Nehbandan County

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Nehbandan County
شهرستان نهبندان
South Khorasan counties
South Khorasan counties
Location of South Khorasan Province in Iran
Location of South Khorasan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 31°32′N 60°00′E / 31.533°N 60.000°E / 31.533; 60.000Coordinates: 31°32′N 60°00′E / 31.533°N 60.000°E / 31.533; 60.000
Country  Iran
Province South Khorasan Province
Capital Nehbandan
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Shusef District
Population (2006)
 • Total 56,089
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Nehbandan County at GEOnet Names Server

Nehbandan County or Nahbandan County (Persian: شهرستان نهبندان‎‎, Shahrestān-e Nahbandān) is a county in South Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nehbandan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 56,089, in 13,541 families.[1] The county has two districts: Shusef District and Central District. The county has two cities: Shusef and Nehbandan. The majority of people are Persians speaking a Farsi dialect called Nehi. A large number are Baloch and speak the Balochi language. Besides from that there are many afghans living in the area, both refugees and second or third generation afghans.