Falavarjan (Persian: فلاورجان, also Romanized as Falāvarjān, Falāvar Jān, and Felāvarjān; also known as Pol-e Vargān, Pol-e Varqān, Pul-i-Vargān, and Mollāvarjān)[2] is a city and capital of Falavarjan County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 37,740, in 9,097 families.[3]

Falavarjan
فلاورجان
City
Falavarjan is located in Iran
Falavarjan
Falavarjan
Coordinates: 32°33′19″N 51°30′35″E / 32.55528°N 51.50972°E / 32.55528; 51.50972Coordinates: 32°33′19″N 51°30′35″E / 32.55528°N 51.50972°E / 32.55528; 51.50972
Country Iran
ProvinceIsfahan
CountyFalavarjan
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total37,704 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

The ancient name of this city was Barze which means the branch of a tree or cultivation. This name gradually changed to Varjan. During the Safavid period due to the construction of a bridge on the Zayandeh Rood (river), Varjan was renamed Polavarjan and thence to Falavarjan. The city is a part of Esfahan metropolitan area. For its public transit system, the city is served by Falavarjan County Municipalities Mass Transit Organization bus network.

Cultural & Notable CentersEdit

Islamic Azad University of Falavarjan[4]Islamic Azad University of Falavarjan has been founded in 1984.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
  2. ^ Falavarjan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "6013414" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ Islamic Azad University of Falavarjan