Khonj County

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Khonj County
شهرستان خنج
Country  Iran
Province Fars
Capital Khonj
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Mahmeleh District
Population (2006)
 • Total 37,978
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Khonj County (Persian: شهرستان خنج‎‎) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Khonj.[1] At the 2006 census, the county's population was 37,978, in 7,025 families.[2] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Mahmeleh District. The county has one city: Khonj.

Khonj was traditionally part of the region of Larestan. Khonj's inhabitants are Larestani people.


Coordinates: 27°53′N 53°26′E / 27.883°N 53.433°E / 27.883; 53.433