Bandar-e Imam Khomeini

Bandar-e Imam Khomeini (bänˈdär-ā ēˈmäm khōˌmānēˈ) [key], town (1991 est. pop. 56,998), Khuzestan prov., SW Iran, a port at the head of the Persian Gulf. It is the southern terminus of the Trans-Iranian Railway, which runs to the Caspian Sea. The town was formerly known as Bandar-e Shahpur.

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