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Rafsanjan
Rafsanjan is located in Iran
Rafsanjan
Location in Iran
Coordinates: 30°24′N 56°00′E / 30.4°N 56°E / 30.4; 56
Country Flag of Iran.svg Iran
Province Kerman Province

Rafsanjan (Persian: رفسنجان) is a city in Iran, in the province of Kerman.

It is Iran's center of pistachio cultivation. It had an estimated population of 134,848 in 2005.[1]

Rafsanjan is also a major center of carpet production even though the rugs are sold as Kermani rugs rather than Rafsanjani ones. Another large employer is the nearby Sarcheshmeh copper mines.

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Coordinates: 30°24′N 56°00′E / 30.4°N 56°E / 30.4; 56


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Rafsanjan (رفسنجان) is a city in Kerman province.

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Rafsanjan is at the center of Iran's pistachio growing area, and is also famous for its high quality rugs and carpets. The city has a population of around 140,000.

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