Shirvan County

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Shirvan County
شهرستان شیروان
Coordinates: 37°32′N 57°54′E / 37.533°N 57.900°E / 37.533; 57.900Coordinates: 37°32′N 57°54′E / 37.533°N 57.900°E / 37.533; 57.900
Country  Iran
Province North Khorasan Province
Capital Shirvan
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Sarhad District, Qushkhaneh District
Population (2006)
 • Total 152,493
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Shirvan County at GEOnet Names Server

Shirvan County (Persian: شهرستان شیروان‎‎) is a county in North Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Shirvan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 152,493, in 37,647 families.[1] The county has three districts: Central District, Sarhad District, and Qushkhaneh District. The county has two cities: Lujali and Shirvan. Kurmanjs, Persians, Tats[2] and Turks are the largest ethnic groups in the Shirvan County.

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