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Full nameNajafabad
Official nameNajafabad
Native nameنجف آباد
Settlement typecity
Total Population206114 (2006)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIRST (UTC+3:30)
- Summer (DST)IRDT (UTC+4:30)

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Najafabad ( , also Romanized as Najafābād and Nejafābād) 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 of Isfahan 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.

One of the attractions of Najafabad is "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 for the honor of his death.

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