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Ābādah, a town (shahr) and a district (shahristān) in the province (ustān) of Fārs, Iran.

Ābādah (town)

The centre of the district of Ābādah, it lies on 52° 39' longitude, 31° 9' latitude, at an altitude of 2005 m (Pāpulī, 31), between two moderately high mountains (Jaʿfarī, 2/3). Its climate is temperate, with cold, windy periods in autumn and winter. Precipitation is low, less than 100 mm (FJAKI, 82/3).

Historical Background: Although Ābāśdah of Iqlīd is not specifically referred to in the old source…

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Hassan Ganji, Mohammad, Translated by Hassan Lahouti and Hasan Ganji, Mohammad, “Ābādah”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 31 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0003>
First published online: 2015

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