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Abyānah is a village in the sub-district of Barzrūd, located on the outskirts of Naṭanz in the province of Iṣfahān. This village—whose population is less than a thousand—possesses particular historical and cultural significance.


There were 500 homes in Abyānah in 1361 Sh./1982. The lower ratio of households to the number of actual dwellings clearly points to a gradual decline in population and emigrati…

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Hasan Ganji, Mohammad and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Abyānah”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0169>
First published online: 2015

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