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Kangavar County (Persian: شهرستان کنگاور‎, Šahrestâne Kangâvar[1]) is a county in Kermanshah Province in Iran, part of what is unofficially referred to as Iranian Kurdistan. The capital of the county is Kangavar. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 80,215, in 19,825 families.[2] The county has one district: the Central District. The county has two cities: Kangavar & Gowdin.

Kangavar County

شهرستان کنگاور
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Coordinates: 34°29′N 47°56′E / 34.483°N 47.933°E / 34.483; 47.933Coordinates: 34°29′N 47°56′E / 34.483°N 47.933°E / 34.483; 47.933
Country Iran
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District
 • Total80,215
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Kangavar County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206879" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".


  1. ^ Note: NOT كاونتى کنگاور Kâuntiye Kangâvar
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.

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