Abadeh

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Abadeh (Persian: آباده ) is a city in Fars province, Iran, situated at an elevation of 6,200 feet (1,890 m) in a fertile plain on the high road between Isfahan and Shiraz, 140 miles (230 km) from the former and 170 miles (270 km) from the latter. The population is 95,460 (est. 2009),[1] showing a growth of 45% from 1985 to 2005. The city is the capital of Abadehy County.

It is the largest city in the Abadeh-Eghlid district, which is famed for its carved wood-work, made of the wood of pear and box trees. Sesame oil, castor oil, grain, and various fruits are also produced there. The area is famous for its Abadeh rugs.

Landmarks and crafts

Abadeh historical monuments include Emirate Kolah Farangi, Tymcheh Sarafyan and Khaje tomb, located in the Khoja mountains. Abadeh crafts can be embroidered in cotton. The town also produces Abadeh rugs.

Transportation

Expessway 65 passes through Abadeh. This situation helps Abadeh to improve compared to Eqlid. Road 78 runs from 25 km southern Abadeh from Yazd to Yasuj. A road starts from Abadeh Ring Road to Soqad and Semirom, Road 55.

A rail road from Isfahan to Shiraz was planned and started to be constructed in 2002. An airport was planned to be built in Akbar Hashemi Rafsenjani's presidential period.

References

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