Bardaskan County

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Bardaskan - بردسکن
The Symbol of Bardaskan
The Symbol of Bardaskan
Bardaskan - بردسکن is located in Iran
Bardaskan - بردسکن
Bardaskan - بردسکن
Location of Sabzevar in Iran
Coordinates: 35°17′N 57°40′E / 35.283°N 57.667°E / 35.283; 57.667
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
Population (2006)
 • Total 68,392
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 0532
Bardaskan County at GEOnet Names Server

Bardaskan (Persian: بردسکن‎) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the province is Mashhad. Bardaskan in sundry times called Baradaskan باردسکن or Berdaskan برداسکن, The history of Bardaskan goes to 14th century. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 68,392, in 18,229 families.[1] The county has three districts (bakhsh): Central District, Anabad District, and Shahrabad District. The county has three cities: Bardaskan (the capital), Anabad, and Shahrabad.

Azad University is the only high education center since 2000. Saffron, Pistachio and Fig are main products from the county.


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. Nowadays Bardaskan has 3 towns and 293 villages. 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 the Bardaskan are Sabzevar city (in the North) Khalil Abad (in the east) Tabas (in the south) and semnan (in the west).

Main sights[edit]

Aliabd Tower

External links[edit]