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Sabzevar
Sabzevar
(Persian: سبزوار‎[1]  pronunciation (help·info)), previously known as Beyhagh (also spelled "Beihagh"; Persian: بيهق‎), is a city and capital of Sabzevar
Sabzevar
County, in Razavi Khorasan
Razavi Khorasan
Province, approximately 220 kilometres west of the provincial capital Mashhad, in northeastern Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 208,172, in 57,024 families.[2] Sabzevar
Sabzevar
is the commercial center for an agricultural region producing grapes and raisins. There is some small-scale industry, for food processing, copperware and electric motors. Through the old bazaar of Sabzevar
Sabzevar
fresh, dried, and preserved fruits and vegetables are exported. Sabzevar
Sabzevar
is connected to Tehran
Tehran
and Mashhad
Mashhad
by road. Sabzevar Airport
Sabzevar Airport
provides domestic flights.[3]

Contents

1 History 2 Location 3 Main sights 4 Universities 5 Climate 6 Notable people 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] The history of Sabzevar
Sabzevar
goes back to the 1st millennium BC. Ancient remains include fire-temple 'Azarbarzin' which is still visible. After the Mongol invasion of Iran, the city was the first part of Iran that moved towards its freedom, under the lead of the Sarbedaran movement. In 14th century Timur
Timur
invaded Iran
Iran
and destroyed the city completely. Contemporary sources mention 90,000 people having been murdered by Timur. After killing all men in the town, he cut their heads and made 3 pyramids of the heads, in what is now the modern Sarberiz (meaning "Place of heads") square. Sabzevar
Sabzevar
Province had been lost by the Safavids to the Uzbeks of Transoxiana, but was regained following a Safavid counter-offensive around 1600, along with Herat
Herat
and Farah.[4] Location[edit] Sabzevar
Sabzevar
is located between Nishapur
Nishapur
from east, Esfarayen
Esfarayen
from north, Shahrood
Shahrood
from west and Bardaskan
Bardaskan
from south in Razavi khorasan province. Main sights[edit] Mil-e Khosrow Gerd (meaning "The brick tower of king Khosrau) is the highest brick tower in the city. Mosques include the Masjed Jameh of Friday mosque, with its two tall minarets. They were both built during the Islamic age of Sabzevar. Universities[edit] Sabzevar
Sabzevar
University of Medical Sciences is one of the most prestigious universities in Khorasan province. MEDSAB is the oldest institution of higher education in Sabzevar
Sabzevar
city, established in 1975. MEDSAB offers 20 programs to more than 1200 students. This university has more than 100 faculty members. MEDSAB is known for rapid promotion in education quality and programs, and the MEDSAB faculty is composed of men and women. Faculty members are passionate and curious individuals who continue their own research while teaching at MEDSAB. They come from across the country and all over the world, bringing with them a diverse wealth of knowledge. MEDAB is known for combining medical sciences and bioengineering. There are 6 hospitals and 4 schools in this university. The city is home to the Islamic Azad University of Sabzevar (IAUS), founded in 1985 in response to increasing demands for a higher education center in the region; expansion and development have always continued within the university. Currently there are about 6,500 students studying in three campuses.[5] Sabzevar
Sabzevar
has also another university located in the north part of the city, Hakim Sabzevari University that was established in 1987. HSU offers 120 bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs to more than 7,200 male and female students studying under about 160 faculty members.[6] Climate[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Abul-Fazl Bayhaqi Ali Divandari Ali Shariati `Alí-Akbar Furútan Hadi Sabzavari Mahmoud Dowlatabadi Sayed Hassan Amin Mohammad Khordadian Ali Asgar Annabestani Mahmoud Anbarani Hamid Sabzevari

See also[edit]

Iran
Iran
portal

Razavi Khorasan

References[edit]

^ Sabzevar
Sabzevar
can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3081638" 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.  ^ Sabzevar ^ William Bayne Fisher. The Cambridge history of Iran. Cambridge University Press, 1986. ISBN 0-521-20094-6, ISBN 978-0-521-20094-3 ^ "About the University". IAUS. Retrieved 9 February 2012.  ^ "دانشگاه حکیم سبزواری در یک نگاه". STTU. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

