Behshahr County

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Behshahr County

شهرستان بهشهر

Ashraf (اشرف)
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Counties of Mazandaran Province
Counties of Mazandaran Province
Location of Mazandaran Province in Iran
Location of Mazandaran Province in Iran
Coordinates: 36°41′N 53°44′E / 36.683°N 53.733°E / 36.683; 53.733Coordinates: 36°41′N 53°44′E / 36.683°N 53.733°E / 36.683; 53.733
Country Iran
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Yaneh Sar District
 • Total1,416.27 km2 (546.82 sq mi)
 • Total154,957
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
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Behshahr County (Persian: شهرستان بهشهر‎, Šahrestân-e Behšahr; Mazanderani: اَشرِفِ شهرستون‎, Ašref-e-Šahrestun) is a county on the Caspian Sea, in Mazandaran Province of northern Iran.


The capital of the county is Behshahr. The most important towns of the county are Behshahr and Rostamkola.

At the 2006 census, the county's population was 154,957, in 40,432 families.[2]

The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Yaneh Sar District.

The county has three cities: Behshahr, Rostamkola, and Khalil Shahr.


  1. ^ Mozaffa F.; Aghae Y.; Taghvaei M.; Shaykh Baygloo R. (Winter 2011). "Analysis of Intraregional Disparities of Development in Mazandaran Ostan" (PDF). Geography and Environmental Planning. 40 (4): 13–28. Retrieved 23 August 2013. Check date values in: |year= / |date= mismatch (help)
  2. ^ "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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