- Zarand, Iran
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Zarand is a town in the
Kerman provinceof Iran. With a population of about 30,000 people, it is located about 75 km northwest of the provincial capital of Kerman.
February 22, 2005, a major earthquakekilled hundreds of residents in the town of Zarand and several nearby villages in north Kerman. (See 2005 Zarand earthquake.)
Tehran, Iran, halfway between Tehran and Saveh, there is a plain also called Zarand. Zavyeh and Mamounieh are two small towns on this plain.
A crater on Mars is named after this city. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_craters_on_Mars]
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