Ravansar County

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Ravansar County
شهرستان روانسر
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Coordinates: 34°45′N 46°41′E / 34.750°N 46.683°E / 34.750; 46.683Coordinates: 34°45′N 46°41′E / 34.750°N 46.683°E / 34.750; 46.683
Country  Iran
Province Kermanshah
Capital Ravansar
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Shahu District
Population (2006)
 • Total 44,983
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
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Ravansar county (Persian: شهرستان روانسر‎) is a county in Kermanshah Province in Iran, part of what is unofficially referred to as Iranian Kurdistan. The capital of the county is Ravansar. It was separated from Javanrud County in 2004. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 44,983, in 10,012 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Shahu District. The county has two cities: Ravansar & Shahu.

This county is bounded in the north to Paveh County and Javanrud County and in the south to Kermanshah County.


Rawansar region has a rich archaeology. Evidence of early human occupation have been found a number of caves around Rawansar such as Mar Koulian and Mar Jawri. The area was important during Iron Age and Achaemenid as can be seen in the rock-cut tomb of Farhad and column bases found around Qoleh rock at north of the town.


  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.