Qaleh Ganj

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Qaleh Ganj
قلعه گنج
city
Azadegan Blvd. Vali Asr Square
Azadegan Blvd. Vali Asr Square
Qaleh Ganj is located in Iran
Qaleh Ganj
Qaleh Ganj
Coordinates: 27°31′25″N 57°52′52″E / 27.52361°N 57.88111°E / 27.52361; 57.88111Coordinates: 27°31′25″N 57°52′52″E / 27.52361°N 57.88111°E / 27.52361; 57.88111
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
County Qaleh Ganj
Bakhsh Central
Government
 • Shahrdar Seyyed Reza Hosseyni
Area
 • Total 14,200 km2 (5,500 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,663
 • Density 0.89/km2 (2.3/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) +34
Website Qaleh Ganj municipality[permanent dead link]

Qaleh Ganj (Persian: قلعه گنج‎, also Romanized as Qal‘eh Ganj and Qal‘eh-ye Ganj; also known as Ghal‘eh Ganj, Kalāteh-ye Ganj, Kalāt-i-Ganj, and Moḩammadābād)[1] is a city and capital of Qaleh Ganj County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2010 census, its population was 12,663, in 3,034 families.[2]

History[edit]

Investigation on the history of this city is very difficult and dramatic. It Belongs to the pre-Islamic and Nativity which shows relatives who have been living everywhere in this city. Remains from this civilization show the city is over 5,000 years old. Now people who live in this city are Persians, Balouch, Arabs and Bakhtiari.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Qaleh Ganj can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3079165" 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.