in Fars, Iran
- Shiraz Shahid Dastghaib International Airport (6 mi)
- Fasa Airport (87 mi)
- Bushehr Airport (112 mi)
- Jam Airport (124 mi)
- Khark Island Airport (135 mi)
- Asaloyeh Airport (147 mi)
- Persian Gulf International Airport (155 mi)
- Lar Airport (175 mi)
- Persepolis (Unesco heritage, 31 mi)
- The Persian Garden (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Pasargadae (Unesco heritage, 55 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 29.610 and 52.531 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 29° 36' 37" and E 52° 31' 52"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rial - IRR
- Spoken languages:
- Persian, Kurdish
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:59 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Tehran
- UTC/GMT offset: 3.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:00 am and 7:12 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 4,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Iran.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iran. Last Update: 2023-03-23 08:24:36
Shiraz in Fars with it's 1,249,942 residents is a town located in Iran about 425 mi (or 684 km) south of Tehran, the country's capital place.
Time in Shiraz is now 02:59 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Tehran with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Shiraz, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iran is Shiraz Shahid Dastghaib International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iran is Persepolis in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), North-East. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marvdasht, Kavar, Sa`adat Shahr, Sarvestan and Firuzabad. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 53 °F
|Morning Temperature||4°C / 39 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Night Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 24th of March 2023
16°C (61 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 25th of March 2023
19°C (67 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 26th of March 2023
21°C (70 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Few clouds, fresh breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
International Parseh Hotel
Videos from this area
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Hāfez Tomb in Shiraz/حافظیه/Hafız
زیارت حافظ - پاییز 87 نديدم خوشتر از شعر تو حافظ به قرآنى كه اندر سينه دارى I have never seen any poetry sweeter than thine, O...
Jubilation in the streets of Shiraz on the day that Khomeini returned to Iran, 1st February 1979
On 1st February 1979, after the departure of the Shah from Iran in January, Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran from exile in France. In this short silent 8mm film clip large crowds in Zand...
Trailer of the film MY Name Is Negahdar Jamali And I Make Westerns
The Documentary about a man who make westerns in a traditional city of Iran (Shiraz) called Negahdar Jamali. More information about the documentary : www.negahdarjamali.com.
Ali Kasraei - Cisco ACS 5.2 Installation - Persian / Farsi
آموزش تخصصی توسط مهندس علی کسرایی Ali Kasraei - Cisco ACS 5.2 Installation - Persian / Farsi Ali Kasraei /// Iran / Shiraz Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Tel : 0917 601 2098.
Traffic Flow, Iran, no accidents
Amazing drivers in Shiraz, Iran, navigate their vehicles at a congested intersection without accidents while pedestrians cross at random.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Shiraz pronunciation is the sixth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. In 2009 the population of the city was 1,455,073. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Roodkhaneye Khoshk (Dry river) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. It is regarded as one of the oldest provinces of ancient Persia. The earliest reference to the city, as Tiraziš, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC.
Fars Province, originally spelled Pars (پارس)), is one of the 31 provinces and known as Cultural Capital of Iran. It is in the south of the country and its center is Shiraz. It has an area of 122,400 km². In 2006, this province had a population of 4.57 million people, of which 61.2% were registered as urban dwellers, 38.1% villagers, and 0.7% nomad tribes. The etymology of the word "Persian" is derived from the cultural capital of Iran and found in many ancient names associated with Iran.
Karim Khan Zand,, (c. 1705 – 1779), was a ruler of Iran, and the founder of the Zand Dynasty. He was born in Village of Pari near Malayer to a family of the Zand tribe of Lak or Lur deportees. Kurdish nationalists such as Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou considered him as a Kurdish hero Modern scholarships such as Wadie Jwaideh suggested his proud Kurdishness. He never styled himself as "shah" or king, and instead used the title Vakil e-Ra'aayaa (Representative of the People).
Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims.
The Hafezieh Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shiraz, Iran. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Iran Pro League side, Fajr Sepasi F.C. The stadium also is used for some matches of Bargh Shiraz F.C. in Azadegan League. The stadium holds 22,000 people and is all-seater. The stadium was the host venue of 2012 Hazfi Cup Final.
Shiraz County is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Shiraz. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Kavar County, Sarvestan County, and Kharameh County) was 1,676,927 in 427,268 families; excluding those portions, the population was 1,512,680, in 389,659 families. The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Zarqan District, and Arzhan District.
Atigh Jame' Mosque
Atigh Jame' Mosque is a 9th century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran.
Vakil Bath is an old public bath in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand's reign, which includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings.
Pars Museum of Shiraz
The Pars Museum is a museum in Shiraz, Fars Province, southern Iran and is located in Nazar Garden. The octagonal building was the place in which royal guests were hosted during the Zand dynasty of Iran. It was also used for holding official ceremonies. It is also the burial place of Karim Khan Zand.
The Vakil Mosque is a mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran, situated to the west of the Vakil Bazaar next to its entrance. This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period; however, it was restored in the 19th century during the Qajar period. Vakil means regent, which was the title used by Karim Khan, the founder of Zand Dynasty. Shiraz was the seat of Karim Khan’s government and he endowed many buildings, including this mosque.
Chamran Grand Hotel
Chamran Grand Hotel of Shiraz is a five star hotel located in Chamran Boulevard surrounded by the Ghasrodasht gardens in Shiraz, Iran. The structure has a height of 109 meters, and is the highest hotel tower in Iran. The hotel has 230 rooms and 20 suites. Construction of the hotel began in 2008 and it was officially opened in April 2011.
Paramount Crossroads, also known as 15 Khordad Crossroads, is a major intersection in a heavily traveled and central area in Shiraz, Iran. It is the junction of Enqelab-e Eslami Street, Lotfali Khan Street and Qasrodasht Street. There is a fuel station docked on the intersection and Zaytoon Shopping Center is in the immediate area. The junction is often used as an assembly point for protests.
These districts belong to Shiraz.
- Ahmadabad-e Zon`ad
- Derki Bala
- Derki Pa'in
- Kushk-e Meydan
- Kuy-e Al Zahra
- Kuy-e Farhangian
- Kuy-e Jamaran
- Kuy-e Shahid Hoseyni
- Shah Qoli Beygi
- Shahrak-e Emam Sejad
- Shahrak-e Farhangian
- Shahrak-e Sa`di
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shiraz.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chimaz, Schiras, Sjiraz, شيراز, Şiraz, Горад Шыраз, Шираз, Xiraz, شیراز, Šíráz, Σιράζ, Shiraz, Ŝirazo, Shīrāz, Šīrāz, Chiraz, Širaz, שיראז, Siráz, Շիրազ, SYZ, シーラーズ, შირაზი, 시라즈, Şîraz, Širazas, Šīrāza, Sziraz, Шероз, ชีราซ, 設拉子