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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Students also held rallies in other cities including at Nishabur University in northeastern Iran.
these poems were mostly from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, Hafez, Saadi, Attar of Nishabur and Khamseh of Nezami....
tropica and has been reported in cities of Tehran, Shiraz, Mashhad, Nishabur, Kerman, Bam, Rafsanjan and Khomeyni Shahr (Iran) (7, 8).
1 The annular eclipse observed by an Iranian astronomer, Abu al-[sup.c]Abbas Iranshahri, on Tuesday 29 Ramadan 259 H (=873 July 29, JD = 2040130) in Nishabur, Khurasan, Iran ([phi] = 36;12[degrees]N; L = 58;48[degrees]E), mentioned by A.
--From The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald (1859) Boyhood and Education in Nishabur For a while, in childhood I went to school For a while, I took delight in being a teacher Listen to the end of this tale: What became of me?
This information came from 3-day working visit of Chui oblast govenor Bolotkan Kumarov to the agricultural Province of Nishabur of Iran.The two sides agreed to set up a farm in Chui rayon of Chui oblast, which will grow wheat, breed pedigree cows, poultry, sheep using Iranian technologies.Heramp also plans to build veterinary service, where Iranian specialists will demonstrate livestock breeding methods and technologies.
It was woven in Nishabur, in Iran by 600 women and took four years to complete.
"The Chinese company will start operations with a 138-kilometer (86-mile) rail line connecting Mashhad to the city of Nishabur," Yazdani said, adding that the traffic on the line will not be interrupted while construction proceeds.