Najafabad is a city in and the capital of Najafabad County,Isfahan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 206,114, in 54,529 families. It is located west ofIsfahan and is increasingly becoming a part of Isfahan Metropolitan area.

Najafabad is the birthplace of Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, Mostafa Moeen and Moein. It is also the hometown of Iranian-American poet Dr. Mahnaz Badihian

The city serves as a trade center for agricultural products in the region, and is noted for its pomegranates andalmonds.

One of the attractions of Najafabad is the "Arg-e Sheykh Bahaie" that has recently been repaired.

The people of Najafabad mourned for the death of Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri on Sunday, December 20, 2009 and all shops were closed to honor his death.



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