Ganaveh County

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Ganaveh County
شهرستان گناوه
County
Location in Bushehr Province
Location in Bushehr Province
Location of Bushehr Province in Iran
Location of Bushehr Province in Iran
Coordinates: 29°39′N 50°39′E / 29.650°N 50.650°E / 29.650; 50.650Coordinates: 29°39′N 50°39′E / 29.650°N 50.650°E / 29.650; 50.650
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr Province
Capital Bandar Ganaveh
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Rig District
Population (2006)
 • Total 82,937
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Ganaveh County (Lurish and Persian: شهرستان گناوه‎) is a county in Bushehr Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Bandar Ganaveh. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 82,937, in 17,701 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Rig District. The county has two cities: Bandar Rig and Bandar Ganaveh. Abū-Saʿīd Jannābī, the founder of the Qarmatian state, was from Ganaveh.The people of Ganaveh speak Lurish language from southern Lurish dialect.

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