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Baft is located in Iran
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 (2016 Census)
 • Total 34,517 [1]
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s) 0347422

Baft (Persian: بافت‎, also Romanized as Bāft)[2] is a city and 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.[3] Notably, Baft is one of the highest cities in Iran[according to whom?], at an elevation of about 2,267 metres (7,438 ft).[4]

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.[5] Khabr National Park has a rich flora (about 750 species) and about 120 endemic species.


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  2. ^ 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".
  3. ^ "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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  5. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre (2007) Khabr National Park and Ruchun Wildlife Refuge, web page, online at, visited 2015-03-28