South Khorasan counties
Location of South Khorasan Province in Iran
|Province||South Khorasan Province|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Nimbeluk District, Sedeh District|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
|Qaen County at GEOnet Names Server|
Qaen County (Persian: شهرستان قائن, also Romanized as Ghayen) is a county in South Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Qaen. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 137,357, in 35,783 families (including those portions subsequently detached to form Zirkuh County); excluding those parts, the population in 2006 was 99,228, in 26,444 families. The county consists of three districts: Central District, Nimbeluk District, and Sedeh District. The county has five cities: Qaen, Arianshahr, Esfeden, Khezri Dasht Beyaz, and Nimbeluk.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
- اطلس گیتاشناسی استانهای ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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