Sanandaj


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Sanandaj

(sän'ändäj`), city (1991 pop. 244,039), capital of Kordestan prov., W Iran. The region is known for its carpets, woodworking, and handicrafts. The population of Sanandaj is comprised mostly of Kurds. The city was attacked during the Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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 and has been an area of Kurdish unrest. An Abbasid fortress is located there.

Sanandaj

 

a city in western Iran; administrative center of the ostan (province) of Kurdistan. Population, 65,000 (1973). Sanandaj is a highway junction. Founded in the early 17th century, the city has woodworking and carpet-weaving enterprises.

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