SAMNAN , thecapital of the province, is situated 145 M . E. of Teheran, on the high road thence to Meshed, at an altitude of ,3740 ft. in 35° 34' N., 53° 22' E . It has a population of about 1o,000,
See also:post and telegraph offices, and a
See also:minaret, built in the 12th century . It exports pistachios, almonds and coarse
See also:tobacco . A dialect with many old Persian forms and resembling the
See also:Mazandaran dialect is spoken . A . Houtum-Schindler, " Bericht Ober d . Samnan Dialect," Zeitsch. d. ntorgenl . Gesellschaft, vol. xxxii . (1878) .
SAMNAN, SEMNAN, or SEMNAN
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