Shiraz County

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Shiraz County
شهرستان شیراز
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Country  Iran
Province Fars
Capital Shiraz
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Zarqan District, Arzhan District
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 1,869,001
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Isfahan County Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2006 1,546,939 —    
2011 1,700,687 +9.9%
2016 1,869,001 +9.9%
Excluding populations of areas which were under the jurisdiction of the county during the previous censuses

Shiraz County (Persian: شهرستان شیراز‎‎) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Shiraz.[2] At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Kavar County, Sarvestan County, and Kharameh County) was 1,676,927 in 427,268 families; excluding those portions, the population was 1,512,680, in 389,659 families.[3] The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Zarqan District, and Arzhan District. The county has four cities: Shiraz, Lapui, Darian, and Zarqan.

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Coordinates: 29°36′36″N 52°31′48″E / 29.61000°N 52.53000°E / 29.61000; 52.53000