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For the administrative subdivisions, see Shonbeh District and Shonbeh Rural District. For the village in Mazandaran Province, see Shonbeh, Mazandaran.
Shonbeh is located in Iran
Coordinates: 28°23′41″N 51°45′49″E / 28.39472°N 51.76361°E / 28.39472; 51.76361Coordinates: 28°23′41″N 51°45′49″E / 28.39472°N 51.76361°E / 28.39472; 51.76361
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr
County Dashti
Bakhsh Shonbeh and Tasuj
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,414
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Shonbeh (Persian: شُنبه‎‎, also Romanized as Shanbeh; also known as Chambeh, Shamba, Shambeh, Shumbeb, and Shumbeh)[1] is a city in and capital of Shonbeh and Tasuj District, in Dashti County, Bushehr Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 2,414, in 505 families.[2]

A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 struck the town of Shonbeh and villages of Shonbeh and Tasuj District on 9 April 2013, killing at least thirty-seven people.[3]

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  1. ^ Shonbeh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3084498" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ Iran quake kills 37, injures more than 850