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    The city of Abadeh is 638 km from Tehran in Fars province. It's foundation gies back to 1000 years. Main developments took place after Shiraz was designated as capital by Karimkhan Zand. There are many historical monuments in the city. (Wikipedia) - Abadeh For other places with the same name, see Abadeh (disambiguation). Abadeh آباده Country Province County District Government  • Mayor (Shahrdar)  • Member of Parliament نماینده مجلس Elevation Population (2009)  • Total Time zone  • Summer (DST) Postal Code Area code(s) Website
    AbadehLocation in Iran
    Coordinates: 31°09′39″N 52°39′02″E / 31.16083°N 52.65056°E / 31.16083; 52.65056Coordinates: 31°09′39″N 52°39′02″E / 31.16083°N 52.65056°E / 31.16083; 52.65056
    Fars Province
    Abadeh County
    Mehdi Rahnema مهدی رهنما
    Davud Mohammadjani داوود محمّدجانی
    1,900 m (6,200 ft)
    55,758(est. 2,009)
    IRST (UTC+3:30)
    IRDT (UTC+4:30)
    73911-***** to 73991-*****
    Abadeh Municipality

    Abadeh (Persian: آباده ‎, also Romanized as Ābādeh) is a city in and the capital of Abadeh County, in Fars Province, Iran. Abadeh is situated at an elevation of 6,200 feet (1,890 m) in a fertile plain on the high road between Isfahan and Shiraz, 140 miles (230 km) from the former and 170 miles (270 km) from the latter. At the 2006 census, its population was 52,042, in 14,184 families. As of 2009, the population was estimated to be 59042.

    It is the largest city in the Abadeh-Eghlid district, which is famed for its carved wood-work, made of the wood of pear and box trees. Sesame oil, castor oil, grain, and various fruits are also produced there. The area is famous for its Abadeh rugs.

    An interesting fact is that Abadeh is closer, road-distance-wise to 4 provincial capitals of Isfahan (193 km), Yasuj (197 km), Yazd (217 km), and Shahrekord (237 km) compared to the distance to the provincial capital of its corresponding province, Shiraz (260 km).


    Landmarks and crafts

    Abadeh historical monuments include Emirate Kolah Farangi, Tymcheh Sarafyan and Khaje tomb, located in the Khoja mountains. Abadeh crafts can be embroidered in cotton. The town also produces Abadeh rugs.


    Expressway 65 passes through Abadeh. This situation helps Abadeh to improve its capabilities compared to the neighboring city, Eqlid. Road 78 makes connections from Abadeh to Abarkuh, Yazd Eqlid and Yasuj. It has a junction with Abadeh Shiraz Expressway 24 km south of the city. A road starts from Abadeh Ring Road to Soqad and Semirom, Road 55.

    The railroad from Isfahan to Shiraz passes Abadeh and there are train services at Abadeh Railway Station to Shiraz, Esfahan, Tehran and Mashad. Abadeh airport (OISA) was planned to be built in Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani''s presidential period.


    Abadeh''s main sport is Football, like the rest of the country. The main stadium is Takhti Stadium located in Mo''allem Square. The main team in Abadeh is Behineh Rahbar Abadeh F.C. which is currently playing in Iran Football''s 3rd Division after finishing first in Fars Provincial League (FPL) last year. It played in Hazfi Cup 2010-11 reaching the fourth round.

    Air Defense Base

    Iran announced in 2012 the construction of the largest air defense site in the southern Iranian city of Abadeh.

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