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Istakhr is located in Iran
Location in Iran
Region Fars Province
Coordinates 29°58′51″N 52°54′34″E / 29.98083°N 52.90944°E / 29.98083; 52.90944
Type Settlement
Founded Very shortly after the decline of Persepolis (second half of the 4th century BC)
Periods Classical antiquity to Late Middle Ages

Istakhr (Middle Persian: Stakhr, Persian: اصطخر Estakhr) was an ancient city in Fars province, five kilometres (three miles) north of Persepolis in southwestern Iran.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Istajr para niños

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