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Mapping Iran’s Nuclear Sites

May 24, 2012

Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant: Located on the Gulf coast, construction began by German companies in 1975. Russian co-operation helped the plant begin delivering electricity to the national grid by September 12, 2011, making it the first civilian nuclear power plant in the Middle East. Google
Interactive: Mapping Iran’s Nuclear Sites — Al Jazeera

Zoom for info on enrichment centres, reactors, uranium mines and Middle East’s first civilian nuclear power plant.

Iran faces growing scrutiny from the West over a nuclear programme which Tehran says is intended only for peaceful purposes, such as energy generation and medical research.

The US, Israel and several European countries dispute that, contending that Iran is set on developing nuclear weapons capabilities and calling for Tehran to submit to vigorous inspection by International Atomic Energy Agency monitors.

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My Comment: A rather good interactive map of Iran’s nuclear sites. Check it out.