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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The nearest potential source of copper is some 100km to the south, on the northern fringe of Dasht-e Kavir desert, and for turquoise some 300km to the east, near Neishabour (Roustaei 2012b).
The US has double-standards towards social issues of nations and the language that Americans understands is the language of force," General Sharif said, addressing the Basijis (Volunteer forces) in the Northeastern Iranian city of Neishabour on Tuesday.
Indeed, the only sanctions-related political crisis was a recent protest of several hundred ordinary Iranians in Salehi-Isfahani's home town of Neishabour over a shortage of chicken feed.