Ahvaz County

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Ahvaz County
شهرستان اهواز
County
Counties of Khuzestan Province
Counties of Khuzestan Province
Location of Khuzestan Province in Iran
Location of Khuzestan Province in Iran
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
Capital Ahvaz
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Hamidiyeh District
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 1,302,591
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Ahvaz County (Persian: شهرستان اهواز‎‎) is a county in Khuzestan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Ahvaz.[2] At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions that were later split off to form Bavi County) was 1,317,377, in 274,296 families; excluding those portions, the population was 1,127,230, in 239,666 families.[3] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Hamidiyeh District. The county has two cities: Ahvaz and Hamidiyeh.

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Coordinates: 31°19′39″N 48°41′38″E / 31.32750°N 48.69389°E / 31.32750; 48.69389