Torbat-e Heydarieh County

Torbat-e Heydarieh County (Persian: شهرستان تربت حیدریه, Šahrestâne Torbate Heydarie) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Torbat-e Heydarieh. At the 2006 census, its population (including portions of the county later split from it to form Zave County) was 261,917, in 67,735 families; excluding such portions, the population was 195,711 in 51,917 families.[2] The county is subdivided into four districts (bakhsh): the Central District, Bayg District, Kadkan District, and Jolgeh Rokh District. The county has four cities: Torbat-e Heydarieh, Bayg, Kadkan, and Robat-e Sang.

Torbat-e Heydarieh County
شهرستان تربت حیدریه
شهرستان تربت حیدریه
Saffron is the main agricultural product of this county
Saffron is the main agricultural product of this county
Location of TorbatHeydariye County in Razavi Khorasan province
Location of TorbatHeydariye County in Razavi Khorasan province
Location of Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran
Location of Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 35°24′N 59°19′E / 35.400°N 59.317°E / 35.400; 59.317Coordinates: 35°24′N 59°19′E / 35.400°N 59.317°E / 35.400; 59.317
Country Iran
ProvinceRazavi Khorasan Province
CapitalTorbat-e Heydarieh
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total224,626
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Torbat-e Heydarieh County at GEOnet Names Server

Torbat - Heydarieh city is 1005 km. far from Tehran and is located in a mountainous region on the skirt of mountain having different weathers in different areas. In the past, this city was called "Zaveh", According to a narrative in 13th century AD., Sheikh Haydar -famous Gnostic- was living there. The change of its name from "Zaveh" to Torbat-Haydarieh is related to the life and tomb of this great Gnostic. The existing cultural heritage belong to Sasanian time and 13th century AD. and are as follows: Bazeh Hovar and Robat Sefid fire - temple, Ghotb-e-dinn Haydar, Sheik Haydar, Sheik Abolghasema and Shoh Senjan tombs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran.
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.

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