Susangerd (Persian: سوسنگرد‎, in Arabic: الخفاجية‎, also Romanized as Sūsangerd, Sūsangird, and Sūsangurd), also known as Dasht-e Āzādegān (Persian: دشت آزادگان‎), Dashte’ Mishan, Dasht-i-Mishān (Persian: دشت میشان‎),[2] is a city in the Central District of Dasht-e Azadegan County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. [3] At the 2006 census, its population was 43,591, in 7,636 families.


سوسنگرد (Persian)
الخفاجيية (Arabic)
Susangerd is located in Iran
Coordinates: 31°33′39″N 48°10′59″E / 31.56083°N 48.18306°E / 31.56083; 48.18306Coordinates: 31°33′39″N 48°10′59″E / 31.56083°N 48.18306°E / 31.56083; 48.18306
Country Iran
CountyDasht-e Azadegan
 (2016 Census)
 • Total51,431 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

The population of Susangerd is more than 120.000 people, and the vast majority of its inhabitants are Khuzestani Arab people. Susangerd is considered among the famous cities of Iran due to Iran-Iraq war and also because of liberation of Susangerd (from the siege of Iraqi forces).[4]

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  2. ^ Susangerd can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3059994" 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. ^ Susangerd (Khafajiyeh Retrieved 2 Jan 2019