is doing by Mahan Air . This company was established in 1992 in Kerman, it has the highest reputation of quality among Iranians Airlines and is now in the list of the great airline companies in the region. Metro Kerman's Metro had been approved by the government cabinet and was meant to cover large parts of the metropolitan area in Kerman but, The project's operations were canceled due to several issues. Later then it was heard that a Tram project would replace the Metro project but, this project hasn't been launched yet. Health Kerman is one of the leading cities within Iran in the field of health and many people from neighboring provinces such as Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan visit the city for medical care. Kerman is in the list of recent world record of 1000 clean cities of world. The city has several hospitals.The well known ones are: Afzali pour hospital, Doctor Bahonar hospital, Raziye Firoz Hospital and Mehregan Hospital. Famous people from Kerman * Al-Mahani (mathematician and astronom from the 9th century) * Khwaju Kermani (great poet from the 14th century) * Shah Nimatullah Wali (Sufi Master and poet from the 14th century) * Mirza Reza Kermani (Iranian revolutionary who assassinated the Shah of Persia) * Qasem Soleimani (The commander of the Qods Force, a division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) * Mohammad Javad Bahonar (The Prime minister of Iran from 15 to 30 August 1981 when he was assassinated by Mujahideen-e Khalq) * Mohammad-Reza Bahonar (The conservative First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Iran) * Mohammad Mehdi Zahedi (The former Iranian minister of science and technology and Mathematics full professor) * Majid Namjoo ( Iranian politician who is currently the Minister of Energy ) * Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi * Houshang Moradi Kermani (eminent Iranian writer) * Ilya Salmanzadeh, Swedish-Iranian music producer * Keikhosrow Shahrokh * Peyman Soltani, conductor of Melal Orchestra * Saeed Nafisi (prolific writer in Persian) * Arash Borhani (Soccer player) * Zahra Nemati (Paralympic archery gold medallist At the 2012 Summer Paralympics) * Roohollah Khaleghi * Abbas Namazian * Ali Movahedi-Kermani * Mahnaz Afkhami (Founder and President of Women's Learning Partnership (Women's learning partnership) (WLP) ) * Ahmad Madani (Iranian politician, Commander of Iranian Navy (1979)) * Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh ((12 10 1926 – 10 10 2008), The previous Master of the Nimatullahi Sufi Order) * Mohammad Arjomand (was Known as the king of Persian carpet) * Ahmadreza Ahmadi * Mozzafar Baghai * Ali Akbar Abdolrashidi Gallery File:Ganjali Khan Mosque.JPG Ganjali Khan Mosque File:South east court side school.jpg Ganjali Khan school File:Ganjali Khan Square.jpg Ganjali Khan square File:Shazdeh Garden Mahan Iran.jpg Shazdeh Garden (''Prince's Garden'') File:Baghe shahzadeh.jpg Shazdeh Garden File:Gonbade jabaliyeh1.jpg ''Jabaliyeh'' Dome File:Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine 07.jpg Shah Nimatullah Wali holy shrine File:Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine 06.jpg Shah Nimatullah Wali holy shrine (praying hall) File:Kerman Friday Mosque entrance.JPG Kerman's Jameh mosque(also known as Friday Mosque) entrance File:Malek mosque kerman iran.jpg ''Malek'' (''Emam'') mosque of Kerman File:Rayen Castle Kerman.jpg Rayen Castle near kerman File:Ganjali Khan Bazaar.jpg Kerman's grand bazaar File:Museum of Zoroastrians - Kerman.jpg Museum of Zoroastrians File:Patteh-Kerman.png Kerman's Patteh File:Pars Hotel.jpg Kerman Pars hotel File:Kerman Railway Station.jpg Kerman Railway Station Surrounding municipalities WikiPedia:kerman fa:کرمان
Kabul), Tabaḳāt-i-nāsiri: a general history of the Muhammadan dynastics of Asia, pg.31, By Minhāj Sirāj Jūzjānī Ray (Ray, Iran), Transoxiania, Tabaristan, Kerman, Gorgan, and west of these provinces up to Isfahan. At the peak of their power, the Samanids controlled territory extending as far south as the Sulaiman Mountains, Ghazni and Kandahar. The historical,social and economic setting By M. S. Asimov, pg.79 ref>
in Pakistan, Ghazni and Kandahar. The historical,social and economic setting By M. S. Asimov, pg.79 The Samanids were descendants of Bahram Chobin, Iran and America: Re-Kind l ing a Love Lost By Badi Badiozamani, Ghazal Badiozamani, pg. 123 History of Bukhara by Narshakhi, Chapter XXIV, Pg 79 and thus descended from the House of Mihran
