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Iran, Damghan: Statue for Urban Beautification


Damghan (Persian: دامغان‎, also Romanized as Dāmghān (Afghan)) is a city in and capital of Damghan County, Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 57,331, in 15,849 families.

Damghan was an important city in the Middle Ages, and was the capital of the province of Qumis (Qoomes), but was destroyed by the Afghans in 1723.

Damghan is situated 342 kilometres (213 mi) from Tehran on the high-road to Mashad, at an elevation of 1,250 m (4,101 ft). The city trades in pistachios and paper almonds (kaghazi), with very thin shells, which are famous throughout the country.

Damghan, Iran, February 2005

Damghan, Iran, February 2005

Beautification is the process of making visual improvements to a place or an urban area. With regard to Iranian towns, this most often involves displaying decorative statues and sculptures in public spaces.

* DamghanCity

* DAMGHAN Sightseeing

* Welcome to Damghan City


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