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Shirāz is located in the foothills of the Zagros Mountains in Iran at 29°37′N 52°32′E and elevation of about 1500 meters (5200 ft).
In relation to its neighboring provinces, Yazd and Khouzestan, Shirāz has a more moderate climate, with warm/hot summers and mild winters.
Shirāz is famous for its Persian Carpet production and flowers as well. It is also believed that the name of the Shiraz grape originates from here as well (although the grape itself has been shown, through genetic testing, to have originated in France.)

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Remnant columns of Takht e Jamshid Palace Panorama of Perspolise Gate to Takht i Jamshid
Remnant columns of Takhti Jamshid Palace   View of Perspolise  

Shiraz is most likely more than 3000 years old. The earliest reference to the city is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC, found in June of 1970, while digging to make a kiln for a brick making factory in SW corner of the city. The tablets written in ancient Elamite, name a city called Tiraziš. Phonetically, this is interpreted as /tiračis/ or /ćiračis/. This name became Old Persian /širājiš/; through regular sound change comes the modern Persian name Shirāz. The name Shiraz also appears on clay sealings found at Qasr-i Abu Nasr, a Sassanid ruin, east of the city, (2nd century A.D.) . Incidentally the oldest sample of wine in the world dating to approximately 7000 years ago was also discovered on clay jars recovered outside of Shiraz.

Achaemenid Soldiers Tomb of Cyrus Kourosh of Persia Karim Khan Zand Citadel
Bas Relif & Engrave of Soldiers in Passargad   Tomb (Mausoleum) of Cyrus, the Great, Founder of Achaemenid dynasty (560 BC) Castle of Karim Khan Zand

Shiraz is accessible via freeways to Esfahan, and roadways to Bushehr and the Persian Gulf. A metro urban railway system is being built by the Shiraz urban railway organization.
Shiraz International Airport serves as the largest airport in the south provincial region of Iran. It has direct flight connections to Dubai, Bahrain, and Qatar.
Reference : WikiPedia