Jaleq

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Jaleq

جالق
City
Jaleq is located in Iran
Jaleq
Jaleq
Coordinates: 27°35′33″N 62°41′28″E / 27.59250°N 62.69111°E / 27.59250; 62.69111Coordinates: 27°35′33″N 62°41′28″E / 27.59250°N 62.69111°E / 27.59250; 62.69111
Country Iran
ProvinceSistan and Baluchestan
CountySaravan
BakhshJaleq
Population
(2016 Census)
 • Total18,098 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Jaleq (Persian: جالق‎, also Romanized as Jāl'q, Jālaq, Jālk, and Jālq; also known as Kashān, Khooshab, Khūshāb, and Khvoshāb)[2] is a city in and the capital of Jaleq District, in Saravan County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,903, in 2,594 families.[3] Jāl'q is Iran's easternmost city.

Jaleq is near the border with Pakistan and is mainly inhabited by Iranian Baluchis. The name Jaleq is Persian and means "the trodden place".

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Khvoshab can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3067614" 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.