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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Caption: AT PEACE--A family of Persian leopards has been photographed by planted cameras while enjoying an afternoon of sun in Shahrud county of Semnan province.
The Piroozi Oil and Gas Refinery, located in Shahrud County of Iran's northern Semnan Province, has ceased its operation, Trend reports referring to Tasnim News Agency.
(66.) The diseases that traditionally affected the country most were "ague, dysentery, and smallpox" (especially in Kirmanshah) and "typhus or typhoid" (particularly in Isfahan, Kirman, and Shahrud).
A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidency on December 4, 2018 shows President Hassan Rouhani speaking during a rally in the city of Shahrud, around 400 kilometres east of the capital Tehran Image Credit: AFP
The phacopide trilobites are relatively common in the Sarcheshmeh Member (the uppermost Devonian unit of the Khoshyeilaq Formation) exposed in the eastern Alborz Mountains along the road connecting Shahrud and Azadshahr.
Material examined.--IRAN: Golestan Province:6 [male],3 [female], road between Azad-Shahr and Shahrud, Khoshyeylag village, 15-16 May 2016, 36[degrees] 49' 31.80''N, 55[degrees] 20' 31.78''E, D.
Box 3619995161- 316, Shahrud, Iran (2) Department of Physics and Research Institute of Natural Science, College of Natural Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52828, Republic of Korea
(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 IHS Jane's Military and Security Assessments Intelligence Centre published a photo taken last month of the newly discovered site, which is located 25 miles south east of the city of Shahrud in northern Iran.
The researchers, operating from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, searched satellite photos of the area around Shahrud. They found a crater with two telltale ground scars.