Tafresh is a city in and the capital of Tafresh County, Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,914, in 4,254 families. Tafresh is located amidst high mountains 222 kilometres southwest of Tehran. Tafresh is an old city and formed a Zoroastrian stronghold for many years. Tafresh provided Iran with many notable figures such as ministers, statesmen, scientists, calligraphers etc. Professor Mahmoud Hessaby, the father of modern physics in Iran, Ahmad Parsa, the father of Iranian botanics, Abbas Sahab, the father of Iranian geography and Abdolkarim Qarib, the father...
|Also known as:||Tafresh, Iran|