Vafs, Markazi

Vafs (Persian: وفس‎; also known as Vabs and Waūs)[1] is a village in Esfandan Rural District, in the Central District of Komijan County, Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,607, in 509 families.[2] The inhabitants belong to the Tat ethnic group and they speak Tati language.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Vafs is located in Iran
Coordinates: 34°50′55″N 49°22′58″E / 34.84861°N 49.38278°E / 34.84861; 49.38278Coordinates: 34°50′55″N 49°22′58″E / 34.84861°N 49.38278°E / 34.84861; 49.38278
Country Iran
Rural DistrictEsfandan
 • Total1,607
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)


  1. ^ Vafs can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3087988" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  3. ^ "Komijan County" (in Persian). IRIB. 17 April 2009. Archived from the original on 21 January 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  4. ^ A Grammar of Vafsi-Tati, Donald Leonard Stilo, 1971 (Tat language, 450 pages)
  5. ^ The Tati dialects in the Sociolinguistic Context of Northwestern Iran and Transcaucasia, Stilo, D. 1981: In: Iranian Studies 14.3/4, 137-187.
  6. ^ A Grammar of Southern Tati Dialects, Professor Ehsan Yarshater, 1969
  7. ^ Farhang-e Tāti (Tati Dictionary), Jahandoost Sabzalipour, Rasht: Farhang-e Iliya Press. Second. Edition in 2013
  8. ^ Tati, W. B. Henning.
  9. ^ Tats of Iran and Caucasus, Ali Abdoli, 2010.