Heris

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Heris

هريس
City
A unknown square in Heris.JPG
Heris is located in Iran
Heris
Heris
Coordinates: 38°14′50″N 47°06′59″E / 38.24722°N 47.11639°E / 38.24722; 47.11639Coordinates: 38°14′50″N 47°06′59″E / 38.24722°N 47.11639°E / 38.24722; 47.11639
Country Iran
ProvinceEast Azerbaijan
CountyHeris
BakhshCentral
Population
(2016 Census)
 • Total10,515 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Heris (Persian: هريس‎; also Romanized as Herīs and Harīs; also known as Hiriz)[2] is a city and capital of Heris County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 9,513, in 2,359 families.[3]

Heris is the center of one of the weaving areas in the Iranian part of Azerbaijan, and gave its name to Heriz rugs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Heris can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3066394" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.