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ABADEH

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 6 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABADEH, a small walled town of Persia, in the province of Fars, situated at an elevation of 620o ft. in a fertile plain on the high road between Isfahan and Shiraz, 140 M. from the former and 170 M. from the latter place. Pop. 4000. It is the chief place of the Abadeh-Iklid district, which has 30 villages ; it has telegraph and post offices, and is famed for its carved wood-work, small boxes, trays, sherbet spoons, &c., made of the wood of pear and box trees.
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