Dehestan (administrative division)

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A dehestan (Persian: دهستان, lit.'rural district', also Romanized as "dehestān") is a type of administrative division of Iran. It is above the village and under the bakhsh. As of 2006, there were 2,400 dehestans in Iran.[1]


  1. ^ Rezvani, Babak (2014-12-19). Conflict and Peace in Central Eurasia: Towards Explanations and Understandings. BRILL. ISBN 9789004276369.