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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 company signed a contract with the government-owned Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) to build a solar power plant in Garmsar Special Economic Zone in the central province of Semnan, IDRO said in a message.
State television showed demonstrators in cities including Amol, Semnan and Shadegan waving Iranian flags and chanting "Death to America", "Death to Israel" and "Death to Britain".
The first fire was in the reed beds at Zaribar Lake in Kurdistan province, the second hit the Abr Forest in Semnan province, and the third raged in the woodlands of Bandar-e Gaz on the Caspian coast in Golestan province.
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.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The production line of Samand has been officially opened in Iran's northern province of Semnan.
Tehran-Mashhad, the most frequented railway line of Iran and one of the few double-track lines of the country, that has a length of 926Km and 50 stations begins from Tehran, and ends in Mashhad in northeastern of Iran after it passes through the major cities of Garmsar, Semnan, Damghan, Shahroud, and Neishabour.
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.
In terms of location, the province of Semnan had the highest rates of injury and death (913 per 100000 and 41per 100000, respectively), while the lowest rate of injury was in Alborz (131 per 100000) and lowest rate of death was in Tehran (5 per 100000).
According to the plan, the country will filter and transfer 200 million cubic meters of water annually from the Caspian Sea to the Great Salt Desert (Kavir-e Markazi in Persian, a large desert lying in the middle of the Iranian plateau) including the Semnan Province, he said.
This cross-sectional study was performed on 500 consecutive patients with various types of cancers with positive pathological examinations who were referred to the oncology clinic in Semnan Hospital over a five-year period (from 2009 to 2014).