From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the ancient inscription near to Bisotun, see Behistun Inscription. For the administrative subdivision, see Bisotun District. For the village in Fars Province, see Bisotun, Fars.
Bisotun is located in Iran
Coordinates: 34°23′59″N 47°26′42″E / 34.39972°N 47.44500°E / 34.39972; 47.44500Coordinates: 34°23′59″N 47°26′42″E / 34.39972°N 47.44500°E / 34.39972; 47.44500
Country  Iran
Province Kermanshah
County Harsin
Bakhsh Bisotun
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,075
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Bisotun (Persian: بيستون‎; also Romanized as Bīsotūn; also known as Bīsītan and Bīsītūn)[1] is a city in and the capital of Bisotun District, in Harsin County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 2,075, in 527 families.[2]


  1. ^ Bisotun can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3056492" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.