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Srayan, South Khorasan

Srayan is a city in and the capital of Srayan County, South Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 12,685, in 3,497 families.

Geography

Srayan is located in the north-west of South Khorasan province, at an altitude of 1,484 meters above sea level. The city is situated in a plain on the edge of the Dasht-e Kavir desert, on the southern slopes of the Zabrī Mountains.

History

Srayan has a long history, dating back to at least the 3rd millennium BC. The city was once an important stop on the Silk Road, and it was also a major center for the production of ceramics.

Economy

The economy of Srayan is based on agriculture, mining, and tourism. The main agricultural products of the region are wheat, barley, and زعفران (saffron). The city is also home to a number of mines, including a gold mine, a copper mine, and a lead mine.

Tourism

Srayan is a popular tourist destination, due to its historical sites and natural beauty. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city include:

The Jameh Mosque of Srayan: This mosque was built in the 11th century, and it is one of the oldest mosques in Iran.
The Citadel of Srayan: This citadel was built in the 13th century, and it is one of the best-preserved citadels in Iran.
The Srayan Museum: This museum houses a collection of artifacts from the city’s history, including ceramics, coins, and manuscripts.
The Dasht-e Kavir desert: This desert is a popular destination for hiking, camping, and camel riding.
Conclusion

Srayan is a city with a rich history and a bright future. The city is home to a number of historical sites, natural attractions, and economic opportunities. Srayan is a great place to visit, live, and work.

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