(Wikipedia) - Sarvestan For other places with the same name, see Sarvestan (disambiguation).
| Sheikh Yousef Sarvestani''s tomb |
|Coordinates: 29°16′25″N 53°13′13″E / 29.27361°N 53.22028°E / 29.27361; 53.22028Coordinates: 29°16′25″N 53°13′13″E / 29.27361°N 53.22028°E / 29.27361; 53.22028 |
| Iran |
|1,557 m (5,108 ft) |
|IRST (UTC+3:30) |
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Sarvestan (Persian: سروستان Sarvestân, "land of cedars"; sarv "cedar" (cypress) + estan; also Romanized as Sarvestān and Sarvistān) is a city in and the capital of Sarvestan County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 16,846, in 4,094 families.
It is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Shiraz, the capital of Fars province.
Majority of people in Sarvestan are Persians. Many tropical and sub-tropical plants are grown in Sarvestan (i.e. Wheat, Pistachios, Olive). Also the yoghurt of Sarvestan is very famous. Contents
- 1 History
- 2 Vegetation
- 3 Colleges and universities
- 4 References
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