Qaen County

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Qaen County
شهرستان قائن
County
Map of Ghayen County in South Khorasan province
Map of Ghayen County in South Khorasan province
Coordinates: 33°43′N 59°10′E / 33.717°N 59.167°E / 33.717; 59.167Coordinates: 33°43′N 59°10′E / 33.717°N 59.167°E / 33.717; 59.167
Country  Iran
Province South Khorasan Province
Capital Qaen
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Nimbeluk District, Sedeh District, [[]], [[]]
Population (2006)
 • Total 99,228
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.[1] 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.

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