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'''Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Farisi al Istakhri''' (aka '''Estakhri''', , i.e. from the Iranian city of Estakhr+, b. - d. 957 AD [346AH]) was a Persian+ medieval geographer in medieval Islam+ and traveler of the 10th century.

Estakhri created the earliest known account of windmill+s. His Arabic language works included ''masalik al-mamalik'' (مسالك الممالك, "Traditions of Countries") and ''Suwar al-Aqaaleem'' ( صور الاقاليم, "Shapes of the Climes").

He was a traveller whose geographical work has been translated into German by Mordtmann+. When Istakhari was in the Indus Valley+ he met another celebrated traveller, Ibn Haukul+.
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Estakhri+ Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Farisi al Istakhri (aka Estakhri, Persian: استخری‎‎, i.e. from the Iranian city of Estakhr, b.
Mian Qaleh, Fars+ Mian Qaleh (Persian: ميان قلعه‎‎, also Romanized as Mīān Qal‘eh and Mīyān Qal‘eh; also known as Estakhrī, Kūh-e Qal‘eh, Kūh-i-Qal‘eh, and Kūh Qal‘eh) is a village in Rudbal Rural District, in the Central District of Marvdasht County, Fars Province, Iran.
 Estarkhi+ Estarkhi (Persian: اسطرخي‎‎), also rendered as Estakhri, may refer to:
Estakhrak, Sistan and Baluchestan+ Estakhrak (Persian: استخرك‎‎; also known as Estaḩrak) is a village in Bazman Rural District, Bazman District, Iranshahr County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran.
 Estakhr-e Deraz+ Estakhr-e Deraz (Persian: استخردراز‎‎) may refer to:
Estakhr-e Mian Sahra+ Estakhr-e Mian Sahra (Persian: استخرميان صحرا‎‎, also Romanized as Estakhr-e Mīān Şaḩrā) is a village in Galehzan Rural District, in the Central District of Khomeyn County, Markazi Province, Iran.
Estakhru+ Estakhru (Persian: استخرو‎‎, also Romanized as Estakhrū; also known as Estārū) is a village in Nazil Rural District, Nukabad District, Khash County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran.
 Estakhr Sar, Gilan+ Estakhr Sar (Persian: استخرسر‎‎) is a village in Kojid Rural District, Rankuh District, Amlash County, Gilan Province, Iran.
Estar Khu+ Estar Khu (Persian: استرخو‎‎, also Romanized as Estar Khū; also known as Estakhr Khū) is a village in Kalat-e Hay-ye Sharqi Rural District, in the Central District of Meyami County, Semnan Province, Iran.
Estakhrak, South Khorasan+ Estakhrak (Persian: استخرك‎‎) is a village in Arabkhaneh Rural District, Shusef District, Nehbandan County, South Khorasan Province, Iran.