Kordovan-e Olya

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Kordovan-e Olya
کردوان علیا
Kordovan-e Olya is located in Iran
Kordovan-e Olya
Kordovan-e Olya
Coordinates: 28°11′10″N 51°25′49″E / 28.18611°N 51.43028°E / 28.18611; 51.43028Coordinates: 28°11′10″N 51°25′49″E / 28.18611°N 51.43028°E / 28.18611; 51.43028
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr
County Dashti
Bakhsh Kaki
Rural District Kabgan
Population (2006)
 • Total 679
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Kordovan-e Olya (Persian: کردوان علیا‎, also Romanized as Kordovān-e ‘Olyā; also known as Kardovan, Kerdevān-e Bālā, Kerdevān Khāneh, Kordavān, Kordavān-e Bālā, Kordovān, Kordovān-e Bālā, Kordovān-e Mīānī, Kordovān-e Vosţá, Kurdavan, and Kurdavān Khāneh)[1] is a village in Kabgan Rural District, Kaki District, Dashti County, Bushehr Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 679, in 159 families.[2]


Kordovan-e Olya is at the 70 km from Dashti and at the North of the Mound River. Meyteh, Ziarat Saheli, Esmail Mahmudi, Kordavan Sofla, and Kordavan Raisi are nearby villages.


Most of the people are farmer and women are making artifact. Kordovan-e Olya has been the land of the scientists who were very famous in Dashti County.

Language and dialect[edit]

The dialect of the village is the traditional dialect from Dashti.

The Dashti dialect is an original Iranian Dialect and it is back to Pahlavi Sassanid language and now people are using the words that were used in Pahlavi language, after some centuries.

Notable residents[edit]

Zaer Mohammad Ali Dashti or Faez Dashti was a poet born in Kordovan-e Olya in 1834, and lived there his whole life. Abd-ol-Reza Kordavani or Mahzun was another poet in Kordovan.


  1. ^ Kordovan-e Olya can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3070205" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.