Razavi Khorasan counties
Location of Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran
|Province||Razavi Khorasan Province|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Ahmadabad District, Razaviyeh District|
|Population (2011)excluding portions later split from the county|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
|Mashhad County at GEOnet Names Server|
Mashhad County (Persian: شهرستان مشهد) is a county (shahrestān) in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Mashhad. At the 2011 census, the population was 3,069,941. At the 2006 census, its population (including parts of the county later split from it to form Torqabeh e Shandiz County) was 2,848,637, in 746,652 families; excluding those portions, the population was 2,798,298 in 732,996 families. Mashhad County is the most populous county in Razavi Khorasan Province and the second most populus in the country behind Tehran County.
The county is divided in three districts (bakhsh), with their capitals:
The districts are further divided in smaller units, like cities or towns (shahr) and rural units (dehestān).
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2016-10-06.
- "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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