Fariman (Persian: فريمان; also Romanized as Farīmān; also known as Farīmūn)[2] is a city and capital of Fariman County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 32,610, in 8,203 families.[3]

Fariman
فريمان
City
A view of Fariman's Dam. An ancient dam possibly dating back to the reign of Sassanid kings of Persia but it was rebuilt during the Timurid and the Qajar era in its current form.
A view of Fariman's Dam. An ancient dam possibly dating back to the reign of Sassanid kings of Persia but it was rebuilt during the Timurid and the Qajar era in its current form.
Fariman is located in Iran
Fariman
Fariman
Coordinates: 35°42′25″N 59°51′00″E / 35.70694°N 59.85000°E / 35.70694; 59.85000Coordinates: 35°42′25″N 59°51′00″E / 35.70694°N 59.85000°E / 35.70694; 59.85000
Country Iran
ProvinceRazavi Khorasan
CountyFariman
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total39,515 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Fariman at GEOnet Names Server

Notable peopleEdit

  • Khodadad Azizi, born in Fariman; Iranian Football player
  • Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi, born 21 March 1959 in Fariman; Minister of Health and Medical Education of President Hassan Rouhani
  • Morteza Motahhari, 31 January 1919 in Fariman - 1 May 1979; an Iranian cleric, philosopher, lecturer, and politician
  • Hadi Khorsandi, born 22 July 1943 (age 75) in Fariman; poet, and writer of Persian socio-political issues.

Gallery of the damEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
  2. ^ Fariman can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3062717" 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.

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