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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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The Basij forces have taken part in exercises in the Western province of Kurdistan and the Northern provinces of Semnan and Gilan.
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The sampling was started after the approval of the ethics committee of the department of medical sciences, University of Semnan and permission of the hospital authorities and the CCU ward.
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In the last INTV fundraising event that ended on 30 January, 2013, in addition to Iranians abroad, thousands of Iranians inside the country risked their security to take part, with funding being donated form those in Tehran, Kermanshah, Gilan Gharb, Sarpol Zahab, Islam Abad, Sanandaj (western Iran); Tabriz, Urumieh and other cities of Azerbaijan (in the northwest); Mashhad and Bojhnourd (northeast); Zahedan (southeastern Iran); Shirz and Bushehr (in southern Iran); Ahvaz and other cities in Khuzestan (southwestern Iran); along with Karaj, Borujerd, Isfahat, Shahin Shahr and Semnan in the country's central areas.
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Iran already has a satellite launch complex near Semnan, about 125 miles east of Tehran, and a satellite monitoring facility outside Mahdasht, west of the capital.
The Shahid Bastami power station in the city of Shahroud and the Quds facility in the city of Semnan will be inaugurated, Qalambor said, according to a report on the broadcaster's website.