Marivan County

Marivan County (Persian: شهرستان مریوان, Kurdish: شارستانی مەریوان) is located in Kurdistan province, Iran. The capital of the county is Marivan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 150,926, in 35,498 families.[1] Marivan County is bordered by Saqqez County to the north, Sanandaj County to the east and southeast, Paveh County to the south, and Iraq to the west and northwest.

Marivan County
شهرستان مریوان
Location of Marivan County in Kurdistan province
Location of Marivan County in Kurdistan province
Location of Kurdistan province in Iran
Location of Kurdistan province in Iran
Coordinates: 35°35′N 46°15′E / 35.583°N 46.250°E / 35.583; 46.250Coordinates: 35°35′N 46°15′E / 35.583°N 46.250°E / 35.583; 46.250
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceKurdistan
CapitalMarivan
Districts3 (2006)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total195,263
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Marivan County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206644" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

As of 2011, there were 176 villages, of which 151 are currently inhabited and 25 have been abandoned.[2] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 195,263.[3] Of these, 151,188 lived in urban centres while 44,075 lived in rural regions; 99,956 were male and 95,307 were female. The county is the third most populous in Kurdestan province.[4]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Until 1958 the county was known as Marivan District and was one of the districts of Sanandaj County. At that time, Kalatrazan District, Sarvabad County, and Sarshiv District were considered parts of Marivan District. With the removal of Kaltrazan and Sarvabad, Marivan County was structured as follows:

Marivan County (2006)[1]
Administrative Divisions Pop.
Central District 128,445
Kumasi Rural District 4,655
Sarkal Rural District 22,745
Zarivar Rural District 9,381
Marivan City 91,664
Khav and Mirabad District 11,849
Khav and Mirabad Rural District 11,849
Sarshiv District 10,632
Gol-e Cheydar Rural District 4,878
Sarshiv Rural District 5,321
Chenareh City 433
Total Marivan County 150,926
Population pyramid 2011 [5]
% Males Age Females %
0.1
 
85+
 
0.1
0.4
 
80–84
 
0.3
0.6
 
75–79
 
0.5
0.5
 
70–74
 
0.5
0.7
 
65–69
 
0.6
1.0
 
60–64
 
1.2
1.4
 
55–59
 
1.4
1.6
 
50–54
 
1.6
2.1
 
45–49
 
2.1
3.3
 
40–44
 
3.2
4.1
 
35–39
 
3.8
4.9
 
30–34
 
4.3
5.6
 
25–29
 
5.5
5.7
 
20–24
 
6.1
5.3
 
15–19
 
5.2
4.1
 
10–14
 
4.0
4.5
 
5–9
 
4.3
4.9
 
0–4
 
4.7

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. ^ "2011 National Subdivisions" (in Persian).
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran.(in Persian)
  4. ^ "2016 Population and Housing Census" (in Persian). Iranian Centre of Demographics.
  5. ^ "Results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census, by Age" (in Persian). National Department of Iranian Demographics. Archived from the original on 2014-06-28.