Qanat-e Malek, Kerman

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Qanat-e Malek

قنات ملک
Qanat-e Malek is located in Iran
Qanat-e Malek
Qanat-e Malek
Coordinates: 29°16′48″N 57°02′42″E / 29.28000°N 57.04500°E / 29.28000; 57.04500Coordinates: 29°16′48″N 57°02′42″E / 29.28000°N 57.04500°E / 29.28000; 57.04500
Country Iran
Rural DistrictJavaran
 • Total338
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Another name: Bakhtiari-Abad

Qanat-e Malek (Persian: قنات ملک‎, also Romanized as Qanāt-e Malek and Ghanat-e Malek), also known as Kahnau Malik or Kahnū Malek (کهنو ملک),[1] is a village in Javaran Rural District, Hanza District, Rabor County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 338, in 77 families.[2]

Qasem Soleimani, Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and from 1998 until his death, commander of its Quds Force, a division primarily responsible for extraterritorial military and clandestine operations was born in Qanat-e Malek.[3]

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  1. ^ Qanat-e Malek can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3079483" 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.
  3. ^ "قاسم سلیمانی؛ از سپاهی ساده تا سردار ماجراجویی". 2020. رادیو فردا. Accessed January 3 2020. [1].