Dowreh County

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Dowreh County
شهرستان دوره
Chegeni County
County
Counties of Lorestan Province
Counties of Lorestan Province
Location of Lorestan Province in Iran
Location of Lorestan Province in Iran
Country  Iran
Province Lorestan Province
Capital Sarab-e Dowreh
Bakhsh (Districts)
Population (2006)
 • Total 44,146
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Dowreh County (Do Râh Persian: شهرستان دوره‎, and Chegeni County Persian: شهرستان چگني[1]), is a county in Lorestan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Sarab-e Dowreh. It was separated from Khorramabad County in 2007. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 44,146, in 9,722 families.[2] The county has two cities: Sarab-e Dowreh and Veysian.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The county is subdivided into three districts (bakhsh): Chegeni District (Central District), Shahivand District, and Veysian District, and further subdivided into six rural districts (dehestans): Dowreh, Teshkan, North Kashkan, South Kashkan, Shurab and Veysian.[1] There are 193 villages in the county.[1] Kashkan Rural District was divided into North Kashkan and South Kashkan in December 2007.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "تاريخچه شهرستان - موقعيت جغرافيايي شهرستان چگني:" [History of city - Geographical location Chegeni County:] (in Persian). Lorestan province. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ "تصویب نامه درخصوص اصلاحات تقسیمات كشوری در استان لرستان - وزارت کشور" [Approved amendment to the divisions in the province - Ministry of Interior]. Laws and Regulations Portal of the Islamic Republic of Iran. 23 December 2007. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. 

Coordinates: 33°33′46″N 48°01′17″E / 33.562803°N 48.021388°E / 33.562803; 48.021388