The town of Khomein (or Khomeyn) is located to the south of MARKAZI province, in a fertile plain. The climate of Khomein is a moderate mountainous inclining to a semi-desert one. Winters are cold and summers are moderate. This city lies at a distance of 323 km. from Tehran.
The name of Khomein was primarily mentioned in a book named "The History of Prophets and Kings". Subterranean canals (qanats), sewers and its famous fire-temple can be named as some pre-Islamic relics. This town was called the center of Kamareh 200 years ago. Presently, this town is famous because of the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khomeini. This town is the birthplace of the leader of the Islamic Revolution. His father's house has become an important historical monument.