Bajestan

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For the administrative subdivisions, see Bajestan County and Bajestan Rural District.
Bajestan
بجستان
city
Bajestan is located in Iran
Bajestan
Bajestan
Coordinates: 34°30′59″N 58°11′04″E / 34.51639°N 58.18444°E / 34.51639; 58.18444Coordinates: 34°30′59″N 58°11′04″E / 34.51639°N 58.18444°E / 34.51639; 58.18444
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
County Bajestan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,136
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Bajestan at GEOnet Names Server

Bajestan (Persian: بجستان‎‎, also Romanized as Bajestān and Bejestān; also known as Bījestān and Bījistān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Bajestan County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 11,136, in 3,090 families.[2]

The most important products of Bajestan are saffron[3] and pomegranate.

The city has a dry climate with significant difference between day and night temperatures. It is a fast-growing city, thus becoming one of the major centres in the south of Razavi Khorasan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bajestan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3054859" 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. 
  3. ^ Saffron studies