Shonbeh

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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
شُنبه
city
Shonbeh is located in Iran
Shonbeh
Shonbeh
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