Poldasht

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For the administrative subdivision, see Poldasht County. For the city in Tehran Province, see Pakdasht.
Poldasht
پلدشت
city
Poldasht is located in Iran
Poldasht
Poldasht
Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111
Country  Iran
Province West Azerbaijan
County Poldasht
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,584
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Poldasht (Persian: پلدشت‎; also Romanized as Pol Dasht, Pol’desht, Pol-e Dasht, and Pul Dasht; also known as Araplar)[1] is a city in and the capital of Poldasht County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,584, in 2,205 families.[2] The city lies on the western bank of the Aras River.

Poldasht is a Persian word meaning arable land by the bridge. Adjacent to Poldasht city is the Aras River Dam and an Iranian border terminal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poldasht can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078448" 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.