Chah Bahar County
|Chah Bahar County
|— County —|
|Province||Sistan and Baluchestan|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Dashtiari District, Polan District|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
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Chah Bahar County (Persian: شهرستان چابهار) is a county in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. The capital of the county is Chah Bahar. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 214,017, in 41,532 families. The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Dashtiari District, and Polan District. The county has two cities: Chah Bahar and Negur.
As of 2008, more than half of the population are living in rural areas; the urban population is 77,128, of which a majority reside in Chabahar city. The aboriginal residents in the city of Chabahar are the Baluchis. In recent years, many people have immigrated to Chabahar from other parts of Iran to find a better life. Immigration changed Chabahar's face dramatically. Today's Chabahar is a mix of different ethnicities including Baluchs, Turks, Sistanis or Zabolis and other Persians.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2010-11-16.
- Sistan and Baluchistan annual population statistics 2008:http://www.sb-ostan.ir/DesktopModules/OrgAmar/OrgAmar_813_64.pdf
- اطلس گیتاشناسی استانهای ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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