Shiraz is the capital city of the province and a treasure trove of Persian culture. It was the capital of during the Zand dynasty's era, and is the celebrated birthplace of the great Persian poets Hafiz and Saadi.

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  • Location:  , , , ,
  • Population:  1,570,000
  • IATA airport code:  SYZ
  • Latitude:  29° 36' 37.1" (29.6103°) north
  • Longitude:  52° 31' 52.1" (52.5311°) east
  • Elevation:  1545 meters (5069 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Shiraz
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Shiraz

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Afrikaans:  Sjiraz Arabic:  شيراز Armenian:  Շիրազ Azerbaijani:  Şiraz Basque:  Xiraz Belarusian:  Горад Шыраз Bulgarian:  Шираз Catalan:  Xiraz Central Kurdish:  شیراز Chechen:  Шираз Chinese:  設拉子 Croatian:  Širaz Czech:  Šíráz Egyptian Arabic:  شيراز Esperanto:  Ŝirazo Estonian:  Shīrāz Finnish:  Šīrāz French:  Chiraz Georgian:  შირაზი German:  Schiras Greek:  Σιράζ Hebrew:  שיראז Hungarian:  Siráz Japanese:  シーラーズ
Kazakh:  Шираз Korean:  시라즈 Kurdish:  Şîraz Latvian:  Šīrāza Lithuanian:  Širazas Mazanderani:  شیراز Ossetian:  Шираз Persian:  Shīrāz Persian:  شیراز Polish:  Sziraz Portuguese:  Xiraz Russian:  Шираз Serbian:  Шираз Serbo-Croatian:  Širaz Slovenian:  Širaz Tajik:  Шероз Thai:  ชีราซ Turkish:  Şiraz Ukrainian:  Шираз Urdu:  شیراز Western Panjabi:  شیراز Chimaz IRSYZ

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