Nishapur County or officially Romanized as Neyshabur County (Persian: شهرستان نیشابور, Šahrestâne Neyšhâbur) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. The capital city of this county is the city of Nishapur which is the second largest city in the province and the third largest city in Eastern Iran. According to a census conducted in 2011 by the government of Iran, its population was 433,104 which included 118,214 households.
|Province||Razavi Khorasan Province|
|Named for||Shapur I|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Bakhsh: Central District(Bakhsh), Sarvelayat District, Miyan Jolgeh District|
|• Farman dar (Governor)||Mozaffari , qolam hossein|
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
|Nishapur County at GEOnet Names Server|
The county of Nishapur comprises the following three districts (Bakhshs): the Central District, the Sarvelayat District, and the Miyan Jolgeh District. The cities of Nishapur, Chekneh, and Bar are within the boundaries of these districts.
Nishapur massacre by the MongolsEdit
The Nishapur massacre by the Mongols took place at Nishapur in the April of 1221. The Mongol armies of Genghis Khan massacred the entire population of the area, which some estimates put it at 1,747,000 citizens.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran.
- "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)