Abadan County

Abadan County (Persian: شهرستان آبادان) is in Khuzestan province, Iran. The capital of the county is the city of Abadan on Abadan Island. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 275,126 in 58,870 households.[1] The following census in 2011 counted 271,484 people in 69,946 households.[2] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 298,090 in 85,015 households.[3]

Abadan County
شهرستان آبادان
County
Location of Abadan County in Khuzestan province
Location of Abadan County in Khuzestan province
Location of Khuzestan province in Iran
Location of Khuzestan province in Iran
Coordinates: 30°13′N 48°34′E / 30.217°N 48.567°E / 30.217; 48.567Coordinates: 30°13′N 48°34′E / 30.217°N 48.567°E / 30.217; 48.567
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceKhuzestan
CapitalAbadan
DistrictsCentral, Arvandkenar
Population
 (2016)
 • Total298,090
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Abadan County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206378" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

On May 11, 2020, Iran imposed a COVID-19 lockdown in Abadan County. All shops and offices in the county, except essential services, closed during this period. Authorities also closed access to Abadan from the Ahvaz and Bandar Mahshahr points of entry. These restrictions would expire on May 25.[4]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The population history and structural changes of Abadan County's administrative divisions over three consecutive censuses are shown in the following table. The latest census shows two districts, six rural districts, and three cities.[3]


Abadan County Population
Administrative Divisions 2006[1] 2011[2] 2016[3]
Central District 250,116 247,273 270,622
Bahmanshir-e Jonubi Rural District 8,812 8,189 9,943
Bahmanshir-e Shomali Rural District 4,017 4,977 5,306
Shalahi Rural District 19,299 14,111 15,991
Abadan (city) 217,988 212,744 231,476
Chavibdeh (city) 7,252 7,906
Arvandkenar District 25,010 24,211 27,461
Minubar Rural District 9,800 10,052 10,574
Nasar Rural District 5,275 5,102 5,585
Noabad Rural District 174 148 129
Arvandkenar (city) 9,761 8,909 11,173
Total 275,126 271,484 298,090

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Archived from the original (Excel) on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)" (Excel). Iran Data Portal (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 06. Archived from the original (Excel) on 21 October 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  4. ^ "COVID-19 Alert: Iran Imposes Lockdown on Abadan County Through May 15, Add'l Restrictions in 9 Cities". WorldAware. 11 May 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.