Rasht

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was constructed circa 1900 but being renovated each year. Due to the high amount of humidity in Rasht which damages and destroys the aged buildings, the native, older architectural texture of Rasht is gradually being replaced with the modern skyscrapers and apartments. 1000px thumbnail center (File:Panorama of boosar neighberhood in Rasht.tif) The culture of consumerism is prevalent among the people of Rasht as a cultural and urban center which is historically engaged in close commercial


sports+cultural

of times in a year. Also the municipality kicks off sports, cultural or IT-related competitions to involve the youth in healthy and constructive activities. The most beloved competition is the annual blogging competition which awards the top young bloggers each year. Cuisine The dominant cuisine of Rasht people is the various types of fish. Mirza-Qasemi, Vavishka (a type of Haggis), Nargesi (Nargesi (food)), Baqala Qatoq (Baghala ghatogh) and Ashpal (Roe) are some other popular local dishes of this city. Between the local cookies of Rasht, Reshte Xoshkar (Reshteh khoshkar) is a well-known one. Zeitoun Parvarde is a kind of delicacies prepared from olive and it is a popular seasoning in Rasht City. Sports The people of Rasht have always been regular fans of football which is the beloved sport in the city. Most of them are the fans of Damash Gilan F.C. which is a professional football club playing in the Iranian premier football league, Persian Gulf Cup. Damash Gilan F.C. is the newer version of former Pegah FC football club that belonged to the municipality of Rasht, but purchased later by the mineral water factory of Damash and changed its name and properties to Damash Gilan F.C.. The home stadium of Damash Gilan F.C. is Dr. Azodi Stadium which is an old stadium dating back to almost 40 years ago and its capacity is 11,000 people. Sardar e Jungle Stadium is also in Rasht City. 700px thumbnail center Sardar Jangal Stadium of Rasht (File:Sardar Jangal Stadium of Rasht.jpg) Following football, wrestling, judo and weightlifting (Olympic weightlifting) are the most popular sports of youth in Rasht and that is due to the enchanting appearance of Iranian wrestlers and weightlifters in the international competitions like Olympics. The outstanding figure of world weightlifting and the two-time olympics Gold medal winner Hossein Rezazadeh is a main inspirer of Rasht youth to try Weightlifting (Olympic weightlifting) as their professional job. Asghar Ebrahimi who was the squad captain of Iranian weightlifting team at the 2008 Olympics is from Rasht and a successful example of those youth from Rasht who tried this national field of sport after Hossein Rezazadeh. Colleges and universities # University of Gilan # Gilan university of medical sciences # Islamic Azad University of Rasht # Jaber ebn Hayyan Institute of Higher Education # Payame Noor University # Institute of Higher Education for Academic Jihad of Rasht # Guilan Technical & Vocational Training Organization # Gilan Advanced Skills Training Center # Rasht Technical and Vocational Institute Transportation Railway Rasht is served by Rasht railway station. International airport The Rasht International airport (Rasht Airport) is the only airport in the small province of Gilan and was established in 1969 with an approximate area of 220 hectares. At first, the airport just handled domestic flights to Tehran and Mashhad, but after it was renamed to Sardar Jangal International airport in 2007, additional routes were established. The airport is in close affiliation with hundreds of flights by national and international airlines, including Mahan Air, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Airlines, Kish Air and receives more than 2000 flights annually. Notable citizens of Rasht *Mīrzā Kūchak Khān One of the martyrs of freedom in Iran *Khosrow Golsorkhi *Mohammad Khatam (Muhammad Amir Khatam) *Prof. Majid Samii (Majid Samii) President of The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies *Mahmoud Behzad The father of modern biology of Iran *Fazlollah Reza Former Iran's ambassador to UNICEF *Valiollah Ardeshiri Former Physics teacher *Mohammad Moein A famous linguistics and literature researcher *Hushang Ebtehaj The intellectual poet of 20th century in Iran *Aydin Aghdashloo (Born 1940) *Ebrahim Poordavood (Born 1885) *Mahmoud Namjoo The world's weightlifting champion *Arsen Minasian The Armenian founder of the first modern sanatorium in Iran *Ardeshir Mohassess A cartoonist from Rasht *Sadeq Saba Head of BBC Persian Service *Susan Taslimi Actress *Dariush Ramezani, Cartoonist *Anoushiravan Rohani Musician *Marjane Satrapi World award-winning film director *Hamideh Kheirabadi Former Actress *Youcef Nadarkhani Christian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy from Islam Suburbs *Golsar (Golsar, Gilan) *Manzarie *Driving Tips *Safi Mosque *Diyanati *Chomar Saray *Lakan Shahr *House of Challe *Silver Desert *Ostad Saray *Pirsara *Rashtian *Sagharisazan *Andishe Complex *City Park *Takhti *Tazeh Abad *Sabze Meydan *Lakani *Ziabari *Sam *Moalem *Estakhr *Hamidian *Bisotun *Motahari *Shahrak e Qods Twin towns – Sister cities Rasht has signed the treaty of city twinning with the following cities: *20px (File:Flag of Russia.svg) Moscow, Russia *20px (File:Flag of Russia.svg) Astrakhan, Russia *20px (File:Flag of Turkey.svg) Trabzon, Turkey *20px (File:Flag of Georgia.svg) Kutaisi, Georgia (Georgia (country)) * WikiPedia: Rasht


skills training

University # Institute of Higher Education for Academic Jihad of Rasht # Guilan Technical & Vocational Training Organization # Gilan Advanced Skills Training Center # Rasht Technical and Vocational Institute Transportation Railway Rasht is served by Rasht railway station. International airport The Rasht International airport (Rasht Airport) is the only airport in the small province


