Hamedan is one of the main cities of Iran in the western and mountainous region of Iran. This city is located on the slopes of Alvand with an altitude of more than 1800 meters above sea level and is one of the coldest cities in Iran. Hamedan is the oldest city in Iran and one of the oldest cities in the world. In 2006, the Islamic Consultative Assembly declared Hamedan the capital of Iranian history and civilization. It has been known since ancient times as Ecbatana, the capital of the Medes and the first empire of Iran.
Hamedan, as one of the oldest cities in Iran, has a history of several thousand years. Before the arrival of the Aryan tribes, the city was one of the main habitats of the Kassian people. This city has been one of the capitals of many empires and rulers such as Medes, Achaemenids, Parthians, Sassanids, Al-Buwayh, and Seljuks.
- LANGUAGE Farsi, Azeri
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