it is a small research about similarities and differences between Yazd and Phoenix.
Yazd-"the bride of the desert"-Coordinates 31°54′N 54°22′E. Elevation:The city itself is located at 1203 m. above sea-level.southern and Southern West Mountains, Shirkoh.Eastern Mountains bon lokht and bajegan.Deserts are Dasht-e Kavir desert and the Dasht-e Lut. Also Yazd is the driest major city in Iran.
Phoenix-Valley of the Sun-Coordinates 33°26′54″N 112°04′26″W.Elevation:1,117 ft (340 m).Desert:Sonoran Desert.Phoenix has an arid climate and also the Salt River course runs westward through the city.