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Nehbandan County

Nehbandan County
شهرستان نهبندان
Map of Nehbandan County in South Khorasan province
Map of Nehbandan County in South Khorasan province
Country  Iran
Province South Khorasan Province
Capital Nehbandan
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Shusef District
Population (2006)
 • Total 56,089
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Nehbandan County at GEOnet Names Server

Nehbandan County or Nahbandan County (Persian: شهرستان نهبندان‎‎, Shahrestān-e Nahbandān) is a county in South Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nehbandan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 56,089, in 13,541 families.[1] The county has two districts: Shusef District and Central District. The county has two cities: Shusef and Nehbandan. The majority of people are Persians speaking a Farsi dialect called Nehi. A large number are Baloch and speak the Balochi language. Besides from that there are many afghans living in the area, both refugees and second or third generation afghans.


  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)".  
  • Nehbandan County at GEOnet Names Server
  • اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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