Mahabad County

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Mahabad County

شهرستان مهاباد
Counties of West Azerbaijan Province
Counties of West Azerbaijan Province
Location of West Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Location of West Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 36°46′N 45°44′E / 36.767°N 45.733°E / 36.767; 45.733Coordinates: 36°46′N 45°44′E / 36.767°N 45.733°E / 36.767; 45.733
Country Iran
ProvinceWest Azerbaijan
CapitalMahabad
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Khalifan District
Population
(2017)
 • Total236,849
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
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Mahabad County (Persian: شهرستان مهاباد‎) is a county in West Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Mahabad. Because of its strategic position and its proximity with the border the city is a stop for many travelers. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 197,441 (100,085 men and 97,358 women), in 42,493 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Khalifan District. The county has one city: Mahabad.

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the national 2006 census, the county is divided as follows:

Districts[edit]

Rural Districts[edit]

Geography[edit]

The county, with an area of 2591 km², is approximatively located at 36°46'N,45°43'E. The climate is mountainous with cold winters and temperate summers. Mahabad river flows through the capital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.