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History of Kerman

History of Kerman

Kerman (Persian: كرمان‎, also Romanized as Kermān, Kermun, and Kirman; also known as Carmania)is the capital city of Kerman Province,Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 821,374, in 221,389 households, making it the 10th most populous city of Iran.

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Kerman Climate

Kerman Climate

The city`s many districts are surrounded by mountains which bring variety to Kerman`s year round weather pattern, thus the northern part of the city is located in an arid desert area, while the highland of the southern part of the city enjoys a more moderate climate. The mean elevation of the city is about 1755 m above sea level.

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Kerman Geography

Kerman Geography

Kerman is located on a high margin of Kavir-e Lut (Lut Desert) in the central south of Iran. The city is surrounded by mountains. Kerman is also located along the Saheb Al Zman mountain .The city is 1,755 m (5,758 ft) above sea level that makes it the third capital city(of a province) in Iran with the highest Elevation. Winter has very cold nights in Kerman. Mountains in the South and South East Jftan Joopar and Plvar and Kerman have snow all year round. Kerman is located at latitude 30.29 and longitude 57.06 .

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Kerman Hotels

Kerman Hotels

Kerman Souvenirs

Kerman Souvenirs

Kerman`s Zoroastrian Population

Kerman`s Zoroastrian Population

Kerman together with Yazd and Pars (Persia) became part of the Zoroastrian group of nations after the close of the Avestan canon, that is, the time when no further additions to the Avesta were made. Kerman could very well have received Zoroastrianism via Khorasan and Siestan rather than via Pars and Yazd. After the Islamic Arab invasion of Iran, Kerman and Yazd became the two provinces that continued to maintain significant numbers of Zoroastrians and therefore Zoroastrian neighbourhoods.

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Kerman

Top 10 Places to Visit in Kerman

Kerman Arg-i Bam- Citadel of Bam

Kerman Arg-i Bam- Citadel of Bam

The Arg-i Bam (Citadel of Bam), established in the Sasanian period, is situated atop an artificial hill in the northwest quadrant of the old city of Bam. This artificial hill, originally created from debris, elevates the citadel approximately 5 meters above the surrounding urban fabric. The citadel complex occupies an area 315 meters wide along the east-west axis by 270 meters long along the north-south axis. Bounded on the north by the river, by steep cliffs to the east, and by gardens and residential neighborhoods to the north, northwest and south, the Arg-i Bam was optimized for both self-sufficiency and protection.

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Kerman Restaurants

Kerman Restaurants