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    نجف آباد

    A city near Isfahan which was built and settled during Shah Abbas's reign. (Wikipedia) - Najafabad For other places with the same name, see Najafabad (disambiguation). Najafabad نجف‌آباد Country Province County Bakhsh Population (2006)  • Total Time zone  • Summer (DST) Area code(s) Website
    Coordinates: 33°10′04″N 51°35′00″E / 33.16778°N 51.58333°E / 33.16778; 51.58333Coordinates: 33°10′04″N 51°35′00″E / 33.16778°N 51.58333°E / 33.16778; 51.58333
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    Najafabad (Persian: نجف‌آباد‎, also Romanized as Najafābād and Nejafābād) is a city in and the capital of Najafabad County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 206,114, in 54,529 families. It is located west of Isfahan and is increasingly becoming a part of Isfahan Metropolitan area.

    Najafabad is the birthplace of Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, Mostafa Moeen and Moein (singer). It is also the hometown of Iranian-American poet Dr. Mahnaz Badihian

    The city serves as a trade center for agricultural products in the region, and is noted for its pomegranates and almond.

    One of the attractions of Najafabad is "Arg-e Sheykh Bahaie" that has recently been repaired.

    The people of Najafabad mourned for the death of Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri on Sunday December 20, 2009 and all shops were closed for the honor of his death.

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    Najafabad is home to Islamic Azad University of Najafabad, one of the best universities in Isfahan Province.

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