Sites & cities that bear the name of Hafshejan


Today in : Iran (Islamic Republic of)
First trace of activity : ca. 7,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : هفشجان‎, Hosheh Gūn, Hushegūn, Jasteh Jūn

Description : Hafshejan (Persian: هفشجان‎, also Romanized as Hafshejān and Hafeshjān; also known as Hosheh Gūn, Hushegūn, and Jasteh Jūn) is a city in the Central District of Shahrekord County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. At the time of the 2016 census, its population was 21,352, in 6,655 families Hafshejan has existed for around 9000 years. This region in the Gajjar time was under the domination of Bakhtiaris, but after stabilization of central power, the power of the Bakhtiaris was reduced. Locals call this city Hoshegoon or Heyshegoon. Historically, many people in Hafshejani were char-va-dar, which means a person who owns pack animals and carries goods for trading. Others were farmers and used the waters of several springs to grow their crops. Later it became famous in Iran for its skillful welders.

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