Zarnaq

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For the village in Khoda Afarin County, see Zarnaq, Khoda Afarin. For the village in Tabriz County, see Zarnaq, Tabriz.
Zarnaq
زرنق
city
Zarnaq is located in Iran
Zarnaq
Zarnaq
Coordinates: 38°05′28″N 47°04′58″E / 38.09111°N 47.08278°E / 38.09111; 47.08278Coordinates: 38°05′28″N 47°04′58″E / 38.09111°N 47.08278°E / 38.09111; 47.08278
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Heris
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,766
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Zarnaq (Persian: زرنق‎; also known as Zaraq, Zarnā, and Zerna)[1] is a city in the Central District of Heris County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4,766, in 1,132 families.[2]

In the wake of White Revolution (early 1960s) a clan of Mohammad Khanlu tribe, comprising 35 households, used Zarnaq as their winter quarters. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zarnaq can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3089167" 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. ^ P. Oberling, “The Tribes of Qarāca Dāġ,” Oriens 17, 1964, p. 69