Izeh County

Coordinates: 32°00′N 49°55′E / 32.000°N 49.917°E / 32.000; 49.917
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Izeh County
Persian: شهرستان ایذه
County
Bronze statue of Parthian period unearthed in Izeh County
Bronze statue of Parthian period unearthed in Izeh County
Location of Izeh County in Khuzestan province (top right, green)
Location of Izeh County in Khuzestan province (top right, green)
Location of Khuzestan province in Iran
Location of Khuzestan province in Iran
Coordinates: 32°00′N 49°55′E / 32.000°N 49.917°E / 32.000; 49.917[1]
Country Iran
ProvinceKhuzestan
CapitalIzeh
DistrictsCentral, Susan
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total198,871
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
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Izeh County (Persian: شهرستان ایذه) is in Khuzestan province, Iran. Its capital is the city of Izeh.[3]

At the 2006 census, the county's population was 193,510 in 36,123 households.[4] The following census in 2011 counted 203,621 people in 45,090 households.[5] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 198,871 in 48,682 households.[2] The vast majority of its population is from the Bakhtiari tribe, one of the largest in Iran.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The population history and structural changes of Izeh County's administrative divisions over three consecutive censuses are shown in the following table. The latest census shows three districts, 10 rural districts, and two cities.[2]

In July 2021, Dehdez District was separated from the county in the establishment of Dezpart County.[6]

Izeh County Population
Administrative Divisions 2006[4] 2011[5] 2016[2]
Central District 169,765 166,920 166,567
Holayjan RD 7,435 7,059 5,821
Howmeh-ye Gharbi RD 8,813 8,118 7,711
Howmeh-ye Sharqi RD 17,753 20,119 20,897
Margha RD 3,748 3,463 3,132
Pian RD 11,782 11,068 9,607
Susan-e Gharbi RD 11,022
Susan-e Sharqi RD 5,517
Izeh (city) 103,695 117,093 119,399
Dehdez District1 23,745 21,482 19,351
Dehdez RD 7,867 6,777 5,556
Donbaleh Rud-e Jonubi RD 6,908 5,920 4,886
Donbaleh Rud-e Shomali RD 5,360 3,865 3,419
Dehdez (city) 3,610 4,920 5,490
Susan District 15,192 12,953
Susan-e Gharbi RD 10,117 8,423
Susan-e Sharqi RD 5,075 4,530
Total 193,510 203,621 198,871
RD: Rural District
1Became a part of Dezpart County[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OpenStreetMap contributors (31 March 2024). "Izeh County" (Map). OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 31 March 2024.
  2. ^ a b c d "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Archived from the original (Excel) on 21 October 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  3. ^ Habibi, Hassan. "Approval of the organization and chain of citizenship of the elements and units of the national divisions of Khuzestan province, centered in the city of Ahvaz". Islamic Parliament Research Center (in Persian). Ministry of Interior, Political and Defense Commission of the Government Board. Archived from the original on 17 July 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2024.
  4. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Archived from the original (Excel) on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)". Syracuse University (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Archived from the original (Excel) on 18 January 2023. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  6. ^ a b "Approval letter regarding country divisions in Izeh County of Khuzestan province". DOTIC (in Persian). Ministry of Interior, Cabinet of Ministers. 31 July 2021. Archived from the original on 31 July 2021. Retrieved 30 July 2023.