Chadegan

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Chadegan
چادگان
city
Chadegan is located in Iran
Chadegan
Chadegan
Coordinates: 32°46′06″N 50°37′43″E / 32.76833°N 50.62861°E / 32.76833; 50.62861Coordinates: 32°46′06″N 50°37′43″E / 32.76833°N 50.62861°E / 32.76833; 50.62861
Country  Iran
Province Isfahan
County Chadegan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 7,037
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Chadegan (Persian: چادگان‎‎, also Romanized as Chādegān and Chādgān; also known as Chadgūn and Chadūgān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Chadegan County, in western Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 7,037, in 1,872 families.[2]

Dam and reservoir

Chadegan Reservoir on the Zayandeh Rood river is the largest in Isfahan Province. It was formed in 1972 by the Zayandeh Dam. The dam was initially named Shah Abbas Dam after Shah Abbas I, the most influential king of the Safavid dynasty, but it was changed to Zayandeh Dam after the Islamic revolution in 1979. Since 1972, the Chadegan Reservoir has helped prevent seasonal flooding of the Zayandeh River.

References

  1. ^ Chadegan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3057215" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 

External links

  • "Chadgan, Iran" Fallingrain Gazetteer
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