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  1. Qomnoun

    A city in Iran.

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  1. Qom

    Qom (also spelled as "Ghom", "Ghum", or "Qum") (Persian: قم [ɢom] (listen)) is the seventh largest metropolis and also the seventh largest city in Iran. Qom is the capital of Qom Province. It is located 140 km (87 mi) to the south of Tehran. At the 2016 census, its population was 1,201,158. It is situated on the banks of the Qom River. Qom is considered holy in Shi'a Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatimah bint Musa, sister of Imam Ali ibn Musa Rida (Persian: Imam Reza; 789–816). The city is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world, and is a significant destination of pilgrimage, with around twenty million pilgrims visiting the city every year, the majority being Iranians but also other Shi'a Muslims from all around the world. Qom is also famous for a Persian brittle toffee known as sohan (Persian: سوهان), considered a souvenir of the city and sold by 2,000 to 2,500 "sohan" shops. Qom has developed into a lively industrial center owing in part to its proximity to Tehran. It is a regional center for the distribution of petroleum and petroleum products, and a natural gas pipeline from Bandar Anzali and Tehran and a crude oil pipeline from Tehran run through Qom to the Abadan refinery on the Persian Gulf. Qom gained additional prosperity when oil was discovered at Sarajeh near the city in 1956 and a large refinery was built between Qom and Tehran.

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  1. Qom

    Qom is a city in Iran.It is In between South Asia and West Asia It lies 156 kilometres by road southwest of Tehran and is the capital of Qom Province. At the 2006 census, its population was 957,496, in 241,827 families. It is situated on the banks of the Qom River. Qom is considered holy by Shi`a Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatema Mæ'sume, sister of Imam `Ali ibn Musa Rida. The city is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world, and is a significant destination of pilgrimage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of qom in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of qom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of qom in a Sentence

  1. Technology Younes Panahi:

    After the poisoning of several students in Qom … it became clear that people wanted all schools, especially girls’ schools, to be closed.

  2. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani:

    In the negotiations, we will not accept imposition, humiliation and the continuation of sanctions, like all of the days of the history of this revolution, the government desires the support of the people and especially the support of the people of Qom, the seminary and the senior clerics.

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