Kermanshah

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Kermanshah

(kĕrmän'shä`), city (1991 pop. 624,084), capital of Kermanshah prov., W Iran. It is the trade center for a rich agricultural region that produces grain, rice, vegetables, fruits, and oilseed. Manufactures include carpets, canvas shoes, textiles, refined petroleum, refined sugar, and other processed foods. Kermanshah has numerous caravansaries that are crowded semiannually with Shiite pilgrims to Karbala, Iraq. Kurds form the majority of the population. Kermanshah was founded by the Sassanids in the 4th cent. A.D. and became a secondary royal residence. It was captured by the Arabs in the 7th cent. Later it was a frontier fortress against the Ottoman Turks, who occupied it a number of times, including the period from 1915 to 1917. Nearby are the famed Behistun InscriptionsBehistun Inscription
or Bisutun Inscription
, cuneiform text, the decipherment of which was the key to all cuneiform script and opened to scholars the study of the written works of ancient Mesopotamia.
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 and notable Sassanian rock reliefs.
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Kermanshah

 

a city in western Iran; administrative center of the ostan (province) of Kermanshah.

Population, 190,000 (1971).

A highway links Kermanshah with Tehran. The city is a commercial and transport center. It has an oil refinery, oil being supplied by pipeline from the Naft-i-Shah oil field. Other leading branches of the local economy include the sugar and textile industries and carpet weaving.

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The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of the buildings in a number of villages and towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 430 people have been killed and more than 7,718 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned 7 deaths, around 500 injuries and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of villages and towns in a number of towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 350 people have been killed and more than 7000 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned a number of casualties and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of villages and towns in a number of towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 372 people have been killed and more than 6000 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned a number of casualties and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of villages and towns in a number of towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 400 people have been killed and more than 7000 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned a number of casualties and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of villages and towns in a number of towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 350 people have been killed and more than 4,050 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned a number of casualties and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of the buildings in a number of villages and towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Reports said a sum of 407 people have been killed and more than 7,000 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, Azgaleh and number of other towns and villages, while reports from Iraq mentioned 7 deaths, around 500 injuries and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.
The quake has destroyed a number of buildings in rural areas and caused cracks in the walls of villages and towns in a number of towns some 122km to the West of Kermanshah city. Early reports said at least 6 people have been killed and more than 14 others have been injured in Iran's Western city of Qasr-e Shirin, while similar reports from Iraq mentioned a similar number of casualties and destruction of buildings in 8 villages.