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1) Abadan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abadan, (abdan´, abadan´) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 84,774), Khuzestan prov., SW Iran, on Abadan Island, in the delta of the Shatt al Arab, at the head of the Persian...

2) Abadan. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A city of southwest Iran on Abadan Island in the delta of the Shatt al Arab at the head of the Persian Gulf. The city's oil installations were heavily damaged in...

3) 1978. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...major political party after the Islamic Revolution. 1 Aug. 19 A fire at a cinema in Abadan took the lives of over 400 moviegoers who were locked inside. The following...

4) Khuzestan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gulf in the south. Its major cities include Ahvaz (the capital), Khorramshahr, Dezful, and Abadan. Khuzestan has large petroleum deposits. Its major oil refineries...

5) 1951, Jan. 29. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...22), the Iranian government sent an ultimatum to Great Britain and subsequently occupied Abadan (Sept. 27) (See March 20). The British appealed to the UN Security...

6) Shatt al Arab. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Iraq total control of the Shatt al Arab, leaving Iran with control only of the approaches to Abadan and Khorramshahr, its chief ports, and unable to develop new port...

7) 1949, Oct. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...new prime minister. In retaliation, the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company suspended production at the Abadan refinery (Oct. 1951). 4...

8) Iran. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...In addition to Tehran, important cities include Esfahan, Mashhad, Tabriz, Rasht, Hamadan, Abadan, Shiraz, and Ahvaz. 4 PeopleIran's central position has made it a...

9) Iran. The World Factbook. 2003
...oil 5,900 km; petroleum products 3,900 km; natural gas 4,550 kmPorts and harbors:Abadan (largely destroyed in fighting during 1980-88 war), Ahvaz, Bandar 'Abbas,...

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