Baft

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Baft
بافت
city
Baft is located in Iran
Baft
Baft
Coordinates: 29°13′59″N 56°36′08″E / 29.23306°N 56.60222°E / 29.23306; 56.60222Coordinates: 29°13′59″N 56°36′08″E / 29.23306°N 56.60222°E / 29.23306; 56.60222
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
County Baft
Bakhsh Central
Elevation 2,280 m (7,480 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 35,008
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 0347422

Baft (Persian: بافت‎‎, also Romanized as Bāft)[1] is a city in and the capital of Baft County, Kerman Province, Iran. Baft is located 155 kilometres (96 mi) southwest of Kerman. At the 2006 census, its population was 35,008, in 8,265 families.[2] Notably, Baft is one of the highest cities in Iran[according to whom?], at an elevation of about 2,267 metres (7,438 ft).[3]

Khabr National Park[edit]

Baft is one of the natural area in Iran. Within its local is the Khabr National Park which has been submitted by Iran as a UNESCO world heritage site.[4] Khabr National Park has a rich flora (about 750 species) and about 120 endemic species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baft can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3054465" 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. 
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  4. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre (2007) Khabr National Park and Ruchun Wildlife Refuge, web page, online at http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5219/, visited 2015-03-28