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For the village in Khoda Afarin County, see Zarnaq, Khoda Afarin. For the village in Tabriz County, see Zarnaq, Tabriz.
Zarnaq is located in Iran
Coordinates: 38°05′28″N 47°04′58″E / 38.09111°N 47.08278°E / 38.09111; 47.08278Coordinates: 38°05′28″N 47°04′58″E / 38.09111°N 47.08278°E / 38.09111; 47.08278
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Heris
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,766
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Zarnaq (Persian: زرنق‎‎; also known as Zaraq, Zarnā, and Zerna)[1] is a city in the Central District of Heris County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4,766, in 1,132 families.[2]

In the wake of White Revolution (early 1960s) a clan of Mohammad Khanlu tribe, comprising 35 households, used Zarnaq as their winter quarters. [3]


  1. ^ Zarnaq can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3089167" 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. ^ P. Oberling, “The Tribes of Qarāca Dāġ,” Oriens 17, 1964, p. 69