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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Keyhan Kalhor's concert in Neyshapur was canceled last Tuesday by order of the city's prosecutor.
The group was also taken to Neyshapur where an ancient caravanserai took every one back a thousand years when the Imam Raza travelled through this area , giving the barren lands a perpetual source of irrigation through a miraculous spring which continues to water the lands.
A runaway train carrying industrial chemicals burns after it derailed outside the Iranian town of Neyshapur,killing more than 200 people and injuring 300 in a chain reaction of explosions