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Shalamcheh (Persian: شَلَمچه‎) is a town located in Khuzestan Province, Iran. It is situated on the border with Iraq, north-west of Abadan. The town was one of the main sites of invasion of Saddam Hussein's Iraq in the Iran–Iraq War. Some 50,000 Iranians died in the fighting around the town, and there is today a war memorial in their memory.[1]

Shalamcheh

شلمچه
Shalamcheh is located in Iran
Shalamcheh
Shalamcheh
Location in Iran
Coordinates: 30°30′N 48°04′E / 30.500°N 48.067°E / 30.500; 48.067
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceKhuzestan Province

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Afshin Molavi (12 July 2010). The Soul of Iran: A Nation's Struggle for Freedom. W. W. Norton. pp. 261–. ISBN 978-0-393-07875-6.

Coordinates: 30°30′N 48°04′E / 30.500°N 48.067°E / 30.500; 48.067