Sarbisheh County

Sarbisheh County (Persian: شهرستان سربیشه) is in South Khorasan province, Iran. The capital of the county is the city of Sarbisheh. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 37,591 in 10,119 households.[1] The following census in 2011 counted 39,487 people in 11,164 households.[2] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 40,959 in 12,011 households.[3] Sarbisheh is Persian for "forest gate," and contains the last remaining dry forests of southern Khorasan in its surrounding mountains.

Sarbisheh County
شهرستان سربیشه
County
Location of Sarbisheh County in South Khorasan province
Location of Sarbisheh County in South Khorasan province
Location of South Khorasan province in Iran
Location of South Khorasan province in Iran
Coordinates: 32°28′N 60°03′E / 32.467°N 60.050°E / 32.467; 60.050Coordinates: 32°28′N 60°03′E / 32.467°N 60.050°E / 32.467; 60.050
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceSouth Khorasan
CapitalSarbisheh
DistrictsCentral, Doreh, Mud
Population
 (2016)
 • Total40,959
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Sarbisheh County at GEOnet Names Server

Administrative divisionsEdit

The population history and structural changes of Sarbisheh County's administrative divisions over three consecutive censuses are shown in the following table. The latest census shows three districts, six rural districts, and two cities.[3]

Sarbisheh County Population
Administrative Divisions 2006[1] 2011[2] 2016[3]
Central District 25,788 27,407 17,755
Doreh Rural District 9,650 10,007
Ghainab Rural District 3,706
Momenabad Rural District 9,997 9,197 5,334
Sarbisheh (city) 6,141 8,203 8,715
Doreh District 11,167
Doreh Rural District 6,975
Lanu Rural District 4,192
Mud District 11,803 12,080 12,037
Mud Rural District 4,403 4,238 4,180
Naharjan Rural District 4,949 4,775 4,380
Mud (city) 2,451 3,067 3,477
Total 37,591 39,487 40,959

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 29. Archived from the original (Excel) on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)" (Excel). Iran Data Portal (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 29. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 29. Archived from the original (Excel) on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2022.