Azadi Avenue

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Azadi Avenue[1][2] or Azadi Street (Persian: خیابان آزادی‎; Khiābān-e Azādi) is a trunk route in Tehran, Iran connecting Azadi Square to Enqelab Square.

Street in Iran.svg

Azadi Avenue
خیابان آزادی
Route information
Length4.5 km (2.8 mi)
Major junctions
East endSquare in Iran.png Azadi Square
West endSquare in Iran.png Enqelab Square
Location
Major citiesTehran
Highway system
Highways in Iran
Freeways
Azadi Avenue seen from the top of Azadi Tower, facing east.
Azadi Avenue from above in the 1970s

The avenue's name means "Freedom" in Persian. Prior to the 1979 Revolution, the avenue was called Eisenhower avenue after the United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower.[3]

Azadi Avenue at night
Pfeil unten.svg From East to West Pfeil unten.svg
Continues as Street in Iran.svg Enqelab Street
Square in Iran.png
Enqelab Square
Street in Iran.svg Kargar Street
Tehran Metro Logo.svgTehran Metro Line 4.png Enghelab Metro Station
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Jamalzade Street
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Qarib Station
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Qarib Street
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Eskandari Street
Tehran Metro Logo.svgTehran Metro Line 4.png Tohid Metro Station
France road sign A17.svg Fareskilt 44.PNG Tohid Tunnel Local Route
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Rudaki Station
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Rudaki Street
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Behbudi Station
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Azarbaijan Street
Street in Iran.svg Behbudi Street
Street in Iran.svg Sohravard Street
Tehran Metro Logo.svgTehran Metro Line 2.pngTehran Metro Line 4.png Azadi Metro Station
France road sign A17.svg Street in Iran.svg Shadmehr Street
Street in Iran.svg Jeyhun Street
AB-Kreuz-grün.svg Expressway in Iran.svg Yadegar-e-Emam Expressway
Tehran Metro Logo.svgTehran Metro Line 4.png Doctor Habib-o-llah Metro Station
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Sharif University Station
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Ostad Moin Station
Sinnbild Autoabzweig.svg Street in Iran.svg Javad Akbari Street
Street in Iran.svg Jey Street
Street in Iran.svg Ostad Moin Street
Tehran Metro Logo.svgTehran Metro Line 4.png Ostad Moein Metro Station
Sinnbild Kraftomnibus.svg Tehran BRT Line Azadi Square Station
Square in Iran.png
Azadi Square
Expressway in Iran.svg Saidi Expressway
Expressway in Iran.svg Jenah Expressway
Expressway in Iran.svgRoad32.png Makhsus Karaj Expressway
Pfeil unten.svg From West to East Pfeil unten.svg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.rferl.org/a/Eyewitness_From_Tehran_Today/1758936.html Eyewitness On Azadi Avenue
  2. ^ Iran Transportation Policy and Regulations Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments. ISBN 9781433066337.
  3. ^ Elliot, Jason. Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys through Iran. Picador. p. 15.