Najafabad

Najafabad (Persian: نجف‌آباد‎, also Romanized as Najafābād)[2] is a city and capital of Najafabad County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 293,275, in 90,158 families.[3] It is located west of Isfahan and is increasingly becoming a part of the Isfahan Metropolitan area.

Najafabad

نجف‌آباد
City
Sheikhbahaei fort ارگ شیخ بهایی
Sheikhbahaei fort ارگ شیخ بهایی
Najafabad is located in Iran
Najafabad
Najafabad
Coordinates: 32°50′43″N 51°36′00″E / 32.84528°N 51.60000°E / 32.84528; 51.60000Coordinates: 32°50′43″N 51°36′00″E / 32.84528°N 51.60000°E / 32.84528; 51.60000
Country Iran
ProvinceIsfahan
CountyNajafabad
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Urban
235,281 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s)(+98)31(4)
Websitehttp://www.najafabad.ir

Najafabad is the birthplace of Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, Mostafa Moeen, Moein (singer), and Sardar Ahmad Kazemi.

The city serves as a trade center for agricultural products in the region, and is noted for its pomegranates and almonds. One of the attractions of Najafabad is the "Arg-e Sheykh Bahaie" that has recently been repaired.

EducationEdit

Najafabad is home to the Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Najafabad can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "6013169" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "توزیع جمعیت شهرستان نجف آباد". پایگاه خبری نجف آباد نیوز (in Persian). ۱۳۹۴/۳/۱۵ ۱۱:۰۹:۳۶. Retrieved 2020-05-28. Check date values in: |date= (help)