- valign "top" class wikitable - !Year !Population - 1896 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 40,228 - 1906 style "text-align:right;" 55,000 - 1916 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 52,154 - 1926 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 55,048 - 1936 style "text-align:right;" 75,000 - 1946 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 97,363 - 1956 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 101,716 - 1966 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 140,761 - 1976 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 254,786 - 1986 style "text-align:right;" 310,000 - 1991 style "text-align:right;" 350,000 - 1996 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 384,991 valign "top" class wikitable - ! Year ! Population - 2001 style "text-align:right;" 450,000 - 2006 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 515,414 - 2011 ¹ style "text-align:right;" 734,441 ¹ official census results Government Politics in Kerman are influenced by the former President (President of Iran) Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, his brother and Vice President Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani and Hossein Marashi, both from the nearby Rafsanjan. Mohammad Javad Bahonar was born in Kerman, He was an Iranian scholar, Shiite theologian and politician who served as the Prime minister of Iran from 15 to 30 August 1981 when he was assassinated by Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK). Colleges and universities *Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman is one of Iran's technological institutions. * Kerman Graduate University of Technology is a graduate-level degree-granting institution. * S hahid Chamran Technical College of Kerman * Payam Noor University of Kerman * Kerman University of Medical Sciences * Islamic Azad University of Kerman * Kerman Khaje-Nasir Higher Education Center Sport The city is home to many athletic teams in different fields. Sanat Mes Kerman FC is the major Soccer team of the city.They were promoted to Iran's top league, the IPL (Iran Pro League), in the 2005-06 season. The team is named after and sponsored by Kerman's copper industries.This team have a history participating in the AFC Champions League. Also many famous soccer players were born in Kerman. Mes handball team is present in the top league. MES cycling team is present in the top league of cycling in the country. MES chess team is present in the first league of the country. The city's baseball team known as the "Boshra Baseball Academy" won the country's baseball cup for the first time in 2013.
channel. The city has also an active radio station. Transportation thumb Right 200px Kerman's Adineh Bus terminus (Image:Adineh Kariman Bus Terminus.jpg) thumb right 200px Boeing 747-400 of Iranian Mahan Air (Image:Dubai Airport 16.08.2009 05-12-24.jpg) Kerman is on the Tehran, Bandar Abbas (Road 71 (Iran)) and Zahedan route (Road 86 (Iran)). Kerman Airport is counted as one of the main airports which has daily and weekly flights to Tehran, Ahwaz, Yazd
;ndash;1063) *'''Kerman''' - Qawurd (Qawurd of Kerman), Sultan of Kerman (1041–1073) With Isfahan firmly in Muslim hands, the conquest of Fars (Fars Province) began about the same time that the conquest of Tabaristan was started. The first army to penetrate Fars was under the command of Maja’a ibn Masood. His objective was Sabur. Maja’a marched from Busra to Tawwaj, where Persian forces halted his forces and were defeated in a quick battle
learned to play both the setar and tar as a boy. He taught at Dar al-Fonun and later enrolled at the law school there, earning degrees in law and political science in 1922. However, he displayed a great talent for the natural sciences, especially botany, and in 1928 was tenured at the school of medicine. This later became the Faculty of Medicine at the emerging University of Tehran. '''Keikhosrow Shahrokh''' (1864 in Kerman, Iran – 1929) was the mastermind and designer of the mausoleum for Persian poet Ferdowsi at his burial site in the city of Tus (Tus, Iran). WikiPedia:kerman fa:کرمان
, 1965, Salzburg, Austria) ( ), also spelled as ''Khaleghi'', was a prominent Iranian musician, composer, conductor and author. http: www.bbc.co.uk persian arts story 2006 11 061113_pm-mk-khaleghi.shtml Education Ruhollah Khāleghi was born in Mahan (Mahan, Iran), a small town near Kerman, in a musically minded family. He first became acquainted with the tar, but later started to learn to play the violin
