From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Poldasht is located in Iran
Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111
Country  Iran
Province West Azerbaijan
County Poldasht
Bakhsh Central
Population (2016 census)
 • Total 11,472
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Poldasht (Persian: پلدشت‎; also Romanized as Pol Dasht, Pol’desht, Pol-e Dasht, and Pul Dasht; also known as Araplar)[1] is a city and capital of Poldasht County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 11,472, in 3,377 families.[2] The city lies on the western bank of the Aras River.

Poldasht is a Persian word meaning arable land by the bridge. Adjacent to Poldasht city is the Aras River Dam and an Iranian border terminal.


  1. ^ Poldasht can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078448" 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.