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For other places with the same name, see Sorkheh (disambiguation).
Sorkheh is located in Iran
Coordinates: 35°27′48″N 53°12′50″E / 35.46333°N 53.21389°E / 35.46333; 53.21389Coordinates: 35°27′48″N 53°12′50″E / 35.46333°N 53.21389°E / 35.46333; 53.21389
Country  Iran
Province Semnan
County Sorkheh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 9,062
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Language(s) Sorkhei, Persian

Sorkheh (Persian: سرخه‎, also Romanized as Surkheh)[1] is a city in and the capital of Sorkheh County, in Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 9,062, in 2,686 families.[2] Sorkhei, a Semnani dialect, is still spoken by some of its inhabitants.

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  1. ^ Sorkheh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3086232" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (EXCEL) on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ Rouhani, Hassan (2008). Memoirs of Hassan Rouhani; Vol. 1: The Islamic Revolution (in Persian). Tehran, Iran: Center for Strategic Research. ISBN 978-600-5914-80-1.