KASHAN (Kāšān) historical city and a sub-province of the province of Isfahan on the north-south axial route of central Iran (lat 33° 59ʹ 30ʹʹ N, long 51° 27ʹ 00ʹʹ E; elev. 950 m). The city is located 260 km (189 km air) south of Tehran and 220 km (146 km air) north of Isfahan. This entry is divided into the following nine articles:
v. Architecture and urban design.
viii. Religious communities.
ix. Median dialects.
Originally Published: May 1, 2012
Last Updated: May 10, 2012
This article is available in print.
Vol. XVI, Fasc. 1, p. 1
Multiple Authors, “KASHAN,” Encyclopaedia Iranica, 2012, XVI/1, pp. 12-21, available online, at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/kashan (accessed on 30 December 2012)