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Borujerd

Place

Borujerd is a city in and capital of Borujerd County, Lorestan Province in western Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 227,547 in 59,388 families. Among the existing modern cities in Iran, Borujerd is one of the oldest reported at least since the 9th century. In Sassanid Empire, Borujerd was a small town and region neighboring Nahavand. Gaining more attention during Great Seljuq Empire in the 9th and 10th centuries, Borujerd stood as an industrial, commercial and strategic city in Zagros Mountains until the 20th century. In its golden ages, Borujerd was selected as the state capital of Lorestan and Khuzestan region during Qajar dynasty in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

The cityof Khorramabad is an important political and economic center, and Borujerd isalso a center of activities. About halfofthe Lurs areshepherds, traveling as nomads 6to8months outofthe year. From October to April,theylivein lowlying ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture (2009)

by Jonathan Bloom, Sheila S. Blair

By the second quarter of the 19th century sizeable numbers of carpets were being produced in both traditional and new centers, including Herat, Kirman, Yazd, Borujerd, the Turkoman areas of Khurasan, Isfahan and Azerbaijan. A popular ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts (2006)

by Gordon Campbell

By the second quarter of the 19th century sizeable numbers of carpets were being produced in both traditional and new centres, including Herat, Kirman, Yazd, Borujerd, the Turkoman areas of Khurasan, Isfahan and Azerbaijan. A popular ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

See BORUJERD. Bu-rul-lus, Lake\b3-'ra-l3s\. Coastal lake in Nile Delta just E of Rosetta mouth, N Egypt; Baltlm is at its E end. Bu-run-di \bu-'run-de\; formerly Urun-di \u-'run-de\. Republic, E cen. Africa, on NE side of Lake Tanganyika ...

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