Marivan County

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Marivan County
شهرستان مریوان
County
Coordinates: 35°35′N 46°15′E / 35.583°N 46.250°E / 35.583; 46.250Coordinates: 35°35′N 46°15′E / 35.583°N 46.250°E / 35.583; 46.250
Country  Iran
Province Kurdistan Province
Capital Marivan
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Khav and Mirabad District, Sarshiv District
Population (2016)
 • Total 195 262
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Marivan County (Persian: شهرستان مریوان‎‎, Kurdish: Mêriwan‎) is a county in Kordestan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Marivan. The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Khav and Mirabad District, and Sarshiv District. The county has two cities: Marivan and Kani Dinar. Marivan County is bordered by Saqqez County to the north, Sanandaj County to the east and southeast, Paveh County to the south, and Iraq to the west and northwest.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2016 Population and Housing census the population of Marivan County was 195 263.[1] Of these, 151 188 lived in urban centres while 44 075 lived in rural regions. 99 956 were male and 95 307 were female. The county is the third most populous in Kurdestan province.[2]

Political Regions[edit]

According to the last series of subdivisions in 2011, Marivan County is divided into three cities, three districts, six rural areas and 176 villages, of which 151 are currently inhabited and 25 have been abandoned.[3]

Until 1958 the county was known as "Marivan District" and was one of the districts of Sanandaj County. At that time, Kalatrazan District, Sarvabad County, and Sarshiv District were considered to be parts of Marivan District. With the removal of Kaltrazan and Sarvabad, Marivan County was divided into a Central District, Sarshiv, and Khav and Mirabad District.

Population pyramid 2011 [4]
% Males Age Females %
0.1
 
85+
 
0.1
0.4
 
80–84
 
0.3
0.6
 
75–79
 
0.5
0.5
 
70–74
 
0.5
0.7
 
65–69
 
0.6
1.0
 
60–64
 
1.2
1.4
 
55–59
 
1.4
1.6
 
50–54
 
1.6
2.1
 
45–49
 
2.1
3.3
 
40–44
 
3.2
4.1
 
35–39
 
3.8
4.9
 
30–34
 
4.3
5.6
 
25–29
 
5.5
5.7
 
20–24
 
6.1
5.3
 
15–19
 
5.2
4.1
 
10–14
 
4.0
4.5
 
5–9
 
4.3
4.9
 
0–4
 
4.7

Subdivisions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ {{IranCensus2016} }(Persian)
  2. ^ "2016 Population and Housing Census" (in Persian). Iranian Centre of Demographics. 
  3. ^ "2011 National Subdivisions" (in Persian). 
  4. ^ "Results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census, by Age" (in Persian). National Department of Iranian Demographics.