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Tun, Persia

TUN, PERSIA, a town in the province of Khorasan, Persia, situated about 150 m. S. of Nishapur in 34 N., 58 7' E., at an elevation of 1,200 ft. The town, which has a population of 70x30, is surrounded by a wall, 20 ft. in height, raised on a high rampart of mud. It has three gates, handsome bazaars, good caravanserais and numerous large gardens and fields producing opium, tobacco and cotton. Some silk is also grown.

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

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