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Poulad-Shahr

"Aryashahr" redirects here. For the district of Aryashahr in Tehran, see Sadeghiyeh.
Fuladshahr
فولادشهر
city
Fuladshahr
Fuladshahr

Coordinates: 32°29′27″N 51°25′16″E / 32.49083°N 51.42111°E / 32.49083; 51.42111Coordinates: 32°29′27″N 51°25′16″E / 32.49083°N 51.42111°E / 32.49083; 51.42111

Country  Iran
Province Isfahan
County Lenjan
Bakhsh Fuladshahr
Population (2006)
 • Total 185,496
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Fuladshahr (Persian: فولادشهر‎, also Romanized as Fūlādshahr, Fūlād Shahr, Pūlād Shahr; formerly, Āryā Shahr)[1] is a city in the Fuladshaht District of Lenjan County, Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 55,496, in 13,822 families.[2]

Fuladshahr is situated 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Isfahan and about 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of Shahrekord. It was built during the Shah of Iran period, and was home to the mostly Russian and other employees of the Zob Ahan factory, which is located near the city. The world's third biggest cement factory at the time, the Siman Sepahan Diziche or Siman Arya diziche as it was called before the Iranian revolution, is also located near the city.

Sports

Fuladshahr is home to Fuladshahr stadium, which is the permanent home of Zob Ahan. It is also the temporary home of rival Sepahan, while their new stadium is being built.

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