Karun, Khuzestan

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For the administrative subdivision, see Karun County.
Karun is located in Iran
Coordinates: 31°14′29″N 48°39′09″E / 31.24139°N 48.65250°E / 31.24139; 48.65250Coordinates: 31°14′29″N 48°39′09″E / 31.24139°N 48.65250°E / 31.24139; 48.65250
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
County Karun
Bakhsh Central
Villages merged into city January 23, 2013[1]
Population (2006)
 • Total 64,546
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Karun (Persian: کارون‎; formerly Kut-e Abdollah) is a city in and the capital of Karun County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. On 23 January 2013, Kut-e Abdollah village was merged with the villages of Khazami, Darvishabad, Shariati-ye Yek, Kut-e Navaser, Kuy-e Montazeri, Gavmishabad, Gondamakar and Hadiabad and created a city.[2] The population of the city in 2006 population census was 64,546 in 11,853 families.[3]