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Sufian is located in Iran
Coordinates: 38°16′39″N 45°58′50″E / 38.27750°N 45.98056°E / 38.27750; 45.98056Coordinates: 38°16′39″N 45°58′50″E / 38.27750°N 45.98056°E / 38.27750; 45.98056
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Shabestar
Bakhsh Sufian
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,733
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Sufian (Persian: صوفيان‎‎; also Romanized as Şufīān, Soofian, Şowfyān, and Sūfīyān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Sufian District, in Shabestar County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,733, in 2,427 families.[2] There is a major cement factory operated by the Sufian Cement Company to the southeast of the city. The city has at least 5 mosques, 4 of them in close proximity in the city centre.


  1. ^ Sufian can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "110405" 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.