Tehran County

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Tehran County
شهرستان تهران
Tehran County in Tehran Province
Tehran County in Tehran Province
Coordinates: 35°41′N 51°24′E / 35.683°N 51.400°E / 35.683; 51.400Coordinates: 35°41′N 51°24′E / 35.683°N 51.400°E / 35.683; 51.400
Country  Iran
Province Tehran
Capital Tehran
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Kan District, Aftab District
 • Total 1,300.3 km2 (502.0 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 8,737,510
 • Density 6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Tehran County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206102" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
Tehran County Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2006 7,892,340 —    
2011 8,189,791 +3.8%
2016 8,737,510 +6.7%
Exluding areas part of the county during previous censuses

Tehran County (Persian: شهرستان تهران‎‎) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Tehran. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 7,882,843, in 2,313,002 families.[2] The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Kan District, and Aftab District. The county has one city: Tehran.

Greater Tehran is situated mostly in Tehran County. It is the most populous county in Iran.



  1. ^ "National census 2016". amar.org.ir. Retrieved 2017-03-14. []
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.