Wednesday, 08 December 2021





Location and surroundings of Torbat-e Jam city

Torbat-e Jam city located on the east of Khorasan in terms of position between circuits 60 degrees 15 degrees 30 minutes north latitude 34 degrees 35 minutes 35 degrees 47 minutes east longitude. The approximate area of ​​this city is 8166 square kilometers and its average altitude is 928 meters. Based on the latest national divisions and published statistics, Torbat Jam has 5 central districts, Salehabad, Nasr Abad, Bojgan and Lower Cup and has 447 settlements and 10 villages with 60/15 and 61/30/30 latitude. North and 34.35 and 35.47 East is bounded on the north by Sarakhs, on the west by Freeman and Torbat Heydariyeh, on the south by Taybad and on the east by Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

The center of this city is Torbat-e Jam and its five sections include the central part, the lower part of the cup, the Bojgan section, the Salehabad section and the Nasrabad section. The climatic texture of the city is in the northern part of the mountains and in the south and west of the plain. The height of the cup is 928 meters above sea level. The population of this city is estimated based on the census of 1375-210349, out of which 13724 households, 74274 urban population, 25315 households and 135979 rural population.

This city is bounded on the north by the Shah and Dal Mountains and on the south by the Badz Mountains. The eastern border of Torbat-e Jam is bounded by the Herirood border river and is located in the middle of the plain and the seasonal river Jamrood which runs from west to east. And joins Harirood at Khatun Bridge. The plain of Jam is very fertile thanks to Jamrood sediments and its main products are wheat, barley, sugar beet, cotton, cumin, melon and watermelon and to some extent garden products.

A historical and famous silk route linking the ancient city of Neyshabur to Herat goes past Jammrud and connects numerous habitats and cultural centers whose effects are now on the boards of ancient buildings and hills. They have left. According to Iran's earthquake hazard zoning map, the city of Torbat-e-Jam is located on a medium-risk zone, and during the years 1900 to 1990, only two earthquakes measuring 4 to 4.5 magnitude occurred.

Torbat Jam has a dry and semi-arid climate in northeastern Iran. The average annual rainfall for the 26-year period of Torbat-e-Jam (1975- 1983) is 190.6 mm, which is significantly lower than that of Mashhad Station (2249.6 mm).

Torbat Jam Background

According to archaeological studies and studies, despite the presence of habitats around 7,000 years ago, sites such as the Harirud, Jammu and Kashifrud coasts also have prehistoric relics. There have been countless. According to Balazari, the area of ​​Zam (Jam) was conquered by the Muslims in the year 28 or 29 AH.


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Khorasan Razavi, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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