Shahrud

Shahrud

 

a city in northern Iran, in the chief governorate of Semnan; situated in the southeastern foothills of the Elburz Mountains, on the highway and railroad linking Meshed and Tehran. Population, 32,000 (1975). Sugar is refined in Shahrud, which is the center of a viticultural and fruit-growing region. Chromite and coal are mined in the area.

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The Semnan Province Regional Water Company is "secretly" stealing water from a spring in neighboring Golestan province and plans to pipe it to dry Shahrud in the desert, according to environmental protesters.
The daily Etemad reports that the company is attempting to create a pipeline to draw water from Zarin Springs in the Abr Forest, which is 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Shahrud.
2) Department of History, Shahrud Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shahrud, Iran
A new missile launch site 40 km (25 miles) from the city of Shahrud was identified in August 2013.
The brachiopod fauna described in the present work was sampled in the Deh-Molla area about 15 km southwest of the city of Shahrud in the Eastern Alborz Mountains (Fig.
According to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI), teachers in the cities of Marivan, Baneh, and Shahrud, have refused to attend class since January 20 to protest wages that are below the official poverty line.
2) Rana Mahmoudi, Invited instructor, Technical and Vocational Faculty, Shahrud Iran
Sunday's derailment occurred between Shahrud and Shirin Chesmeh at 3:30 p.
Biostratigraphy, Biofacies and Paleoenvironment of Lower Eocene Strata at Northwestern Shahrud.
However, Jane's said it believes the Shahrud center is for testing military ballistic missiles rather than satellite launchers because the photos show no storage for liquid fuel, which is used in Iran's space program.
They were all living in Shahrud in Semnan province, the Human Rights Activists News Agency said.
a Patriot: Escape from Revolutionary Iran," Sharifirad grew up in a small rural town in northern Iran where for centuries, he writes, "Proud families like ours lived in a string of settlements along the Shahrud River, herding sheep and growing wheat and barley.