About Hamedan (Hamadan)
Hamedan (or Hamadan) is the capital city of Hamadan Province of Iran.
Hamedan 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 BCE.
Hamadan has a green mountainous area in the foothills of the 3,574-meter Alvand Mountain, in the midwest part of ... read more about Hamedan (Hamadan)