Deyr County

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Dayyer County
شهرستان دَیِّر
Location in Bushehr Province
Location in Bushehr Province
Location of Bushehr Province in Iran
Location of Bushehr Province in Iran
Coordinates: 28°02′N 51°42′E / 28.033°N 51.700°E / 28.033; 51.700Coordinates: 28°02′N 51°42′E / 28.033°N 51.700°E / 28.033; 51.700
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr Province
Capital Bandar Dayyer
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Bord Khun District
Population (2006)
 • Total 48,488
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Deyr County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206095" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

Dayyer County (Persian: شهرستان دَیِّر‎‎) is a county in Bushehr Province in Iran. The capital is Bandar dayyer (Persian: بندر دَیِر‎‎). At the 2006 census, the county's population was 48,488, in 10,036 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Bord Khun District. The county has four cities: Bandar dayyer, Bord Khun (Persian: بُردِخون), Abdan (Persian: آبدان), and Bardestan (Persian: بَردِستان).

Dayyer county is one of the nine counties in Bushehr Province, Iran. It has an area of 4000 km2.[citation needed]

Some historians believe that dayyer county was exclusively inhabited by Jews, but by years the Muslims settled in the county, plus a large proportion of dayyer county’s Jews converted to Islam during the Safavid dynasty.[citation needed] The population nowadays is Muslim while the Jewish inhabitants has left the county in 1979, Persians, Arabs, Hebrews, Sumerians & Blacks are the major races in dayyer, the citizens of dayyer speaks various forms of Persian languages including Persian and the local dayyer .[citation needed] The capital of the county is Bandar dayye rwhich is considered as prominent harbor in Persian Gulf.

dayyer County is bounded by the Persian Gulf to the west & south, Tangestan County & Dashti county to the north, Kangan County and Jam County to the east.

dayyer County has a climate that is mostly arid or semiarid. The highest point in the county is Mount Drang at 1,223 m. Natural gas extracted in the county. Wheat, tomatoes, corn, and other grains are grown. There is a local Fishing industry.

dayyer county includes three small towns & four villages, besides several small islands such as Khan island and it has an area of 800 hectares, Nakhilu island and it has an area of 75 hectares.

Climate & Water: dayyer county has a very hot & humid summer, the temperature could reach 47 °C some times. Mond River is the only river in dayyer county, and there is plenty of spring water.

Animal & Birds: dayyer county has variant animals & birds species such as camels, deer, foxes, rabbites, owls, hawks & Flamingo, while caracals, striped hyenas, wolves & Jackels rarely can be sighted. Mond natural reservation has an area of 464 km2, it conserve local animals and plants.


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