Harsin

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Harsin
هرسين
city
Eshaqvand rock tombs
Eshaqvand rock tombs
Harsin is located in Iran
Harsin
Harsin
Coordinates: 34°16′20″N 47°35′10″E / 34.27222°N 47.58611°E / 34.27222; 47.58611Coordinates: 34°16′20″N 47°35′10″E / 34.27222°N 47.58611°E / 34.27222; 47.58611
Country  Iran
Province Kermanshah
County Harsin
Bakhsh Central
language Laks
Population (2006)
 • Total 51,562
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Harsin (Persian: هرسين‎‎; also Romanized as Harsīn)[1] is a city in and the capital of Harsin County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 51,562, in 12,001 families.[2] Harsin is situated 44 km east of Kermanshah, and lies 1,570 metres (5,150 ft) above sea level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harsin can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3065919" 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. 

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