Ahvaz County

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Ahvaz County
شهرستان اهواز
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
Capital Ahvaz
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Hamidiyeh District
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,127,230
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Ahvaz County (Persian: شهرستان اهواز‎) is a county in Khuzestan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Ahvaz.[1] At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions that were later split off to form Bavi County) was 1,317,377, in 274,296 families; excluding those portions, the population was 1,127,230, in 239,666 families.[2] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Hamidiyeh District. The county has two cities: Ahvaz and Hamidiyeh.


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Coordinates: 31°19′39″N 48°41′38″E / 31.32750°N 48.69389°E / 31.32750; 48.69389