Ferdows County

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Ferdows County
شهرستان فردوس
County
Map of Ferdows County in South Khorasan province
Map of Ferdows County in South Khorasan province
Coordinates: 34°10′N 57°40′E / 34.167°N 57.667°E / 34.167; 57.667Coordinates: 34°10′N 57°40′E / 34.167°N 57.667°E / 34.167; 57.667
Country  Iran
Province South Khorasan Province
Capital Ferdows
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Ferdows County at GEOnet Names Server

Ferdows County (Persian: شهرستان فردوس‎‎) is a county in the north of South Khorasan Province in Iran.[1] The capital of the county is Ferdows. The population of this county is about 40,000. Ferdows County, which was formed in 1944, originally included a large area (more than 78,000 km2) but its subdivisions have gradually become independent and now encompasses four counties (Ferdows, Tabas, Sarayan and Boshruyeh). After dividing the Khorasan province into 3 provinces, Ferdows County was initially a part of Razavi Khorasan province, but was incorporated within the borders of South Khorasan Province in March 2007.

Ferdows County borders Gonabad County and Bajestan County, to the north, Gonabad County and Sarayan County to the east, Boshruyeh County to the west and south and Tabas County to the south.

Ferdows is famous for its high quality Saffron and pomegranate.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran
  2. ^ "Ferdows, Iran's eastern heaven". PRESS TV. 21 June 2008. Retrieved 4 January 2009. 

References[edit]

  • اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران