Persepolis

Persepolis is a historical site 60 km north of , in province. It was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, inscribed in the UNESCO list in 1979.
Photo: Charles Chipiez, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Ruins
The Tachara, or the Tachar Château, also referred to as the Palace of Darius the Great, was the exclusive building of Darius I at Persepolis, . Photo: درفش کاویانی, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
also known as the Gate of Xerxes, is located in the ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis, Iran. Photo: Alborzagros, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
Photo: Alborzagros, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Persepolis

Latitude
29.9352° or 29° 56' 6.6" north
Longitude
52.8904° or 52° 53' 25.6" east
Open Location Code
7HXJWVPR+35
Population
100
Elevation
1,627 metres (5,338 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 95531795
Geo­Names ID
110836
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Persepolis
  • Arabic: Persepolis
  • Arabic: برسبوليس
  • Arabic: برسيبوليس
  • Arabic: برسپولس
  • Arabic: تخت جمشيد
  • Armenian: Պերսեպոլիս
  • Asturian; Bable: Persépolis
  • Azerbaijani: Persepolis
  • Bashkir: Персеполь
  • Basque: Persepolis
  • Basque: Pertsepolis
  • Belarusian: Персепаль
  • Belarusian: Персепаліс
  • Belarusian: Пэрсэпаліс
  • Bengali: পার্সেপোলিস
  • Breton: Persepolis
  • Bulgarian: Персепол
  • Bulgarian: Персеполис
  • Burmese: ပါဆီပိုးလစ်
  • Catalan: Persèpolis
  • Cebuano: Persepolis
  • Chinese: Persepolis
  • Chinese: 波斯波利斯
  • Chinese: 贝尔塞波利斯
  • Croatian: Persepolis
  • Croatian: Perzepol
  • Croatian: Perzepolis
  • Croatian: Perzopolis
  • Czech: Persepolis
  • Danish: Persepolis
  • Dimli: Persepolis
  • Dutch: Persepolis
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: تختى جمشيد
  • English: Chehel Menar
  • English: Chel Menar
  • English: Chelmenar
  • English: Chihil Minar
  • English: Chil Minar
  • English: Chilminar
  • English: Takht-e-Jamshid
  • English: Takht-e Jamshid
  • Esperanto: Persepolo
  • Finnish: Persepolis
  • French: Persépolis
  • Gallegan: Persépole
  • Gallegan: Persépolis
  • Georgian: პერსეპოლისი
  • German: Parseh
  • German: Persepolis
  • Greek: Ισταχάρ
  • Greek: Παρς
  • Greek: Περσέπολη
  • Hebrew: פרספוליס
  • Hindi: पर्सेपोलिस
  • Hungarian: Perszepolisz
  • Icelandic: Persepólis
  • Indonesian: Persepolis
  • Irish: Peirseapoil
  • Italian: Persepoli
  • Japanese: ペルセポリス
  • Javanese: Persepolis
  • Kazakh: Persepolïs
  • Kazakh: Персеполис
  • Kazakh: پەرسەپولىيس
  • Kirghiz: Персеполь
  • Korean: 페르세폴리스
  • Kurdish: Textê Cemşîd
  • Latin: Persepolis
  • Latvian: Persepole
  • Letzeburgesch: Persepolis
  • Lithuanian: Persepolis
  • Macedonian: Персеполис
  • Malay (generic): Persepolis
  • Malayalam: പേർസെപൊലിസ്
  • Mongolian: Персеполь
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: پيرسيپوليس
  • Nepali: पर्सेपोलिस
  • Norwegian: Persepolis
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Persepolis
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Persèpolis
  • Oriya: ପର୍ସେପୋଲିସ
  • Persian: Takht-e Jamshīd
  • Persian: تخت جمشيد
  • Persian: تخت جمشید
  • Persian: تخت‌جمشيد
  • Persian: تخت‌جمشید
  • Persian: صدستون
  • Persian: هزارستون
  • Persian: پارسه
  • Persian: پرسپولیس
  • Persian: چل منار
  • Persian: چهل منار
  • Polish: Persepolis
  • Portuguese: Persepolis
  • Portuguese: Persepólis
  • Portuguese: Persépolis
  • Pushto: تخت جمشید
  • Pushto: د جمشید پلاز
  • Romanian: Persepolis
  • Russian: Персеполь
  • Scots: Persepolis
  • Serbian: Persepolj
  • Serbian: Персеполис
  • Serbian: Персепољ
  • Serbo-Croatian: Parsa
  • Serbo-Croatian: Persepolis
  • Serbo-Croatian: Persepolj
  • Serbo-Croatian: Perzepolis
  • Sicilian: Persepolis
  • Sindhi: تخت جمشيد
  • Slovak: Persepolis
  • Slovak: Perzepolis
  • Slovenian: Perzepolis
  • South Azerbaijani: پرسپولیس
  • Spanish: Palacio de Persepolis
  • Spanish: Palacio de Persépolis
  • Spanish: Persepolis
  • Spanish: Persépolis
  • Swahili (generic): Persepolis
  • Swedish: Palatset i Persepolis
  • Swedish: Palatskomplexet i Persepolis
  • Swedish: Persepolis
  • Swedish: Perspolis
  • Swedish: Pârsâ
  • Tagalog: Persepolis
  • Tajik: Тахти Ҷамшед
  • Tamil: பெர்சப்பொலிஸ்
  • Tatar: Персеполис
  • Thai: Persepolis
  • Thai: เปอร์เซเปอลิส
  • Thai: เพอร์ซีโพลิส
  • Thai: แพร์ซโพลิส
  • Turkish: Persepolis
  • Turkish: Taht-ı Cemşid
  • Ukrainian: Парса
  • Ukrainian: Персеполь
  • Ukrainian: Персеполіс
  • Urdu: تخت جمشید
  • Uzbek: Persepol
  • Vietnamese: Persepolis
  • Waray (Philippines): Persepolis
  • Welsh: Persepolis
  • Western Panjabi: تخت جمشید
  • Wu Chinese: 波斯波利斯
  • Yue Chinese: 波斯波利斯
  • Takht-i-Jamshīd

Other Places Named Persepolis

In the Area

Localities

Landmarks

Popular Destinations in Fars

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.  

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Persepolis. See this page's contributions. Photo: Bernd81, CC BY-SA 4.0.