Hamadan vs Ecbatana - What's the difference?

hamadan | ecbatana |


As proper nouns the difference between hamadan and ecbatana

is that hamadan is a city in western iran while ecbatana is (label) (city in iran).

hamadan

English

Alternative forms

* * (l),

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • a city in western Iran
  • Synonyms

    * (historical name) (l)

    ecbatana

    English

    (Ecbatana)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (historical) Ancient city in Iran on the site of modern Hamadan. The capital of Media and subsequently a royal residence of Persian and Parthian kings.