Khalkhal, Iran

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Khalkhal (خلخال)

خالخال، هیرو، Khālkhal, Hirow
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Khalkhal (خلخال) is located in Iran
Khalkhal (خلخال)
Khalkhal (خلخال)
Coordinates: 37°37′08″N 48°31′33″E / 37.61889°N 48.52583°E / 37.61889; 48.52583Coordinates: 37°37′08″N 48°31′33″E / 37.61889°N 48.52583°E / 37.61889; 48.52583
Country Iran
 (2016 Census)
 • Total39,304 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Khalkhal, Iran at GEOnet Names Server

Khalkhal (Azerbaijani: خالخال, Khālkhāl)، formerly and local, Herowabad, Azerbaijani: هیرو, Hirow, Persian: هروآباد‎, also Romanized as Khalkhāl; formerly, Herowabad also Romanized as Herowābād, Harowabad, Herauabad, Heroābād, and Hirābād; also formerly, Herow, also Romanized as Harau and Herau)[2] is a city in and the capital of Khalkhal County, in Ardabil Province, Iran. According to the country divisions determined by the Ministry of Interior of Iran the city of Khalkhal has 138 villages. Majority of population speak Azeri Turkish language. At the 2006 census, its population was 38,521, in 9,619 families.[3]


Azeris (more than 95%) are the main ethnic group living in the city, along with some minorities of Talyshis and Tats (3%), Kurds (1%), and Persians (1%). [4]


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  2. ^ Khalkhal, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3070479" 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.
  4. ^ Khalkhal municipality information center, 2014

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