Nishapur County

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Nishapur County
Nüşadür شهرستان نیشابور
County
Mount Binalud, located within the county.
Mount Binalud, located within the county.
Coordinates: 36°12′N 58°45′E / 36.200°N 58.750°E / 36.200; 58.750Coordinates: 36°12′N 58°45′E / 36.200°N 58.750°E / 36.200; 58.750
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan Province
Capital Nishapur
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Sarvelayat District, Zeberkhan District, Miyan Jolgeh District
Government
 • Farman dar Mozaffari , qolam hossein
Population (2011)
 • Total 433,104
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Nishapur County at GEOnet Names Server

Nishapur County (Persian: شهرستان نیشابور‎‎) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nishapur. At the 2011 census, its population was 433,104, in 118,214 families; excluding those portions.[1]

The county includes the following four districts: Central District, Sarvelayat District, Zeberkhan District, and Miyan Jolgeh District.

The county includes the following Ten cities: Chekneh, Kharv, Darrud, Eshqabad, Qadamgah, Eshaqabad , barzanun , Baqshan, Bar and Nishapur.

Nishapur massacre by the Mongols[edit]

The Nishapur massacre by the Mongols took place at Nishapur in April 1221. The Mongol armies of Genghis Khan massacred the entire population of the area, which some estimates put at 1,747,000 citizens.[2]

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