Bojnourd

بجنورد

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Updated: Monday 13th October 2014

Bojnourd Definition

(Wikipedia) - Bojnord   (Redirected from Bojnourd) For the administrative subdivision, see Bojnord County. Bojnord بجنورد Country Province County Bakhsh Government  • Mayor Area  • Total Elevation Population (2011)  • Total  • Density Time zone  • Summer (DST) Area code(s) Website
Mofakham''s Mirror House
Bojnord
Coordinates: 37°28′30″N 57°20′00″E / 37.47500°N 57.33333°E / 37.47500; 57.33333Coordinates: 37°28′30″N 57°20′00″E / 37.47500°N 57.33333°E / 37.47500; 57.33333
 Iran
North Khorasan
Bojnord
Central
Keyvan Dejhout
36 km2 (14 sq mi)
1,070 m (3,510 ft)
199,791
5,500/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
IRST (UTC+3:30)
not observed (UTC+3:30)
(+98) 584
http://www.bojnordcity.ir/

Bojnord (Persian: بجنورد) (also spelled Bojnūrd, Bujnūrd, Bojnoord, or Bujnurd.) is the capital city of North Khorasan province, Iran. It is about 701 km (436 mi) from Tehran.

The ancient city was situated on a hill northwest of the present city of Bojnurd called Sareban Mehalleh, also known as Sarvan Mahaleh by local people.

Maneh is a small sector in the northwest of Bojnurd city.

The city is quite famous for its multicultural background. Many people speak at least 2 different languages including Persian, Tati, Khorasani Turkic, Kurmanci Kurdish, and Turkmen. Intermarriage between said ethnic groups is common.

The city is famous for its Turkmen horses and professional horse training centers. People from all over the world often come over to visit these highlights.

Contents
  • 1 Main sights
  • 2 Colleges and universities
  • 3 Notables from Bojnurd
  • 4 Climate
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Main sights

The city contains many historical and natural attractions, such as mineral water springs, small lakes, recreational areas, caves and protected regions, and various hiking areas. Most of the historical relics are from the Qajar era, as earthquakes continue to ravage older relics.

Some of the popular attractions of Bojnurd are:

  • Besh Qardash (five brothers) mineral spring
  • Baba Aman Spring and Jungle Park
  • Mufakham mirror house, built during the Qajar era
  • Mufakham Historical Hospital, built during the Qajar era
  • Mausoleum of Sultan Seyed Abbas (brother of Imam Reza)
  • Bazkhaneh valley
  • Ayyub mineral spring
  • Ruwin village
Colleges and universities
  • University of Bojnurd
  • Islamic Azad University of Bojnurd
  • Eshragh Institute of Higher Education (Bojnurd, North Khorasan)
  • Payam Noor University of Bojnurd
Notables from BojnurdYar Mohammad Khan Shadlou (Siham al-Dowleh Bojnordi), the governor of North Khorasan in Qajar dynastyAbdolhossein Teymourtash (Sardar Moazzam Khorasani), a distinguished and influential Iranian politician of the 20th century (Pahlavi Dynasty), was born in Bojnord
  • Yar Mohammad Khan Shadlou (Siham al-Dowleh Bojnordi), the governor of North Khorasan in Qajar dynasty
  • Abdolhossein Teymourtash (Sardar Moazzam Khorasani), a distinguished and influential of the 20th century (Pahlavi Dynasty)
  • Mirza Hassan Mousavi Bojnurdi, Famous Shia Marja (Religious Reference)
  • Mohammad Mousavi Bojnurdi, Iranian Islamic jurisprudence and lawyer, relative to Ruhollah Khomeini, and key member of Association of Combatant Clerics
  • Ali Abchuri (Alikhan Yazdani), Musician (Instrument: Qushmeh)
  • Hossein Bah-bi, Musician (Instrument: Dayereh)
  • Hasan Bakhshi, Musician (Instrument: Dutar)
  • Kazem Mousavi Bojnurdi, historian, theologian, writer and the curator of the National Library of Iran (1997–2005)
  • Mohammad Davari, journalist, known for arrest in 2009–10 Iranian election protests
Climate Climate data for Bojnurd Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Average high °C (°F) Average low °C (°F) Precipitation mm (inches) Avg. precipitation days
6.3 (43.3) 7.6 (45.7) 12.5 (54.5) 19.9 (67.8) 24.3 (75.7) 29.6 (85.3) 32.4 (90.3) 31.8 (89.2) 28.2 (82.8) 21.2 (70.2) 14.3 (57.7) 8.7 (47.7) 19.7 (67.5)
−3.4 (25.9) −2.8 (27) 1.1 (34) 6.7 (44.1) 10.7 (51.3) 15.1 (59.2) 17.8 (64) 16.6 (61.9) 12.5 (54.5) 6.7 (44.1) 2.4 (36.3) −1.3 (29.7) 6.8 (44.3)
27.6 (1.087) 30.7 (1.209) 42.4 (1.669) 38.5 (1.516) 34.6 (1.362) 8.7 (0.343) 10.1 (0.398) 6.0 (0.236) 8.4 (0.331) 14.1 (0.555) 26.3 (1.035) 25.0 (0.984) 272.4 (10.725)
11.1 11.5 12.8 10.6 9.6 3.6 2.6 2.0 2.4 5.6 8.3 10.1 90.2
Source: World Meteorological Organisation

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