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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Darab (originally Darabgerd) is a district of the province of Fars in southwestern Iran. It has five hundred villages, and possesses a very hot climate, snow being rarely seen there in winter. Darab city have area of about 7,500 square kilometers and a height of 1180 meters. It produces fruits, cereals, cotton, and tobacco, while the lower areas are used for winter crops by the Baharlu tribe. There are also nearby salt mines which have long been utilized. The town Darab, the capital of the district, is situated in a very fertile plain, 140 mi. S.E. of Shiraz. It has a population (in 2000) of about 60,718 and extensive orchards of orange and lemon trees and immense plantations of date-palms. Legend ascribes the foundation of the city to Darius, hence its name Darab-gerd ("Darius-fort").show more

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