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Yazd

Yazd ( ) is the capital of Yazd Province, Iran, and a centre of Zoroastrian culture. The city is located southeast of Isfahan. At the 2011 census, the population was 1,074,428 in 270٬575 families. Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd is an architecturally unique city. It is also known in Iran for the high quality of its handicrafts, especially silk weaving, and its confectionary.