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Mamasani County

Mamasani County
شهرستان ممسنی
Country  Iran
Province Fars
Capital Nurabad
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Mahvarmilani District, Doshman Ziari District
Population (2006)
 • Total 117,317
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Mamasani County (Lurish and Persian: شهرستان ممسنی‎‎) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nurabad, which is located 180 kilometres from Shiraz. The people of Mamasani speak Lurish language from southern Lurish dialect. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Rostam County) was 162,694, in 35,145 families; excluding such portions, the population was 117,317, in 26,011 families.[1] The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Mahvarmilani District, and Doshman Ziari District. The county has two cities: Nurabad and Khumeh Zar.

Mamasani (also Muhammad Hasni) an ancient tribe with numerous sub-tribes live in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and other countries. The main tribe resides in Mamasani county in Fars province in Iran and speak Luri anguage. The Sistani Mamasanis live in Sistan and Baluchistan. The Brahui and Baluchi Mamasanis are called Muhammad Hassani live in Baluchistan provinces of Iran and Pakistan and Nimrus and Helmand of Afghanistan.


  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)".  

External links

  • A Mamasani folk-song sung by Shusha Guppy in the 1970s: You Must Come to Me.
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