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Takestan

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Country  Iran
Bakhsh  Central
Population  120,907 (2011)
Province  Qazvin Province
County  Takestan
Time zone  IRST (UTC+3:30)
Local time  Saturday 9:29 PM
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Weather  3°C, Wind W at 5 km/h, 91% Humidity

Siadehan or Siaden (Tati: سیادن, Siyâden), also known as Takestan (Persian: تاكستان‎‎), is a city in and the capital of Takestan County, in Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2011 census its population was 120,907. Takestan has a railway station on the Teheran-Tabriz line. The name Takestan literally means place of vine-yards.

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Map of Takestan, Qazvin Province, Iran

People

Most of the population of Takestan belong to the Tat ethnic group and speak the Tati language. Takestan is the largest Tat-populated city in the world.

Historical sites

  • Pir Mausoleum: The Pir mausoleum, alternatively known as Pir-e Takestan and Imamzadeh Pir, is a small, domed building dating from the Seljuq-era 11th century and has since been restored. Only little of the original ornamental decorations remains.
  • References

    Takestan Wikipedia


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