Zibad Rural District

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Zeebad- (Zibad Rural District(Zeebad)
دهستان زيبَد
village
Shelter of the last emperor of Persia, Yazdegerd III
Shelter of the last emperor of Persia, Yazdegerd III
Zeebad- (Zibad Rural District(Zeebad) is located in Iran
Zeebad- (Zibad Rural District(Zeebad)
Zeebad- (Zibad Rural District(Zeebad)
Coordinates: 34°16′35″N 58°29′15″E / 34.27639°N 58.48750°E / 34.27639; 58.48750Coordinates: 34°16′35″N 58°29′15″E / 34.27639°N 58.48750°E / 34.27639; 58.48750
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
County Gonabad
District Kakhk
Founded by Kay Khosrow
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,243
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Zibad Rural District (Persian: دهستان زيبد‎‎) is a rural district (dehestan) in Kakhk District, Gonabad County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4,747, in 1,721 families.[1] The rural district has 23 villages.

Zibad (Persian: زيبد‎‎, also romanized as Zībad)[2] is a village in Zibad Rural District, Kakhk District, Gonabad County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4243, in 1701 families.[3][4]

Zibad, meaning beautiful, was a famous ancient city in Shahnameh. According to Shahnameh Ferdowsi (around 1000 AD), it was the place of a famous war called Davazdah Rokh(12 hero) between Iran and Turan. Zibad also has an ancient qanat that may be more than 1600 years old.

Qala Zibad-Shah Neshin-Sassanid

Sights and attractions[edit]

نمای بیرونی قلعه ساسانی
ایوان تاق صوفه پیر
مزرعه کشت زعفران
ریواس دشت زیبد

Zibad is an ancient place with many historical places. and the Davazdah Rokh war had occurred in zibad.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  2. ^ Zibad can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3089466" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
  4. ^ http://www.amar.org.ir/Portals/0/sarshomari90/Files/ABADY-90/os09.xls