Marivan

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Marivan
مریوان

Merîwan
مەریوان

Merîwan
town
Location in Iran
Location in Iran
Marivan
مریوان
Coordinates: 35°31′37″N 46°10′35″E / 35.52694°N 46.17639°E / 35.52694; 46.17639Coordinates: 35°31′37″N 46°10′35″E / 35.52694°N 46.17639°E / 35.52694; 46.17639
Country  Iran
Province Kurdistan
County Marivan
Bakhsh Central
Founded 1950s
Elevation 1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 91,664
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) (+98)875
Website www.marivancity.ir

Mariwan (Persian: مريوان‎‎, About this sound (listen) ; Kurdish: مەریوان‎‎, Merîwan; also Romanized as Persian pronunciation Marīvān) also known as Qal‘eh-ye Marīvān - "Fort Marivan"; formerly, Dezhe Shahpur (Persian: دِژ شاهپور), also Romanized as Dezhe Shāhpūr and Dezhe Shapoor)[1] is a town in and capital of Marivan County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 91,664, in 22,440 families.[2] Before the foundation of the town in 1950s, Marîwan was the name of the region[citation needed].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marivan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3074138" 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. 

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