KAZERON , a
See also:district and
See also:town of the province of Fars in
See also:Persia . The district is situated between
See also:Shiraz and
See also:Bushire . In its centre is the Kazerun Valley with a direction N.W. to S.E., a fertile plain 30 M. long and 7 to 8 m. broad, bounded S.E. by the Parishan Lake (8 m. long, 3 M. broad) N.W. by the Boshavir
See also:River, with the ruins of the old city of Beh-
See also:Shahpur (Beshaver, Boshavir, also,
See also:short, Shapur) and
See also:Sassanian bas-reliefs on its
See also:banks . There also, in a cave, is a statue of Shapur . The
See also:remainder of the district is mostly hilly
See also:country intersected by numerous streams, plains and hills being covered with zizyphus,
See also:almond and
See also:oak . The district is divided into two divisions: town and villages, the latter being called Kuh i Marreh and again subdivided into (1) Pusht i Kuh; (2) Yarruk; (3) Shakan . It has
See also:forty-six villages and a population of about 15,000; it produces
See also:rice of excellent quality,
See also:tobacco and opium, but very little corn, and
See also:bread made of the
See also:flour of acorns is a
See also:staple of
See also:food in many villages . Wild almonds are exported . Kazerun, the chief place of the district, is an unwalled town situated in the midst of the central plain, in 29° 37' N., 51° 43' E. at an
See also:elevation of 2800 ft., 70 M. from Shiraz, and 96 m. from Bushire . It has a population of about 8000, and is divided into four quarters separated by open spaces . Adjoining it on the W. is the famous Nazar
See also:garden, with
See also:noble avenues of orange trees planted by a former
See also:governor, Hajji
See also:Ali Kull Khan, in 1767 . A couple of
See also:miles N. of the city behind a low rapge of hills are the imposing ruins of a marble
See also:building said to stand over the
See also:grave of Sheik Amin ed din Mahommed b .
Zia ed din Masud, who died A.11 . 740 (A.D . 1339) .
KAZAR (called by the Cheremisses Ozon)
FERENCZ KAZINCZY (1759-1831)
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