Sites & cities that bear the name of Semnan


First trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Sakanān, Simlam, Saminā, Sa ma nān

Description : Semnan (pronounced [semˈnɒːn]; Persian: سمنان‎, also Romanized as Semnān and Samnān) is the capital city of Semnan Province, Iran. Its population was 153,680 people and 36,298 families as of the 2011 census. Semnan is located 216 kilometers east of Tehran in north central Iran. It is home to Semnani languages and is known as Seman locally. The city offer various recreational activities, historical and religious sites, festivals, gardens and parks, colleges and universities, and Semnani culture. The city serves as the cultural and political capital of the Semnan Province. The city's main souvenirs are daffodil flowers, Shirmal pastry, Kolüçe cookies, kilim rugs, and shortbread.

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