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Sabzevar City

SABZEVAR CITY, the capital of the district, is situated 150 m. E. of Shahrud and 65 m. W. of Nishapur, in 36 12' N., 57 39' E., at an elevation of 3100 ft. The population, which was 30,000 before the famine in 1871, is now about 15,000. There are some good caravanserais, a well-supplied bazaar, three colleges, two large and thirty small mosques, and post and telegraph offices.

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

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