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Semnan

(sĕmnän`), city (1991 pop. 75,131), capital of Semnan prov., N Iran. It is the trade and transportation center of a fertile agricultural region. Manufactures of the city include textiles, carpets, and fruit. There is a satellite launch facility nearby. Semnan was destroyed by the Oghuz Turks (1036) and by the Mongols (1221). There are many historical remains, including the ruins of several old castles.

Semnan

 

(also Samnan), a city in northern Iran; the capital of the governorate of Semnan. Population, 45,000 (1973). A railroad junction, Semnan has textile, tobacco, and metalworking plants. In the vicinity of Semnan lead-zinc ore, iron, sulfur, and table salt are processed.

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Communication and IT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi rejected the claim made by US President Donald Trump about a failed satellite launch in Semnan, as he visited the Space Science Research Plant where Nahid 1 satellite is yet reserved for launch in September.
A water official says the government is on the verge of giving final approval to a controversial plan first proposed back in the 1960s to pipe desalinated Caspian Sea water over the mountains to the parched towns of Semnan province.
Zahra Ebadinejad is a PhD student, Student Research Committee, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.
Managing director of the power distribution company in Iran's Semnan province said the floods have inflicted damages worth $23 million to the Semnan power grids and utilities.
[1] Student Research Committee, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
ISLAMABAD -- Over 60% of car accidents in Semnan are caused by driver fatigue and sleeplessness, adding the musical road aims to keep drivers alert and awake, noted Ali Darini on Monday.
that starts in Garmsar in Semnan Province and continues to the city of Gorgan in Golestan Province," Yusef Geranpasha was quoted as saying by Iran Daily, which cited Irna.
Torrential rains have been battering the Iranian provinces of Khorasan Razavi, Golestan, North Khorasan, and Semnan in the countrys general northeastern area, and Ilam Province in its west over the past days, causing rivers to overflow their banks.
Hassan Rouhani: Rouhani, who was born in Sorkheh in the eastern province of Semnan on November 12, 1948, started religious education in 1960 before moving to Qom, 1961, for higher theological studies.
Two passenger trains collided in Iran's north-central province of Semnan, resulting in at least 31 deaths, the provincial governor said Friday.