Jowzan Rural District

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Jowzan Rural District
دهستان جوزان
Rural district
Country  Iran
Province Hamadan
County Malayer
District Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,324

Jowzan Rural District (Persian: دهستان جوزان‎) is a rural district (dehestan) in the Central District of Malayer County, Hamadan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,324, in 2,198 families.[1] The rural district has 12 villages.

The economy is based on livestock, handicrafts and agriculture. Jowzan rugs has been declared in the global markets. One of the major products of the rural district is grape and raisin grapes to be exported to domestic and foreign market.[2] Raisin production in the rural district and surrounding areas of Malayer,[3] makes the region's reputation in producing and exporting these products.

The rural district's geographic coordinates are 34°15′19″N 48°57′45″E / 34.2552212°N 48.9623952°E / 34.2552212; 48.9623952Coordinates: 34°15′19″N 48°57′45″E / 34.2552212°N 48.9623952°E / 34.2552212; 48.9623952.3