Ben, Iran

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For the administrative subdivision, see Ben District.
Ben, Iran
Coordinates: 32°32′33″N 50°44′40″E / 32.54250°N 50.74444°E / 32.54250; 50.74444Coordinates: 32°32′33″N 50°44′40″E / 32.54250°N 50.74444°E / 32.54250; 50.74444
Country  Iran
Province Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari
County Shahrekord
Bakhsh Ben
Elevation[1] 2,300 m (7,500 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,699
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Ben Whirlpool.

Ben (Persian: بن‎‎, also Romanized as Bain and Ban)[1] is a city in and the capital of Ben District, Shahrekord County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 11,699, in 3,141 families.[2]


  1. ^ Ben, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055983" 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.