Kermanshah County

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Kermanshah County
شهرستان کرمانشاه
County
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Coordinates: 34°20′N 47°00′E / 34.333°N 47.000°E / 34.333; 47.000Coordinates: 34°20′N 47°00′E / 34.333°N 47.000°E / 34.333; 47.000
Country  Iran
Province Kermanshah
Capital Kermanshah
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Kuzaran District, Mahidasht District, Firuzabad District
Population (2006)
 • Total 950,400
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Kermanshah County (Persian: شهرستان کرمانشاه‎) is a county in Kermanshah Province in Iran, part of what is unofficially referred to as Iranian Kurdistan. The capital of the county is Kermanshah. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 950,400, in 235,408 families.[1] Majority of people in Kermanshah are Shia Muslims, and there are minorities such as Sunni Muslims, Yarsanism and so on.[2][3]

The county is subdivided into four districts: the Central District, Kuzaran District, Mahidasht District, and Firuzabad District. The county has four cities: Kermanshah, Robat, Kuzaran, and Halashi.

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