Khormoj (Persian: خورموج‎; also Romanized as Khormūj, Khormoj, and Khūrmūj)[2] is a city in and capital of Dashti County, Bushehr Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 31,667, in 6,966 families.[3]

Khormoj

خورموج
City
[[File:Khormuj.jpg imagesize =|250px|Khormoj Castle]]
Khormoj Castle
Khormoj is located in Iran
Khormoj
Khormoj
Coordinates: 28°39′15″N 51°22′48″E / 28.65417°N 51.38000°E / 28.65417; 51.38000Coordinates: 28°39′15″N 51°22′48″E / 28.65417°N 51.38000°E / 28.65417; 51.38000
Country Iran
ProvinceBushehr
CountyDashti
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2019 Census)
 • Total40,722 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

It is the only town in the Central district of Sub-province. Persians constitute 95 percent of the inhabitants, and the majority speaks the Dashti dialect. In 2006 Khormuj comprised 13 villages: Derāzi (administrative center), Zizār, Ahshām Qā'edhā, Faqih Hasanān, Bāgh-e Vahš, Heydari, Zāyer Abbās, Verāvi, Miānkherra, Chārak, Chāvushi, Chahla, and Kolol. T The narrow river Shur traverses the valley, 7 km to the west of the town.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Khormoj can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3071571" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ Dénes Gazsi, “ḴvORMUJ,” Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2016[1]