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Gulpaigan

GULPAIGAN (Jerbddegan of the Arab geographers), a district and city in Central Persia, situated N.W. of Isfahan and S.E. of Irak. Together with Khunsar it forms a small province, paying a yearly revenue of about 6000. The city of Gulpaigan is situated 87 m. N.W. of Isfahan, at an elevation of 5875 ft. in 33 24' N. and 50 20' E., and has a population of about 5000. The district is fertile and produces much grain and some opium. Sometimes it is under the governor-general of the Isfahan province, at others it forms part of the province of Irak, and at times, as in 1906, is under a governor appointed from Teheran.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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