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    Takht-e Jamshid,Parseh

    تخت جمشید ، پرسپولیس،پارسه


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    (Wikipedia) - Persepolis This article is about the ancient city. For other uses, see Persepolis (disambiguation). Persepolis Location Coordinates Type History Founded Periods Cultures Site notes Condition UNESCOWorld Heritage Site Type Criteria Designated Reference No. State Party Region
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    Fars Province, Iran
    29°56′04″N 52°53′29″E / 29.93444°N 52.89139°E / 29.93444; 52.89139Coordinates: 29°56′04″N 52°53′29″E / 29.93444°N 52.89139°E / 29.93444; 52.89139
    Settlement
    6th century BCE
    Achaemenid Empire
    Persian
    In ruins
    Official name: Persepolis
    Cultural
    i, iii, vi
    1979 (3rd session)
    114
    Iran
    Asia-Pacific

    Persepolis (Old Persian: Pārśa, New Persian: Takht-e Jamshid or Pārseh), literally meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in the Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the citadel of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.

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    To the ancient Persians, the city was known as Pārsa (

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