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Type of administrative division in Iran
For other uses, see Dehestan.
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[update], there were 2,400 dehestans in Iran.
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