Birjand

Birjand

Birjand (Persian: بیرجند‎‎  pronunciation (help·info), also Romanized as Bīrjand and Birdjand)[1] is the east Iranian provincial capital of South Khorasan and the centre of the county Birjand resp. Quhestan, known for its saffron, barberry, rug and handmade carpet exports. [2] The city of Birjand had a population of 187,020 people at the time of the last official census in 2013.[3]

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