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For the administrative subdivision, see Gotvand County.
Gotvand is located in Iran
Coordinates: 32°15′05″N 48°48′58″E / 32.25139°N 48.81611°E / 32.25139; 48.81611Coordinates: 32°15′05″N 48°48′58″E / 32.25139°N 48.81611°E / 32.25139; 48.81611
Country  Iran
Province Khuzestan
County Gotvand
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 21,428
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Gotvand[1] (Persian: گتوند‎‎) is a city in and the capital of Gotvand County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 21,428, in 4,422 families.[2] Gotvand holds share-record for highest temperature recorded in Iran with 53,0 °C (July 17, 2014), tying the record set at Dehloran in July 2011. The Lower and Upper Gotvand Dams are located northeast of the city on the Karun River.


  1. ^ Gotvand can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "10042725" 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.