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For the administrative subdivision, see Bane County. For the village in Lorestan Province, see Baneh, Lorestan. For the village in Markazi Province, see Baneh, Markazi.
Iran - Kordestan Province - Bane - Arbaba.jpg
Baneh is located in Iran
Coordinates: 35°59′51″N 45°53′07″E / 35.99750°N 45.88528°E / 35.99750; 45.88528Coordinates: 35°59′51″N 45°53′07″E / 35.99750°N 45.88528°E / 35.99750; 45.88528
Country  Iran
Province Kurdistan
County Baneh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2011)
 • Total 90,304
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Baneh (Persian: بانه‎; Kurdish: بانه‌‎, Bane; also Romanized as Bāneh)[1] is a city in and capital of Baneh County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 90,304.[2] Baneh is one of the sites that still have their unique forests.


panorama photo of the Baaneh city (November 2013)


People of Baneh mainly speak Sorani dialect of Kurdish Language. There is also a few citizens in government offices which speak Persian.


  1. ^ Baneh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055216" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (EXCEL) on 2011-11-11.