Fathabad, Jiroft

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فتح اباد
Fathabad is located in Iran
Coordinates: 28°39′36″N 57°09′04″E / 28.66000°N 57.15111°E / 28.66000; 57.15111Coordinates: 28°39′36″N 57°09′04″E / 28.66000°N 57.15111°E / 28.66000; 57.15111
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
County Jiroft
Bakhsh Central
Rural District Esfandaqeh
Population (2006)
 • Total 220
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Fathabad (Persian: فتح اباد‎, also Romanized as Fatḩābād; also known as Gāvkosh)[1] is a village in Esfandaqeh Rural District, in the Central District of Jiroft County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 220, in 58 families.[2]

It is one of many sites in the district that have been proposed for the lost city of Alexandria Carmania founded by Alexander the Great.


  1. ^ Fathabad can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3062839" 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.