Pol-e Dokhtar

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For the administrative subdivision, see Poldokhtar County.
Poldokhtar
پلدختر
city
POLDOKHTAR.jpg
Poldokhtar is located in Iran
Poldokhtar
Poldokhtar
Coordinates: 33°09′13″N 47°42′49″E / 33.15361°N 47.71361°E / 33.15361; 47.71361Coordinates: 33°09′13″N 47°42′49″E / 33.15361°N 47.71361°E / 33.15361; 47.71361
Country  Iran
Province Lorestan
County Poldokhtar
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 22,558
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Pol-e Dokhtar (Persian: پلدختر‎, meaning Bridge of the Daughter, also Romanized as Pol Dokhtar and Pul-i-Dukhtar)[1] is a city in and capital of Pol-e Dokhtar County, Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 22,558, in 5,131 families.[2]

Pol-e-Dokhtar is approximately 100 kilometres from Khorramabad, the provincial capital. Just north of the city resides the remains of an ancient bridge, which, along with others in this area, has been submitted as a potential UNESCO World Heritage site.[3]

Monuments[edit]

Cave kalmakareh[edit]

In 1368 a unique treasure in the cave was discovered Klmakareh Poldokhtar city, according to Mehr news agency, it can take into account the six treasures of the ancient world.

Kogan cave[edit]

Cogan cave is located in ashkanian East Poldokhtar city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pol-e Dokhtar can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078454" 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. 
  3. ^ The Collection of Historical Bridges - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

External links[edit]

Pol-e Dokhtar bridge