KASHAN , a smallprovince of
See also:Persia, situated between
See also:Isfahan and
See also:Kum . It is divided into the two districts germsir, the " warm," and sardsir, the "
See also:cold," the former with the city of Kashan in the plains, the latter in the hills . It has a population of 75,000 to 8o,000, and pays a yearly revenue of about £i8,000 . KASHAN (Cashan) is the provincial capital, in 34° 0' N. and 51° 27' E., at an
See also:elevation of 3190 ft., 150 M. from Teheran; pop . 35,000, including a few
See also:hundred Jews occupied as
See also:silk-winders, and a few Zoroastrians engaged in
See also:trade .
See also:Great quantities of silk stuffs, from raw material imported from
See also:Gilan, and copper utensils are manufactured at Kashan and sent to all parts of Persia . Kashan also exports
See also:water made in villages in the hilly districts about 20 M. from the city, and is the only place in Persia where
See also:cobalt can be obtained, from the mine at Kamsar, 19 m. to the south . At the
See also:foot of the hills 4 m . W. of the city are the beautiful gardens of Fin, the scene of the official
See also:murder, on the 9th of
See also:January 1852, of Mirza Taki Khan, Amir
See also:Nizam, the
See also:vizier, one of the ablest ministers that Persia has had in
See also:modern times .
KASBEK (Georgian, Mkin-vari; Ossetian, Urs-khokh)
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