Shushtar

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government. Cuisine Seafood is the most important part of Khuzestani cuisine, but many other dishes are also featured. The most popular Khuzestani dish is Ghalyeh Mahi, a popular fish dish that is prepared with heavy spices, onions and cilantro. The fish used in the dish is locally known as ''mahi soboor'' (shad fish), a species of fish found in the Persian Gulf. Other provincial specialties include ''Ghalyeh Meygu'' ("shrimp casserole"), ''ashe-mohshala


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of the Isfahan (Eşfahān Province) region held an important place in retail trade, owners of cafes and hotels and as craftsmen. ''Ibid'', p.690 For several centuries ''Arabistan'', as with many other Iranian provinces prior to the era of the Pahlavi dynasty, had been a semi-autonomous part of Persia under the control of an Imperial Governor-Generalate (Governor General) appointed by the Shah. The Zagros mountains separated the province from the central Iranian plateau


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the Sassanian Shah Shapur I defeated the Roman (Roman Empire) emperor Valerian (Valerian (emperor)), he is said to have ordered the captive Roman soldiers to build a large bridge and dam stretching over 500 metres. ;

Niklaus title Römische Talsperren journal Antike Welt volume 8 issue 2 pages 25–32 (32) year 1978 * *

Talsperren place Stuttgart publisher Verlag Konrad Wittwer year 1987 volume 1 pages 47–56 (50) isbn 3-87919-145-X External links * '''''English tour guide and translator in Shushtar''''' * '''''Shushtar ''Instagram''''''' * ''Visiting Shushtar'' Photo Essay * Hamid-Reza Hosseini, ''Shush at the foot


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capital. The river was channelled to form a moat around the city, while bridges and main gates into Shushtar were built to the east, west, and south. Several rivers nearby are conducive to the extension of agriculture; the cultivation of sugar cane, the main crop, dates back to 226. A system of subterranean channels called ''Ghanats'', which connected the river to the private reservoirs of houses and buildings, supplied water for domestic use and irrigation, as well as to store and supply

water during times of war when the main gates were closed. Traces of these ''ghanats'' can still be found in the crypts of some houses. The ancient fortress walls were destroyed at the end of the Safavid era. Band-e Kaisar The Band-e Kaisar ("Caesar's (Caesar (title)) dam") was a Roman arch bridge (List of Roman bridges), and the first in the country to combine it with a dam. When

2010 Lying deep in Persian territory, the structure which exhibits typical Roman building techniques became the most eastern Roman bridge and Roman dam. ; on water management:


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1987 volume 1 pages 221–274 isbn 3-87919-145-X * *


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; is a city in and the capital of Shushtar County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 192,361. away from Ahvaz, the centre of the province. Much of its past agricultural productivity derives from the Roman (Ancient Rome)-built irrigation system which centered on the Band-e Kaisar, the first dam bridge in Iran. ref name "


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.jpg سیکا بخشی از منظومه آبشار ها و آسیاب های آبی شوشتر See also * Sahl al-Tustari, a medieval Islamic scholar and early Sufi mystic born in Shushtar References Sources *

1987 volume 1 pages 221–274 isbn 3-87919-145-X * *

and Change in History volume 2 year 2000 publisher Brill location Leiden isbn 90-04-11123-9 pages 331–339 (337f.) * *


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, together with that of the Tigris and Euphrates, turns sharply southwest to flow to the Persian Gulf. ref name "Britannica">


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by the country's other provinces. Large and permanent rivers flow over the entire territory contributing to the fertility of the land. Karun, Iran's most effluent river, 850 kilometers long, flows into the Persian Gulf through this province. The agricultural potential of most of these rivers, however, and particularly in their lower reaches, is hampered by the fact that their waters carry salt, the amount of which increases as the rivers flow away from the source mountains and hills. In case


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and Change in History volume 2 year 2000 publisher Brill location Leiden isbn 90-04-11123-9 pages 331–339 (337f.) * *

volume 13 year 1983 pages 105–112 (106) * *

Shushtar

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Shushtar is an ancient fortress city, approximately away from Ahvaz, the centre of the province. Much of its past agricultural productivity derives from the Roman (Ancient Rome)-built irrigation system which centered on the Band-e Kaisar, the first dam bridge in Iran. The Mayor of Shushtar is Ahmad Asefi.

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