Varkesh, Hamadan

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Varkesh is located in Iran
Coordinates: 34°38′47″N 49°03′28″E / 34.64639°N 49.05778°E / 34.64639; 49.05778Coordinates: 34°38′47″N 49°03′28″E / 34.64639°N 49.05778°E / 34.64639; 49.05778
Country  Iran
Province Hamadan
County Hamadan
Bakhsh Shara
Rural District Shur Dasht
Population (2006)
 • Total 62
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Varkesh (Persian: وركش‎‎; also known as Bārkesh and Bārkīsh)[1] is a village in Shur Dasht Rural District, Shara District, Hamadan County, Hamadan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 62, in 16 families.[2]


  1. ^ Varkesh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3088196" 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.