عنوان مقاله [English]
The city of Kamu va Chogan is one of the major historical settlements in the central region of the Iranian Plateau preserving the rural characteristics of its earlier days. One of the most prominent cultural features of the city is its agriculture as the majority of the population depends on it for their economic needs. The identificatory function of the agricultural economy which impacts different layers of the inhabitants’ social and individual lives, has created a unique picture of cultural relationships that can be examined as agricultural landscape. Understanding the agricultural landscape of Kamu va Chogan is significant with regards to how it can help us make better-informed and accurately-envisioned decisions to preserve and sustainably develop this landscape in the future. Moreover, to understand this landscape, it is necessary to discern its identificatory elements or the elements that have emerged through the interactions of its inhabitants with the natural environment. Therefore, this study seeks the quiddity of the agricultural landscape of Kamu va Chogan using the case study model and analysis of content to evaluate available data. To accomplish this, the various elements of the agricultural landscape were explained following an examination of these elements found in the landscape of Kamu va Chogan. Furthermore, they were categorised into the three groups of agricultural lands, agricultural products, and agricultural society. Finally, after an in-depth explanation and examination of these elements, strategies for their preservation and development were presented.