Shush, Iran

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For the administrative subdivision, see Shush County. For the villages in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, see Shush-e Olya and Shush-e Sofla.
Shush
شوش
city
Shush is located in Iran
Shush
Shush
Coordinates: 32°11′39″N 48°14′37″E / 32.19417°N 48.24361°E / 32.19417; 48.24361Coordinates: 32°11′39″N 48°14′37″E / 32.19417°N 48.24361°E / 32.19417; 48.24361
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
County Shush
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 53,897
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Shush (Persian: شوش‎; also Romanized as Shūsh, Shoosh, and by name of the ancient nearby city: Sūsa)[1] is a city in and the capital of Shush County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 53,897, in 10,689 families.[2] Shush is populated by Bakhtiari Lurs, located beside ancient Susa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shush, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3085498" 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.