Kermanshah County

Kermanshah County (Kurdish: شارستان کرماشان, Persian: شهرستان کرمانشاه) is a county in Kermanshah Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Kermanshah. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 950,400, in 235,408 families.[1] A majority in Kermanshah are Shia Muslims, with minorities of Sunni Muslims and believers of Yarsanism.[2][3]

Kermanshah County
شهرستان کرمانشاه
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Coordinates: 34°20′N 47°00′E / 34.333°N 47.000°E / 34.333; 47.000Coordinates: 34°20′N 47°00′E / 34.333°N 47.000°E / 34.333; 47.000
Country Iran
ProvinceKermanshah
CapitalKermanshah
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Kuzaran District, Mahidasht District, Firuzabad District
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,340,004
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Kermanshah County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206878" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

The county is subdivided into four districts: the Central District, Kuzaran District, Mahidasht District, and Firuzabad District. The county has four cities: Kermanshah, Robat, Kuzaran, and Halashi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  2. ^ www.justice.gov
  3. ^ www.artkermanshah.ir/