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also Kaz·vin  (kăz-vēn′)
A city of northwest Iran northwest of Tehran. Founded in the third century ad, it was captured by the Arabs in 644 and was the capital of Persia from 1548 to 1598.


or Kaz•vin


a city in NW Iran, NW of Teheran: capital of Persia in the 16th century. 298,705.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Basij (Voluntary) Force plans to start two days of massive drills dubbed 'Towards Beit al-Moqaddas' in Qazvin province in coming days.
The cargo will be transported by railway from Qazvin to the Persian Gulf countries and in the opposite direction.
Authorities said there may be more casualties in the provinces of Tehran, Alborz and Qazvin.
Iran has had numerous capitals during its history, including Esfahan, Qazvin, Shiraz, Mashhad and Hamadan.
According to the Cultural and artistic differences, common and different religions, different techniques and decorations and sometimes shared characteristics between Seljuk and Safavid Periods, in this study, we are going to compare arrays and patterns of religious monuments in the city of Qazvin in this period.
In August, Iran had launched the largest wind farm of the Middle East region in its northern province of Qazvin.
It is expected that results of this study cause major changes in the attitude of Kurdistan province and Qazvin province university of medical sciences physician programs strengths and weakness system and achieve the programs strengths and weakness.
The wind turbine is located in the northern Qazvin province.
Nina Siahkali Moradi, an Iranian woman who won the city elections of Qazvin, has been disqualified on the grounds that she was "too beautiful" for the post.
Nina Siahkali Moradi, 27, had received 10,000 votes during the polls in the city of Qazvin in Iran and was placed 14th out of 163 candidates, The Independent reports.
TEHRAN, July 12 (KUNA) -- A training plane crashed in the suburb of Qazvin, northwestern Iran on Thursday, leaving two on board dead.
The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of hepatitis B & C among hemodialysis patients in Qazvin province, Iran, considering that the risk of transmission of viral hepatitis is mainly determined by their prevalence in the patient population (16).