Urmia County

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Urmia County

شهرستان ارومیه
Counties of West Azerbaijan Province
Counties of West Azerbaijan Province
Location of West Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Location of West Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 37°33′N 45°00′E / 37.550°N 45.000°E / 37.550; 45.000Coordinates: 37°33′N 45°00′E / 37.550°N 45.000°E / 37.550; 45.000
Country Iran
ProvinceWest Azerbaijan
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Anzal District, Silvaneh District, Sumay-ye Beradust District, Nazlu District
 • Total1,040,565
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
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Urmia County (Persian: شهرستان ارومیه‎) is a county in West Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Urmia city. At the 2016 census, the county's population was 1,040,565, in 304,306 households.[1] The county has five cities: Urmia, Qushchi, Silvaneh, Serow, and Nushin.60% of the population are Azarbaijanis and 40% are Kurdish, Armenian, and Assyrian.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Urmia County map

Urmia County is divided into five districts:

  1. Central: Bakeshluchay Rural District, Baranduz Rural District, Baranduzchay-ye Jonubi Rural District, Baranduzchay-ye Shomali Rural District, Bash Qaleh Rural District, Dul Rural District, Nazluy-ye Jonubi Rural District, Rowzeh Chay Rural District, and Torkaman Rural District, with Urmia as the administrative seat.
  2. Anzal: Anzal-e Jonubi Rural District and Anzal-e Shomali Rural District, with Qushchi as the administrative seat.
  3. Nazlu: Nazluchay Rural District, Nazlu-e Shomali Rural District and Tala Tappeh Rural District, with Nushin as the administrative seat.
  4. Silvaneh: Dasht Rural District, Margavar Rural District, and Targavar Rural District, with Silvane as the administrative seat.
  5. Sumay-ye Beradust: Beradust Rural District, Sumay-ye Jonubi Rural District, and Sumay-ye Shomali Rural District, with Serow as the administrative seat.


  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran.