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Symbol of Bardaskan
Symbol of Bardaskan
Bardaskan is located in Iran
Coordinates: 35°15′39″N 57°58′11″E / 35.26083°N 57.96972°E / 35.26083; 57.96972Coordinates: 35°15′39″N 57°58′11″E / 35.26083°N 57.96972°E / 35.26083; 57.96972
Country Iran
ProvinceRazavi Khorasan
 (2016 Census)
 • Total28,233 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Bardaskan at GEOnet Names Server

Bardaskan (Persian: بردسكن‎; also Romanized as Badar Askān, Badr Eshkand, Bardāskan, Bardāskand, Bardeshkand, Bardeskan, and Būdraskān also known as Torshiz)[2] is a city and capital of Bardaskan County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran.

Geographical position, weather, jobs, products and roads[edit]

Bardaskan is located in the Khorasan Razavi province at the margin of the north part of Namak Desert (salt desert). Its area is 8535 km2. Altitude of Bardaskan is 985 meter. The weather in the north part of Bardaskan is cold and in the south and central parts changes from semi dry to hot and dry. Annual raining average is 150 mm. Bardaskan`s temperature in the hottest summer day is nearly 45 °C And in the coldest winter night is -5 °C. There in not any permanent river in the Bardaskan but there are several seasonal rivers. Main jobs in Bardaskan are farming and animal husbandry. Staple crops in Bardaskan are wheat, barley, cotton cumin seed, and pistachio, Saffron, pomegranate, fig and grape products. Neighboring cities by Bardaskan are Sabzevar (in the North) Khalilabad (in the east) Tabas (in the south) and Semnan (in the west).

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  2. ^ Bardaskan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055478" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

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