ʿAbādān - عبادان

[S]tands on the south-west side of the island of the same name, on the left bank of the S̲h̲aṭṭ al-ʿArab.2


  • عبادان1
  • Ābādān
  • Abadan
  • ʿAbādān
  • ʿAbbādān

Place Type



  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 30.5° Long. 48.5°3


فما كان من عبادان الى ايلة فانه بحر فارس1
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  • 1 Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad Ibn Ḥawqal, Kitāb al-masālik wa al-mamālik, pp: 17.
  • 2 P. Bearman (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition
  • 3 Roger Bagnall et al. (eds.), "http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/211425280," Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places

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ʿAbādān - عبادان ” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5540.


ʿAbādān - عبادان .” In The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, edited by Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine and Mario Kozah. Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, 2020. Entry published January 10, 2020. https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5540.

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  • Additional research from Encyclopedia of Islam and the Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Data correction and integration from Ibn Battuta, al-Bakri, al-Tabari, Nasir Khusraw, Ibn Jubayr, Isho’yahb III, Al-Muqaddasī, Ibn Ḥawqal, Al-Masūdī, Yāqūt b. ʿAbdallāh al-Ḥamawī by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Ibn Ḥawqal data collection by Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn
  • Ibn Ḥawqal data collection by Abdul Rahman Chamseddine
  • Data merging and XML by William L. Potter
  • Data merging and XML by David A. Michelson

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