ZENJAN, or Zanjan, a town of Persia, capital of the Khamseh province, about 205 m.
northwestern province of Zanjan.
The revolt at Zanjan in the north-west of Persia, headed by Mulla Muhammad `Ali Zanjani, also lasted seven or eight months (May-December 1850), while a serious but less protracted struggle was waged against the government at Niriz in Fars by Aga, Sayyid Yahya of Niriz.
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