Isfahan is a city in central Iran, south of Tehran and is the capital of . The Persians call it Nesf-e Jahan, meaning "Half of The World".

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Chehel Sotoun is a Persian pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan, , built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and receptions. Photo: Zenith210, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Holy Savior Cathedral, also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the New Julfa district of Isfahan, . is situated 2½ km southwest of Isfahan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture that was built during the Safavid Empire, standing on the eastern side of Naqsh-i Jahan Square, Esfahan, . Photo: Meisam, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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University of Isfahan is a state-operated university in Isfahan and among the top 10 comprehensive universities of Iran. is situated 4 km south of Isfahan.


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