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Danesfahan is located in Iran
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N 49°44′32″E / 35.81083°N 49.74222°E / 35.81083; 49.74222Coordinates: 35°48′39″N 49°44′32″E / 35.81083°N 49.74222°E / 35.81083; 49.74222
Country Iran
CountyBuin Zahra
 (2016 Census)
 • Total9,434 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IDST)
Danesfahan at GEOnet Names Server

Danesfahan (Persian: دانسفهان‎, also Romanized as Dānesfahān; also known as Dānesfān and Danīsfahān)[2] is a city and capital of Ramand District, in Buin Zahra County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,687, in 2,141 families.[3]

Danesfahan lies several kilometres west of Sagezabad and several kilometres south of Esfarvarin. Historically it has been affected by earthquakes.[4]

People of Danesfahan are Tat and they speak the Tati language.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Danesfahan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3059208" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ Ambraseys, N. N.; Melville, C. P. (10 November 2005). A History of Persian Earthquakes. Cambridge University Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-521-02187-6. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
  5. ^ The Tati dialects in the Sociolinguistic Context of north-western Iran and Transcaucasia, Stilo, D. 1981: In: Iranian Studies 14.3/4, 137-187.
  6. ^ A Grammar of Southern Tati Dialects, Ehsan Yar-Shater, 1969.
  7. ^ Tats of Iran and Caucasus, Ali Abdoli, 2010.