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Mashhad County

Mashhad County
شهرستان مشهد
County
Coordinates:
Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan Province
Capital Mashhad
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Ahmadabad District, Razaviyeh District
Population (2006)excluding portions later split from the county
 • Total 2,798,298
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Mashhad County (Persian: شهرستان مشهد‎‎) is a county (shahrestān) in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Mashhad. At the 2006 census, its population (including parts of the county later split from it to form Torqabeh e Shandiz County) was 2,848,637, in 746,652 families; excluding those portions, the population was 2,798,298 in 732,996 families.[1] Mashhad County is the most populous county in Razavi Khorasan Province and the second most populus in the country behind Tehran County.

Districts

The county is divided in three districts (bakhsh), with their capitals:

The districts are further divided in smaller units, like cities or towns (shahr) and rural units (dehestān).

References

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