External links[edit] Media related to Sabzevar
Sabzevar
at Wikimedia Commons

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v t e

Razavi Khorasan
Razavi Khorasan
Province

Capital

Mashhad

Counties and cities

Bajestan
Bajestan
County

Bajestan Yunesi

Bakharz
Bakharz
County

Bakharz

Bardaskan
Bardaskan
County

Bardaskan Anabad Shahrabad

Chenaran
Chenaran
County

Chenaran

Dargaz
Dargaz
County

Dargaz Chapeshlu Lotfabad Now Khandan

Davarzan
Davarzan
County

Davarzan

Fariman
Fariman
County

Fariman Farhadgerd Qalandarabad Sefid Sang

Firuzeh
Firuzeh
County

Firuzeh Hemmatabad

Gonabad
Gonabad
County

Gonabad Bidokht Kakhk

Joghatai
Joghatai
County

Joghatai

Jowayin County

Neqab

Kalat County

Kalat Shahr-e Zow

Kashmar
Kashmar
County

Kashmar Rivash

Khalilabad County

Khalilabad Kondor

Khoshab County

Soltanabad

Khvaf
Khvaf
County

Khvaf Nashtifan Qasemabad Salami Sangan

Mahvelat County

Feyzabad Shadmehr

Mashhad
Mashhad
County

Mashhad Malekabad Razaviyeh

Nishapur
Nishapur
County

Nishapur Chekneh Darrud Kharv Eshqabad Qadamgah

Quchan
Quchan
County

Quchan Bajgiran

Rashtkhvar
Rashtkhvar
County

Rashtkhvar Jangal

Sabzevar
Sabzevar
County

Sabzevar Rud Ab Sheshtomad

Sarakhs
Sarakhs
County

Sarakhs Mazdavand

Taybad
Taybad
County

Taybad Kariz Mashhad
Mashhad
Rizeh

Torbat-e Heydarieh
Torbat-e Heydarieh
County

Torbat-e Heydarieh Bayg Kadkan Robat-e Sang

Torbat-e Jam
Torbat-e Jam
County

Torbat-e Jam Nasrabad Nilshahr Salehabad

Torqabeh
Torqabeh
and Shandiz
Shandiz
County

Torqabeh Shandiz

Zaveh County

Dowlatabad

Landmarks

Imam Reza shrine Goharshad Mosque Tus citadel Kooh Sangi Akhlamad Mount Binalud Zist-e Khavar Kian Center Azar Barzin Mehr fire temple,Sabzevar Tomb of Ferdowsi
Tomb of Ferdowsi
in Tus Haruniyeh Dome in Tus Tomb of Farid ad-Din Attar,Nishapur Kohandezh, Nishapur Tomb of Omar Khayyám, Nishapur

populated places

List of cities, towns and villages in Razavi Khorasan
Razavi Khorasan
Province

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Sabzevar
Sabzevar
County

Capital

Sabzevar

Districts

Central

Cities

Sabzevar

Rural Districts and villages

Karrab

Afchang Belashabad Beynaq Borzu Delbar Karrab Now Deh-e Sorsoreh Qaz Shareh

Qasabeh-ye Gharbi (Western Qasabeh)

Abaresh Afir Aliabad Ardugah Shahid Matehri Borzu Dehqanabad Estir Fasanqar Gowd Chah Gowd-e Aqal Gowd-e Asia Haresabad Hoseynabad-e Ganji Kalateh-ye Aqazadeh Kalateh-ye Dowlat Kalateh-ye Naseri Kalateh-ye Qalichi Kaskan Khosrowjerd Kohneh Ab Maskan Mortezaabad Mazar-e Khosrowjerd Sameeh Seyyedabad-e Kalut

Qasabeh-ye Sharqi (Eastern Qasabeh)

Aliabad-e Shur Baghan Baghjar Delqand Dowlatabad Eshratabad Heydarabad Izi Kalateh-ye Hajji Barat Kalateh-ye Khvajeh Ali Kheyrabad Raz Qand Sadabad Sang-e Sefid Sedid Soleymaniyeh Sowmeeh

Robat

Ab Barik Aliabad-e Kalkhuni Avaz Azad Manjir Cheshmeh Sir Hashemabad Jolleyn Najmabad Nazlabad Owlar Qareh Qoli Robat-e Sar Push Salehabad-e Bozorg Sang-e Kalidar Zafaraniyeh Zeydabad

Rud Ab

Cities

Rud Ab

Rural Districts and villages

Frughan

Barabad Dam Rud Dareyn Doruk Filshur Hasanabad Kalateh-ye Mir Ali Malvand Parvand Poshteh Abbas Shamsabad Tasband

Khavashod

Ardiz Aryan Baluch Khaneh Ban Qan Bargow Bojdan Bunesh Chah-e Talkh Dalbar Malek Baqar Darqadam Dowlatabad Estaj Gaft Garab Garmak Gerazg Kalateh-ye Musa Kalavashk Kheyrabad Khvosh Mardan Larhang Mohammadabad Mozaffarabad Musaabad Puch Rud Ab Sarish Shend

Kuh Hamayi

Abd ol Maleki Benesbard-e Sofla Bidak Bon Jakh Chah-e Abd ol Maleki Chah-e Setareh Chah-e Shend Chah-e Vahab-e Pain Chah-e Zarqani Chehel Ghani Daryacheh Do Chahi Fazlabad Garu Homai-ye Olya Homai-ye Sofla Homeyreh Jarrahi Kalateh-ye Kalut Kalateh-ye Molla Hasan Kalavi Kohak Koruj Landaran Mohammadabad Narestan Now Deh Nurabad Ojnowrd Sabri Senjeru Tut Ban Zahri Zu ol Farrokh

Sheshtomad

Cities

Sheshtomad

Rural Districts and villages

Beyhaq

Aliabad-e Seyyed Rahim Azizabad Bad Ashian Bagh Kheyrat Barazq Besk Beyzakh Bojdan Cheshmeh Avash Divaneh Khvoy Ebrahimabad Gach Halakabad Hasanabad Hoseynabad Jonbaz Kalateh-ye Bayat Kalateh-ye Sadat Kalavashk Kashk Keyzaqan Keyzur Nakh Bar Pa Dar Sar Rud Soqiyeh Tazraq

Rob-e Shamat

Albolagh Beyrut Chenar Deh-e Now Golestan Hasanabad Kalateh-ye Tir Kaman Kharasf Qaleh Meydan Rowshanabad Sabbeh

Shamkan

Aliabad-e Tarkan Hoseynabad Kalateh-ye Now Bahar Now Bahar Sanjerd Shamkan Yahyaabad

Takab-e Kuhmish

Chah Sukhteh Chah-e Amiq-e Shomareh-ye Do Shahid Jalali Chah-e Shomareh-ye Yek Hazarat Qoli Mehrshani Mej Qasemi Shahr Suk

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