Hecatompylos overview
Other name(s) Saddarvazeh
Modern name(s) Shahr-e Qumis
Region Zagros, Elam, and Iran
Latitude 35.9531961 N suggest info
Longitude 54.11789226 E
Status Accurate location
Info Capital of the Parthian Arsacid dynasty

It is estimated to have had an area of 28 km² at its peak, which would indicate a population in the tens of thousands.
Iron age settlement
time frame from circa 1000 BCE to 330 BCE
Seleucid rule
time frame from 330 BCE to 238 BCE
Parthian empire
time frame from 238 BCE
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35.953196, 54.117892 === 35.953196 N, 54.117892 E === 35° 57' 11.5" N, 54° 7' 4.4" E
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Nearest sites Tepe Hissar, circa 32.8 km (20.4 mi) north-east
Qala Khandan Teppe, circa 100.8 km (62.6 mi) north
Shah Tepe, circa 111.7 km (69.4 mi) north
Tureng Tepe, circa 117.3 km (72.9 mi) north-east
Turan Teppe, circa 120.2 km (74.7 mi) north-east
Gohar Tepe, circa 103.2 km (64.1 mi) north-west
Emamshahr, Shahrud, circa 92.2 km (57.3 mi) north-east
Tepe Bazgir, circa 169.6 km (105.4 mi) north-east
Sumbar, circa 300.2 km (186.5 mi) north-east
Raga, Rhagae, Rhages, Arsacia, Rey, Ray, Shahr-e-Ray, circa 243.9 km (151.5 mi) west
Nushabad, circa 320.9 km (199.4 mi) south-west
Sialk, circa 331.4 km (205.9 mi) south-west
Kelardasht, Kelar mound, circa 271.6 km (168.8 mi) west
Tepe Sagzabad, circa 375.6 km (233.4 mi) west
[Placemark], circa 375.6 km (233.4 mi) west
Ozbaki, circa 317.8 km (197.5 mi) west
Pasargadai, circa 645.5 km (401.1 mi) south
Estakhr, circa 673.7 km (418.6 mi) south
Takht-i Rustam, circa 675.5 km (419.8 mi) south
Parsa, Persepolis, circa 679 km (421.9 mi) south
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Database ID 1670, created 10 Sep 2012, 23:54, Last changed 10 Sep 2012, 23:56