Khalkhal County

Khalkhal County (Persian: شهرستان خلخال; Azerbaijani: شهرستان خلخالخالخال بؤلگه‌سی) is located in Ardabil province, Iran. The capital of the county is Khalkhal. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 92,315, in 22,969 families.[1] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 86,731 with 26,779 households.[2]

Khalkhal County
شهرستان خلخال
Khalkhal
Location of Khalkhal County in Ardabil province
Location of Khalkhal County in Ardabil province
Location of Ardabil province in Iran
Location of Ardabil province in Iran
Coordinates: 37°30′N 48°30′E / 37.500°N 48.500°E / 37.500; 48.500Coordinates: 37°30′N 48°30′E / 37.500°N 48.500°E / 37.500; 48.500
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceArdabil
CapitalKhalkhal
Districts3 (2006)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total86,731
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Khalkhal County at GEOnet Names Server

The majority of Khalkhal county are Azerbaijanis, but there are many Tats and Kurds living in the southern areas of the county, especially in Shahrud District and Khvoresh Rostam District.[citation needed]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Khalkhal County (2006)[1]
Administrative Divisions Pop.
Central District 64,037
Khanandabil-e Gharbi Rural District 5,572
Khanandabil-e Sharqi Rural District 15,102
Sanjabad-e Sharqi Rural District 4,842
Khalkhal City 38,521
Khvoresh Rostam District 14,577
Khvoresh Rostam-e Jonubi Rural District 5,775
Khvoresh Rostam-e Shomali Rural District 4,284
Hashatjin City 4,518
Shahrud District 13,701
Palanga Rural District 5,067
Shahrud Rural District 1,864
Shal Rural District 4,390
Kolowr City 2,380
Total Khalkhal County 92,315
Khalkhal County (2016)
Administrative Divisions Pop.
Central District
Khanandabil-e Gharbi Rural District
Khanandabil-e Sharqi Rural District
Sanjabad-e Sharqi Rural District
Khalkhal City
Khvoresh Rostam District
Khvoresh Rostam-e Jonubi Rural District
Khvoresh Rostam-e Shomali Rural District
Hashatjin City
Shahrud District
Palanga Rural District
Shahrud Rural District
Shal Rural District
Kolowr City
Total Khalkhal County

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  2. ^ "Census 2016 | Iran Data Portal". Retrieved 2020-11-18.