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Arjan Ancient City

in Behbahan city | Khuzestan province
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Arjan Ancient City

Related to Behbahan city (located in Khuzestan province)
The ancient city of Arjan is situated at a distance of 10 km. north of Behbahan. Today, only hillocks from this city have remained which belong to the Sassanide period. Previousely, this city used to have six gates which were named as, Ahvaz, Ray Shahr, Maidan, Kialin, Shiraz and Eazeh. The Hoomeh or Homayoon hill is the largest one in Arjan city. The residential palace of Shah that today only the ruins of which have been remained and is reputed as "Saraye Malek", is located to the southeast of Arjan city. Due to an unknown condition this city was demolished, and the current Behbahan city has been formed at its vicinity.
The township of Behbahan has a semi-desert like climate, with hot scorching summers and rainy winters. Its center is Behbahan city, which is located at a distance of 1,105 km. from Tehran. The ruling center of ancient times was known as "Qobad Foreh" ...
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