in such a dry land with low rainfall.[4] Climate and geography[edit] Gonabad
Gonabad
is located in a plate aria on the north of the Brakoh mountain or Kūh-e Tīr Māhī
Kūh-e Tīr Māhī
[5]

Kūh-e Tīr Māhī Zibad
Zibad
Gonabad

References[edit]

^ Gonabad
Gonabad
can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3064774" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database". ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.  ^ Esfandiari, Golnaz (12 October 2006) "Iran: Local Authorities Try To Evict Sufi Leader" Radio Free Europe ^ Qanats of Gonabad-World Heritage ^ [Geography and tribes and minorities in khorasan,Mohammad Ajam, research published 1992,university of Imam Sadegh,Tehran.]

External links[edit]

Gonapa گناپا - سایت نشریه مژده گناباد Gonabadtimes شبکه خبری تحلیلی شهرستان گناباد Gonabad
Gonabad
Expert مرجع متخصصین شهرستان گناباد gonabad news agency پایگاه خبری شهرستان گناباد Gonabadnet گنابادنت - بانک جامع اطلاعات گناباد

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Gonabad
Gonabad
County

Capital

Gonabad

Districts

Central

Cities

Gonabad Bidokht

Rural Districts and villages

Howmeh

Azizabad Bagh-e Asiya Behabad Biland Chahak Chah Rowghani Chah-e Amin Chah-e Baneyli Chah-e Masha Moqimabad Chah-e Masha Shomareh Do Markuhak Abdi Chah-e Masha Shomareh Yek Markuhak Safari Chah-e Sahrab Myinizadeh Chah-e Shomareh 5 Markuhak Chah-e Taqi Chah-e Ziayi Dowlui Gonabad
Gonabad
Industrial Park Hofman Brickworks Hoseynabad Kalateh-ye Kolukh Kalateh-ye Mesgarha Kalateh-ye Now Khara Brickworks Kheybari Markuhak Mend Now Deh-e Gonabad Qanbarabad Quzhd Rahn Riab

Pas Kalut

Aruk Asu Jadid Bargaz-e Bala Barqyu Bimorgh Chah-e Asfuni Chah-e Meyghuni Pain Chah-e Namak Chah-e Shirin Geysvarnusazi Hajjiabad Hesar Howz-e Sorkh Jafarabad Kalateh-ye Mazar Kusar Now Deh-e Pashtak Rahmatabad Rushnavand Shurab-e Nusazi Soltaniyeh Tuklabad

Kakhk

Cities

Kakhk

Rural Districts and villages

Kakhk

Ali Mansuri Bakhtabad-e Bala Bakhtabad-e Pain Banfash Baqerabad Borjuk Cherkabad Cheshmeh Sefid Deh Now Disfan Dughabad Fakh Hoseynabad Idu Kabutrakuh Kafeh Salehabad Kajabad Kalateh-ye Mizataqi Kalateh-ye Now Kalateh-ye Shams Kalateh-ye Sheykhi Kalateh-ye Vali Kareshk Khanik Khunabad Kisk Kuh-e Qaleh Sofla Mahabad-e Olya Mahiabad-e Bala Mahiabad-e Pain Marghdar Baskabad Marghesh Meghas Meymand Mollaabad Najmabad Nehjaz-e Pain Ostad Pachk Pay Gadar Qaleh Sefid-e Sofla Razg Rezu Sofla Sarang-e Sofla Senjetak Shahrah Shamsabad Shashak Tak Meydan Tak-e Banestan Tak-e Zow Taranj-e Pain Zaqich Ziruk Zu Salehabad

Zibad

Beyhud Chah-e Ansari Dar Sufeh Fudenjan Gonbatuk Haravanj Kalat Kalateh-ye Aliabad Kalateh-ye Seyyed Ali Kalateh-ye Shahab Khatumeh Mohammadabad-e Lab-e Rud Musiraz Now Deh-e Meyrmaharab Raqqasan Razuyeh Ruchi Sanu Saqi Sar Asiab Shira

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