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Language of Origin: Farsi (Persian)

قم
Place Qum, Iran

Qum is a city in Iran. situated on the banks of the Qum River, it is 97 miles (156 km) by road southwest of Tehran. Qum is considered holy by Shi`a Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatema Mæ'sume, sister of Imam `Ali ibn Musa Rida. The city is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world, and is a significant destination of pilgrimage.


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