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For the administrative subdivision, see Malekan County. For the village in Isfahan Province, see Malakan, Isfahan.
Malekan is located in Iran
Coordinates: 37°08′45″N 46°06′10″E / 37.14583°N 46.10278°E / 37.14583; 46.10278Coordinates: 37°08′45″N 46°06′10″E / 37.14583°N 46.10278°E / 37.14583; 46.10278
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Malekan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 23,989
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Malekan (Turkish: melik kendi; also Romanized as Malekān; formerly, Malik Kandi (ترکی آذربایجانی: مَلِك كَندی), also Romanized as Malek Kandī and Malikkand)[1] is a city in and the capital of Malekan County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 23,989, in 6,356 families.[2]


  1. ^ Malekan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3073763" 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.