Pol-e Dokhtar

Pol-e Dokhtar ([1]Persian: پلدختر‎, meaning Bridge of the Daughter, also Romanized as Pol Dokhtar and Pul-i-Dukhtar)[2] is a city in and capital of Pol-e Dokhtar County, Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 22,558, in 5,131 families.[3]

Poldokhtar

پلدختر
City
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Poldokhtar is located in Iran
Poldokhtar
Poldokhtar
Coordinates: 33°09′13″N 47°42′49″E / 33.15361°N 47.71361°E / 33.15361; 47.71361Coordinates: 33°09′13″N 47°42′49″E / 33.15361°N 47.71361°E / 33.15361; 47.71361
Country Iran
ProvinceLorestan
CountyPoldokhtar
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total26,352 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Websitehttp://sh-poldokhtar.ir

Pol-e-Dokhtar is approximately 100 kilometres from Khorramabad, the provincial capital. Just north of the city resides the remains of an ancient bridge, which, along with others in this area, has been submitted as a potential UNESCO World Heritage site.[4]

MonumentsEdit

Cave kalmakarehEdit

In 1989 a unique treasure in the cave was discovered Klmakareh Poldokhtar city, according to Mehr news agency, it can take into account the six treasures of the ancient world.

Kogan caveEdit

Cogan cave is located in ashkanian East Poldokhtar city.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Pol-e Dokhtar can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078454" 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. ^ The Collection of Historical Bridges - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

External linksEdit

 
Pol-e Dokhtar bridge