Shahin Dezh

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Shahin Dezh

Shahin Dezh is located in Iran
Shahin Dezh
Shahin Dezh
Coordinates: 36°40′45″N 46°34′01″E / 36.67917°N 46.56694°E / 36.67917; 46.56694Coordinates: 36°40′45″N 46°34′01″E / 36.67917°N 46.56694°E / 36.67917; 46.56694
Country Iran
ProvinceWest Azerbaijan
CountyShahin Dezh
 (2016 Census)
 • Total43,131 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Shahin Dezh (Persian: شاهين‌دژ‎; also Romanized as Shāhīn Dezh; also known as Şā’īn Dezh, Shahindej, and Sahin Dazh; formerly, Sāīn Kale, صائین قالا and Şā’īn Qal‘eh)[2] is the capital city of Shahin Dezh County, in the West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. In the 2006 census, its population was 43،852, with 8,671 families.[3]

Shahin Dezh is located about 1,300 metres in elevation. The city is on the Zarriné-Rūd river, southeast of Lake Urmia.


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  2. ^ Shahin Dezh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3081937" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.

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