Hamadan

Wheather & Time

01:16

Description

Hamadan
Country Iran
Spoken languages
Population 1.758.000
Area 19,368 kmĀ²
Currency

Hamadan



Hamadan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities and one of the oldest in the world. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that it was the capital of the Medes, around 700 BC.