Nishapur County (Persian: شهرستان نیشابور, Šahrestâne Nišâpur) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nishapur. At the 2011 census, its population was 433,104, in 118,214 families; excluding those portions.
Nüşadür شهرستان نیشابور
Mount Binalud, located within the county.
Razavi Khorasan counties
Location of Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran
|Province||Razavi Khorasan Province|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Sarvelayat District, Zeberkhan District, Miyan Jolgeh District|
|• Farman dar||Mozaffari , qolam hossein|
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
|Nishapur County at GEOnet Names Server|
Nishapur massacre by the MongolsEdit
The Nishapur massacre by the Mongols took place at Nishapur in April 1221. The Mongol armies of Genghis Khan massacred the entire population of the area, which some estimates put at 1,747,000 citizens.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2016-10-06.
- DEATH BY GOVERNMENT
- اطلس گیتاشناسی استانهای ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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