Rafsanjan County

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Rafsanjan County
شهرستان رفسنجان
County
Location in Kerman Province
Location in Kerman Province
Location of Kerman Province in Iran
Location of Kerman Province in Iran
Coordinates: 30°30′N 55°40′E / 30.500°N 55.667°E / 30.500; 55.667Coordinates: 30°30′N 55°40′E / 30.500°N 55.667°E / 30.500; 55.667
Country  Iran
Province Kerman
Capital Rafsanjan
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Nuq District, Koshkuiyeh District, Ferdows District
Population (2006)
 • Total 259,863
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Rafsanjan County (Persian: شهرستان رفسنجان‎‎) is a county in Kerman Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Rafsanjan. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including portions later split off to form Anar County) was 291,417, in 71,830 families; excluding those portions, the population was 259,863 in 64,027 families.[1] The county is subdivided into four districts (bakhsh): the Central District, Nuq District, Koshkuiyeh District, and Ferdows District. The county has five cities: Rafsanjan, Mes-e Sarcheshmeh, Bahreman, Koshkuiyeh, and Safayyeh. Former Iranian president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was born in Bahreman, in Rafsanjan County.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Iran Report: May 9, 2005". Radio Free Europe. 9 May 2005. Retrieved 31 May 2013.