Ajab Shir

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For the administrative subdivision, see Ajab Shir County.
Ajab Shir
عجب شير
Ajab Shir is located in Iran
Ajab Shir
Ajab Shir
Coordinates: 37°28′39″N 45°53′39″E / 37.47750°N 45.89417°E / 37.47750; 45.89417Coordinates: 37°28′39″N 45°53′39″E / 37.47750°N 45.89417°E / 37.47750; 45.89417
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Ajab Shir
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 26,235
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Ajab Shir (Persian: عجب شير‎‎; also Romanized as ‘Ajab Shīr; also known as Ajabshahr)[1] is a city in and the capital of Ajab Shir County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.The city's population is Azerbaijanis. At the 2006 census, its population was 26,235, in 6,767 families.[2]


  1. ^ Ajab Shir can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3052112" 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.