Bam County

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Bam County
شهرستان بم
Location in Kerman Province
Location in Kerman Province
Bam County is located in Iran
Bam County
Bam County
Location of Bam County in Iran
Coordinates: 29°04′48″N 58°21′00″E / 29.08000°N 58.35000°E / 29.08000; 58.35000Coordinates: 29°04′48″N 58°21′00″E / 29.08000°N 58.35000°E / 29.08000; 58.35000
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
Capital Bam
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District
Population (2006)
 • Total 118,037
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Bam County (Persian: شهرستان بم‎) is a county in Kerman Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Bam. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including portions later split off to form Fahraj County, Narmashir County, and Rigan County) was 277,835, in 67,639 families; excluding those portions, the population was 118,037 in 31,124 families.[1] The county has one district (bakhsh): the Central District. The county has two cities: Bam, Baravat.

Arg e Bam (Bam Citadel) and its cultural landscape is located in Bam County.