Ardabil County

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Ardabil County
شهرستان اردبیل
Ardabil city map.jpg
Coordinates: 38°15′N 48°18′E / 38.250°N 48.300°E / 38.250; 48.300Coordinates: 38°15′N 48°18′E / 38.250°N 48.300°E / 38.250; 48.300
Country  Iran
Province Ardabil Province
Capital Ardabil
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Hir District
Population (2006)excluding parts later split off
 • Total 525,733
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Ardabil County at GEOnet Names Server

Ardabil County (Persian: شهرستان اردبیل‎‎) is a county in Ardabil Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Ardabil.[1] At the 2006 census, the county's population (including portions that were split off to form Sareyn County) was 542,930, in 131,950 families, excluding those portions, the population was 525,733, in 128,013 families.[2] The county has two districts: the Central District and Hir District. The county has two cities: Ardabil and Hir.