Bandar Deylam

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Bandar Deylam
Bandar Deylam is located in Iran
Bandar Deylam
Bandar Deylam
Coordinates: 30°03′15″N 50°09′32″E / 30.05417°N 50.15889°E / 30.05417; 50.15889Coordinates: 30°03′15″N 50°09′32″E / 30.05417°N 50.15889°E / 30.05417; 50.15889
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr
County Deylam
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 19,829
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Bandar Deylam (Persian: بندرديلم‎‎; also Romanized as Bandar-e Deylam and Bandar Dīlam; also known as Bandar-e Delam; also known simply as Deylam or Dīlam)[1] is a port city in and capital of Deylam County, Bushehr Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 19,829, in 4,426 families.[2]

On February 16, 2005 a large explosion was reported close to the site of a newly built nuclear power plant. Iranian officials later announced that the explosion was caused by construction work on a dam at Kowsar, near Deylam.


  1. ^ Bandar Deylam can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055112" 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.