Jolfa


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Jolfa

 

a city in northwestern Iran; located on the right bank of the Araks River opposite the Soviet city of Dzhul’fa (on the river’s left bank). Jolfa is connected with the city of Tabriz by highway and railroad. The population consists primarily of office workers of local establishments. Freight between the USSR and Iran passes through Jolfa.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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