Shushtar

What is Shushtar known for?


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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


images stories

of Louvre'' (''Shush dar dāman-e Louvre''), in Persian, Jadid Online, 10 March 2009, Audio slideshow: images stories flash_multimedia Susa_shush_test susa_high.html (6 min 31 sec). * Pictures of Shushtar on Fotopedia. * of Shushtar'' Farsi *


ancient water

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


international association

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


contribution

.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.) * *


century leading

fell out of use in the late 19th century, leading to the degeneration of the complex system of irrigation. People and culture thumb 250px Shushtar handicrafts (File:Shushtar handicrafts.JPG) The people of Shushtar, called ''Shushtaris'', maintain a unique cultural heritage stretching back to ancient times, and a Persian (Khouzestani Persian) dialect distinct


speaking population

Khūzestān , Iran. The Mandaean communities in these cities fled persecution during the 1880s and settled in the Iranian cities of Ahvaz and Khorramshahr. While Khorramshahr boasted the largest Mandaic-speaking population until the 1980s, the Iran-Iraq War caused many to flee into diaspora, leaving Ahvaz the only remaining Mandaic-speaking community. The seat of the province has for the most of its history been in the northern reaches of the land, first at Susa ( Shush


architectural trademark

on the river Karkheh and a bridge at Shushtar, and laid plans for the development of Mohammara. He also took steps to promote the planting of American cotton near Tehran and Urmia. thumb right Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. The shape is an architectural trademark of craftsmen of this province. Daniel (Image:Emamzadeh-hamzeh.jpg)'s shrine, located in Khuzestan, has such a shape. The shrine pictured here, belongs to Imamzadeh Hamzeh, located between Mahshahr


friendly local

pamphlets urging the tribesmen into a revolt against Britain. Once he started, any secrecy quickly dissolved and the local police at Shushtar tried to arrest him. He was warned and managed to escape but was soon in peril again. He traveled south some 160 kilometers to the town of Behbahan. Here the apparently friendly local chieftain invited him to dinner, and then promptly placed him under armed guard. The chieftain, planning to sell Wassmuss to the British, sent a messenger rushing to them


unique cultural

fell out of use in the late 19th century, leading to the degeneration of the complex system of irrigation. People and culture thumb 250px Shushtar handicrafts (File:Shushtar handicrafts.JPG) The people of Shushtar, called ''Shushtaris'', maintain a unique cultural heritage stretching back to ancient times, and a Persian (Khouzestani Persian) dialect distinct

Shushtar

'''Shushtar''' (

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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