Nehbandan

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For the administrative subdivision, see Nehbandan County.
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Nehbandan
نهبندان
city
Nehbandan is located in Iran
Nehbandan
Nehbandan
Coordinates: 31°32′31″N 60°02′11″E / 31.54194°N 60.03639°E / 31.54194; 60.03639Coordinates: 31°32′31″N 60°02′11″E / 31.54194°N 60.03639°E / 31.54194; 60.03639
Country  Iran
Province South Khorasan
County Nehbandan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 15,998
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IDST (UTC+4:30)
Nehbandan at GEOnet Names Server

Nehbandan (Persian: نهبندان‎, also Romanized as Nehbandān and Nahbandan; also known as Neh)[1] is a city in, and the capital of, Nehbandan County, South Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 15,998, in 3,817 families.[2] The majority of people are Persians speaking a Farsi dialect called Nehi. A large number are Baloch and speak the Balochi language. Besides from that there are many afghans living in the area, both refugees and second or third generation afghans.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nehbandan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3076793" 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.