Nishapur

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Nishapur

(ˌniːʃɑːˈpʊə)
n
(Placename) a town in NE Iran, at an altitude of 1195 m (3920 ft): birthplace and burial place of Omar Khayyám. Pop: 208 000 (2005 est)
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Fakhimi has made two other copies of the statues, one of which will be installed in Khayyam's hometown of Neishabur and the other in Florence, Italy.
One of the statues was transferred to Neishabur on the National Day of Khayyam on September 2, 2014 and it will be erected in an appropriate place designed for the statue.