Eslamshahr

Eslamshahr (Persian: اسلامشهر‎, also romanized as Eslāmshahr),[2] is a city and capital of Eslamshahr County, Tehran Province, Iran. According to the 2016 census the city has a population of 548,620 which includes 279,282 men and 269,338 women.

Eslamshahr

اسلامشهر
City
Meidan namaz2.jpg
Eslamshahr is located in Iran
Eslamshahr
Eslamshahr
Coordinates: 35°33′38″N 51°14′05″E / 35.56056°N 51.23472°E / 35.56056; 51.23472Coordinates: 35°33′38″N 51°14′05″E / 35.56056°N 51.23472°E / 35.56056; 51.23472
Country Iran
ProvinceTehran
CountyEslamshahr
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Urban
448,129 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Websiteeslamshahr.ir

The city has grown to be the most populous non-provincial capital city and the 19th overall most populous city of the country.

HistoryEdit

The old, historic name of Bahramabad is now applied only to a small northern suburbs of Eslamshahr, or the "village of Bahramabad").

NameEdit

The name of Eslamshahr before the Islamic revolution in Iran was "Shadshahr" and in 1979 the government changed it to "Eslamshahr".

GeographyEdit

The city is located on the Saveh Road, which starts in the south of Tehran, and ends at Saveh City.

Its neighborhoods are Vavan, Ghaemieh, Saeedieh, Mohamadieh, Mahdieh, Baghenarde, Saloor, Noori, Ghasemabad, Shirudi, Golha, Elahiye, Ahmadabad, Ghods, Baghqfeiz, Zarafshan, Moosiabad, Anbia and Mianabad.

ClimateEdit

The highest recorded temperature was 43 °C (109 °F), recorded on July 10, 1990, while the lowest recorded temperature was −13 °C (9 °F), recorded on January 2, 1973.[3]

Climate data for Eslamshahr
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19
(66)
23
(73)
29
(84)
33
(91)
38
(100)
41
(106)
43
(109)
42
(108)
39
(102)
33
(91)
27
(81)
21
(70)
43
(109)
Average high °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
16
(61)
22
(72)
28
(82)
34
(93)
37
(99)
36
(97)
32
(90)
25
(77)
16
(61)
10
(50)
23
(73)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
2
(36)
6
(43)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(70)
24
(75)
24
(75)
20
(68)
14
(57)
7
(45)
2
(36)
12
(55)
Record low °C (°F) −13
(9)
−10
(14)
−9
(16)
−1
(30)
2
(36)
9
(48)
13
(55)
13
(55)
8
(46)
2
(36)
−7
(19)
−11
(12)
−13
(9)
Source: Voodoo Skies[3]

TransportEdit

Eslamshahr is known for its handcrafted articles and its good weather. It also has Imam Khomeini International Airport within its city limits.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Eslamshahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206100" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ a b "Eslamshahr, Iran". Voodoo Skies. Retrieved 30 August 2013.

External linksEdit