The History of Pirbakran
Pirbakran city is the capital of Pirbakran district which is one of the suburbs of Felavarjan town. It is located in the extremity of the central part of the town and its geographical position is 32 degrees and 36 minutes to the northern latitude and 51 degrees and 51 degrees and 26 to 36 minutes to the eastern latitude and is at a distance of 10 kilometers from Felavarjan and 20 kilometers from Esfahan. The total size of the city is 15 square kilometers and has a population of around 120000 people. The history of this city goes back to the discovery of Pirbakran Tomb which belongs to the eighth century of the Hegira calendar and the era of Oljayto monarchy. Pirbakran was one of the greatest scientists, teachers and learned persons of the second half of the seventh century and his original name was Mohammad. The shrine of Zeid-ebn-e Hasan-ebn-e Mousa, and the shrine of Esterakhatoun, which pertains to the Jewish people, and also the Banan Cave in the Mousa Mountain, which is of great respect for the Hebrew minority, are located in this city. The invaluable historical places of this city are: the Tomb of Pirbakran, the Baba Mahmoud Bridge and the Temple of Esterakhatoun which are listed among the rare and matchless historical buildings. Due to benefiting from suitable water and soil, the most common economical profession of these hard-working people is agriculture. Thus, around 50% of them are farmers, 25% are engaged in trading and business activities, and 25% are employed in industrial jobs.