Malayer (Persian: ملایر, romanized: Malāyer), formerly Dowlatabad (Persian: دولتآباد, romanized: Doulatābād, also Romanized as Dowlatābād and Daūlatābād), is a city and capital of Malayer County in Hamadan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 153,748, in 40,750 families.
|Coordinates: 34°17′49″N 48°49′25″E / 34.29694°N 48.82361°E|
|• Total||170,237 |
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
The second largest city of the province, Malayer has a reputation for rug weaving and has some popular parks. The biggest and historical park name is seifiyeh. Malayer is located between Hamedan. This city is one of main centers of furniture industry in Iran.
- Ahad Azadikhah, Cleric
- Mohammad Mohammadi-Malayeri, Iranian historian, linguist, and literary scholar
- Mojtaba Zonnour, Cleric
- Enshaallah Rahmati, Iranian philosopher, thinker and translator
Linguistic composition of the city consist of Luri & Luri dialects as the majority indigenous tongue spoken at about 80% and standard Persian at 20%.
- ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
- ^ Malayer can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3073682" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
- ^ ""Mini World" theme park; Malayer tourist gate from Persepolis to Eiffel". IRNA English. 2020-07-07. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
- ^ https://malayeru.ac.ir/en/portal/home/?report/117252/117406/117407/introduction-to-malayer-advanced-furniture-and-wood-carving-research-center], Malayer University
- ^ http://iranatlas.net/index.html?module=module.language-distribution.hamadan#eyJ0IjoieCIsImkiOiI2NGYwMzM4NzQzNDliYmUxMDg2YWJhZjg2OTY1MGJhYyIsInMiOjE2ODM1NzkyMjc5NTJ9