Masjed Soleyman


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Masjed Soleyman

(mäsjĕd` sōlāmän`), city (1991 pop. 107,539), Khuzestan prov., SW Iran, on the Karun River. The site of the first discovery of petroleum in Iran (1908), it is now an oil-refining center.

Masjed Soleyman

 

a city in Iran in Khuzestan ostan (province). Population, 66,000 (1971). The city is linked by highway with Tehran and Ahvaz (Nasiri). Masjed Soleyman has been an oil center since 1908, although its significance has now declined. Local industries include oil-refining and the production of sulfur by the use of natural gas.

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Situated 15 kilometers to the north of the Gatwand Olya Dam, the Lali Bridge over Karoun River is about three kilometers to the north of the presently used old bridge, and will connect the Lali and Masjed Soleyman townships in Iran's Khuzestan Province.
Nematollahi said the Masjed Soleyman museum will put on display historic documents about political and social conditions following the discovery and production of oil.
In a bid to attract a total investment of 50 billion dollars from Chinese financiers, Rostami said, a 10-billion-dollar quota was negotiated out of which 2 billion dollars have been allocated to Sabalan, Bushehr, Masjed Soleyman, and Lordegan projects.
The Karun flows southwest into the impoundment of Masjed Soleyman Dam, then turns northwest.