) for its educational and research activities as well as its design and development. The university was granted permission to be established on August 9,1972 and started its academic activities formally in 1975, in 3 disciplines: Physics, Chemistry, and English; with 10 faculty members and 70 students.The university is located in the south eastern part of Kerman, in an area of 500 hectares. At the present time, it has an enrollment of about 12500 students who are studying and doing research in 16 colleges and research institutes of the university. There is about 140,000 square meters physical space available. There are about 100 different disciplines available for the students to choose from, which offers programs leading to B.A., B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc., D.V.M.,or Ph.D. degrees. There are 400 faculty members, and 1000 regular employees at the university. * '''Afzali Pour (Kerman) University of Medical Sciences''' * '''Azad University of Kerman''' * '''Kerman Khaje-Nasir Higher Education Center''' * '''Shahid Chamran College of Thechnology''' Go next * Visit Rayen Castel with a magnificent old citadel (similar to Bam). * Mahan is only 30 kilometers away. Thereby you can see '''Shazdeh's garden''' which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and about 5.5 hectares with a rectangular shape and a wall around it. The garden is a fine example of Persian gardens that take advantage of suitable natural climate. As well as the '''Shah-Ne'matollah-e-Vali monument'''. WikiPedia:kerman fa:کرمان
. During this period of anarchy, traveling within Iran had become dangerous. Having lost his wife in Hajj, he settled in Kerman while waiting for calmer conditions to return to Khorasan (Greater Khorasan). During the year he spent in Kerman, he was enganged in asceticism while agreeing to sweep the religious school for its keeper who provided him a room to live in. He married the keeper's daughter that year who was later to accompany him to Sabzavar. At this time, no one knew his
in Kerman while waiting for calmer conditions to return to Khorasan (Greater Khorasan). During the year he spent in Kerman, he was enganged in asceticism while agreeing to sweep the religious school for its keeper who provided him a room to live in. He married the keeper's daughter that year who was later to accompany him to Sabzavar. At this time, no one knew his real identity and degree of knowledge. *Isfahan: Tohid Street *Kerman: 1001 Shab Street, Emam Hossein
, a Zoroastrian Yazdi immigrant to Tehran, who served as one of the farm-managers of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar. Farhang was raised as a devout Zororastrian and a patriotic Iranian. Transportation Chabahar is connected to multimodal transportation through air, sea and roads. Its Konarak Airport has twice daily flights to the capital Tehran, thrice weekly flights to Zahedan and twice weekly flights to Mashhad, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas. It has also a weekly
international flight to Doha and Dubai and a biweekly flight to Mascat. Chabahar has two jetties that connect it to international waterways. Iranian contractors are developing both jetties to provide port facilities for handling of 6 million tons of goods a year; this is expected to be completed by 2011. Chabahar is connected to national road networks. Chabahar-Bandar Abbas, Chabahar-Iranshahr-Kerman, Chabahar-Iranshahr-Zahedan-Mashahd and Chabahar-Iranshahr-Zahedan-Milak (Milak, Iran) (on the Afghanistan border) are four main routes connecting Chabahar to national and international roads. transmission 5-speed manual (Manual transmission) 4-speed automatic (Automatic transmission) 3-speed automatic (Automatic transmission) assembly Bupyeong (Bupyeong-gu), South Korea Cairo, Egypt (Daewoo Motors Egypt (Speranza Motors)) Asaka (Asaka, Uzbekistan), Uzbekistan (UzDaewoo (UzDaewooAuto)) WikiPedia:kerman fa:کرمان
It is the largest and most developed city in the Kerman Province and the most important city in South-East Iran. It is one of the largest cities of Iran in terms of area. Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples. Kerman is also on the list of the recent world's 1000 cleanest cities. Kerman is also a former capital of Iran, a position that it held during several periods. It is located on a large, flat plain, 1,036 km (643 mi) south of Tehran, the capital of Iran.