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Nehbandan County

Nehbandan County
شهرستان نهبندان
County
Map of Nehbandan County in South Khorasan province
Map of Nehbandan County in South Khorasan province
Coordinates:
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.

References

  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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