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in Persian: بیشاپور
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The ruins of Bishapur
Bishapur is located in Iran
Location in Iran
Alternative name Bishâpûr
Location Kazerun, Fars Province, Iran
Coordinates 29°46′40″N 51°34′15″E / 29.77778°N 51.57083°E / 29.77778; 51.57083
Type Settlement
Founded 226 AD

Bishapur (Middle Persian: Bay-Šāpūr; Persian: بیشاپور, Bishâpûr) was an ancient city in Sasanid Persia (Iran) on the ancient road between Persis and Elam. The road linked the Sassanid capitals Estakhr (very close to Persepolis) and Ctesiphon. It is located south of modern Faliyan in the Kazerun County of Pars Province, Iran.

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