Shahriar, Tehran Province

Shahriar (Persian: شهريار‎, also Romanized as Shahrīār, Shahreyār, and Shahriyār; also known as ‘Alī Shāh ‘Avaẕ and Ali Shāh ‘Iwaz)[2] is a city and capital of Shahriar County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 328,190, in 51,814 families.[3]

Shahriar

شهريار
City
Official seal of Shahriar
Seal
Shahriar is located in Iran
Shahriar
Shahriar
Coordinates: 35°39′35″N 51°03′33″E / 35.65972°N 51.05917°E / 35.65972; 51.05917Coordinates: 35°39′35″N 51°03′33″E / 35.65972°N 51.05917°E / 35.65972; 51.05917
Country Iran
ProvinceTehran
CountyShahriar
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Urban
309,607[1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

HistoryEdit

The Municipality of Shahriar was established in 1953, in which the population of the city was 5,000.

On 8 January 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was "accidentally" shot down near the city, killing all 176 people on board.[4]

TransportationEdit

The city is served by buses from the municipal-run Shahriar Municipality and Suburbs Bus Organization, connecting the city to Tehran and Karaj, while also serving a group of smaller surrounding towns.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home". www.amar.org.ir. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  2. ^ Shahriar, Tehran Province can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3052738" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-8KV (WL) UR-PSR Sabashahr". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2020-01-08.