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University # Institute of Higher Education for Academic Jihad of Rasht # Guilan Technical & Vocational Training Organization # Gilan Advanced Skills Training Center # Rasht Technical and Vocational Institute Transportation Railway Rasht is served by Rasht railway station. International airport The Rasht International airport (Rasht Airport) is the only airport in the small province


modern buildings

Development Bank of Iran which is an international bank dealing with the Iranian exports. The organizers and directors of national Iranian or non-Iranian banks afford to spend considerable amounts of budgets to construct attractive and modern buildings for their offices in Rasht. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 in Iran, there have always been requests on behalf of Russian, Turkish (Turkey) and Azeri banks to open branches in Rasht and that is why the city is endowed as the "gate of Europe" in Iran. The head consulate of the Russian Federation government is located in Rasht and some of the other Caspian region countries are also keen to establish representative headquarters in Rasht alongside their embassies in Tehran. Some evidences are the University of Gilan which was constructed jointly by the governments of Iran and West Germany about 40 years ago, the building of IRIB representatives in Rasht which was constructed jointly by the Iranian and Belgian (Belgium) engineers. thumb center 300px Bigler Beigi Pavilion, built during the Qajar dynasty (File:Kolah Farangi in Rasht.jpg). thumb center 300px Mohtasham Park in Rasht City (File:Mohtasham park in Rasht.jpg) 400px thumbnail center Rasht municipality (File:Panorama of Rasht municipality 1.jpg) Climate WikiPedia: Rasht


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Republic in Rasht was preparing to march on Tehran with "a guerrilla force of 1,500 Jangalis, Kurds (Kurdish people), Armenians, and Azerbaijanis", reinforced by the Soviet Red Army. This fact, along with various other disorders, mutinies and unrest in the country created "an acute political crisis in the capital." Abrahamian, Ervand, ''Iran Between Two Revolutions'', (1982), pp. 116-7. On February 21, 1921, Reza Khan staged


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University # Institute of Higher Education for Academic Jihad of Rasht # Guilan Technical & Vocational Training Organization # Gilan Advanced Skills Training Center # Rasht Technical and Vocational Institute Transportation Railway Rasht is served by Rasht railway station. International airport The Rasht International airport (Rasht Airport) is the only airport in the small province


political ties

and political ties with the United Kingdom, Russia and France. Due to this background which makes the inhabitants much familiar with the industrial, cultural and political developments of the west, the finance and credit institutions are more willing to open representative offices and bureaus in Rasht and it has made the city a center of various banks and financial organizations. There are many commercial centers, malls and financial institutions in Rasht including one branch of the Exports Development Bank of Iran which is an international bank dealing with the Iranian exports. The organizers and directors of national Iranian or non-Iranian banks afford to spend considerable amounts of budgets to construct attractive and modern buildings for their offices in Rasht. Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 in Iran, there have always been requests on behalf of Russian, Turkish (Turkey) and Azeri banks to open branches in Rasht and that is why the city is endowed as the "gate of Europe" in Iran. The head consulate of the Russian Federation government is located in Rasht and some of the other Caspian region countries are also keen to establish representative headquarters in Rasht alongside their embassies in Tehran. Some evidences are the University of Gilan which was constructed jointly by the governments of Iran and West Germany about 40 years ago, the building of IRIB representatives in Rasht which was constructed jointly by the Iranian and Belgian (Belgium) engineers. thumb center 300px Bigler Beigi Pavilion, built during the Qajar dynasty (File:Kolah Farangi in Rasht.jpg). thumb center 300px Mohtasham Park in Rasht City (File:Mohtasham park in Rasht.jpg) 400px thumbnail center Rasht municipality (File:Panorama of Rasht municipality 1.jpg) Climate WikiPedia: Rasht


popular local

'''Ahmedabad''', Gujarat, India '''Sons''' * Prince ''Shahzadeh'' Soltan Mohammad Baqer ''Feyzi Mirza'' (''b''. 15 September 1587, Mashhad, Khorasan (Greater Khorasan)-''k''. 25 January 1615, Rasht, Gilan), was Governor of Mashhad 1587-1588, and of Hamadan 1591-1592. Married (1st) at Esfahan, 1601, Princess Fakhri-Jahan, daughter of Ismail II. Married (2nd) Del Aram, a Georgian (Georgian people). Married (3rd) Marta daughter of Eskandar Mirza. He had issue, two sons: ** (By Del Aram) Prince


military success

to capture Baku. Russian military success and the Turkish invasion of Persian possessions in the Southern Caucasus in the spring of 1723 forced the government of Tahmasp II to sign a Saint Petersburg peace treaty which surrendered Derbent, Baku, and the Persian provinces of Shirvan, Gilan, Mazandaran, and Astrabad to the Russians on September 12, 1723. '''Etemaad''' (اعتماد in Persian (Persian language)) is the biggest-circulation reformist newspaper in Iran that publishes in Tehran. BBC news It is managed by Elias Hazrati, who was representative from Rasht and Tehran in the Parliament of Iran. Etemaad translates to "trust" in Persian. WikiPedia: Rasht

Rasht

'''Rasht''' ( is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 622,209. http: bevoelkerungsstatistik.de wg.php?x &men gcis&lng de&des wg&srt pnan&col adhoq&msz 1500&geo -106

Rasht is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center between Caucasia (Caucasus), Russia and Iran using the port of Bandar-e Anzali. Rasht is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh in the adjacent mountains and the beaches of Caspian as some of the major attractions.

Historically, Rasht was a major transport and business center which connected Iran to Russia and Europe, and was therefore entitled the "Gate of Europe". The city has a history that goes back to the 13th century but its modern history dates back to the Safavid era during which Rasht was a major center of the silk trade with numerous textile workshops.

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