Local nameخرم آباد

Khorramabad, alternatively romanized as Khorramābād, Khoramabad, Khurramabad, Khorram Abad, Xurremabad, Xorramâbâd or Khur Ramābād, is a city in the Central District of Khorramabad County, Lorestan province, Iran, and serves as capital of the district, the county, and the province.

At the 2006 National Census, its population was 328,544 in 75,945 households. The following census in 2011 counted 348,216 people in 94,747 households. The latest census in 2016 showed a population of 373,416 people in 109,231 households.Khorramabad is in the Zagros Mountains. Khorramabad Airport is 3 km south of the city proper. Khorramabad is the largest Luri-speaking city in Iran.The city population is predominantly Lur. Although not a major tourist destination, it is quite scenic and possesses several attractions, such as five Paleolithic cave-dwelling sites. In the city center, a tall citadel called Falak-ol-Aflak, a relic of the Sassanid era, is now a nationally popular museum.

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Coordinates 33°29'3.159" N 48°21'13.779" E

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