Eshtehard (Persian: Eŝtehārd) (Tati: Eŝtāhārd,) is a city in and the capital of Eshtehard District, in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 29,993.

Eshtehard
Eŝtāhārd
City
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Eshtehard is located in Iran
Eshtehard
Eshtehard
Coordinates: 35°43′32″N 50°21′58″E / 35.72556°N 50.36611°E / 35.72556; 50.36611Coordinates: 35°43′32″N 50°21′58″E / 35.72556°N 50.36611°E / 35.72556; 50.36611
CountryIran
ProvinceAlborz
CountyEshtehard
BakhshEshtehard
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total29,993 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Main attractions include the Industrial Park of Eshtehard and the University of Payame Nur' - Eshtehard Unit.

The majority of people of Eshtehard belong to the Tat and Azerbaijani[2] ethnic group and they speak the Tati language and Azerbaijani.[3][4][5]

Linguistic Map of Alborz Province

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
  2. ^ Encyclopaedia Islamica:The people of Eshtehard speak Persian with a local dialect as well as Turkish.
  3. ^ Stilo, Donald L. (2 January 2007). "The Tati language group in the sociolinguistic context of Northwestern Iran and Transcaucasia". Iranian Studies. 14 (3–4): 137–187. doi:10.1080/00210868108701585.
  4. ^ Yar-Shater, Ehsan (1969). A grammar of southern Tati dialects. Mouton.
  5. ^ Tats of Iran and Caucasus, Ali Abdoli, 2010.