Abyek

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Abyek

آبيك
City
Abyek is located in Iran
Abyek
Abyek
Coordinates: 36°02′24″N 50°31′52″E / 36.04000°N 50.53111°E / 36.04000; 50.53111Coordinates: 36°02′24″N 50°31′52″E / 36.04000°N 50.53111°E / 36.04000; 50.53111
Country Iran
ProvinceQazvin
CountyAbyek
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total60,107 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IDST)
Abyek at GEOnet Names Server

Abyek (Persian: آبيك‎, also Romanized as Ābyek, Abiak, and Abiyek; also known as Abiak Sarāi)[2] is a city and capital of Abyek County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census its population was 47,233, in 11,989 families.[3]

Abyek lies roughly halfway between Qazvin to the northwest and Karaj to the southeast. It has a major cement factory, which is responsible for air pollution in the area.

Abyek Historical population
YearPop.±%
19762,568—    
198617,074+564.9%
199632,843+92.4%
200647,233+43.8%
2011104,417+121.1%
[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Abyek can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3051728" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Abyek at Wikimedia Commons