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For the administrative subdivisions, see Bajestan County and Bajestan Rural District.

Coordinates: 34°30′59″N 58°11′04″E / 34.51639°N 58.18444°E / 34.51639; 58.18444Coordinates: 34°30′59″N 58°11′04″E / 34.51639°N 58.18444°E / 34.51639; 58.18444

Country  Iran
Province Razavi Khorasan
County Bajestan
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,136
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Bajestan (Persian: بجستان‎, also Romanized as Bajestān, Bejestān, Bījestān, and Bījistān)[1] is a city in and the capital of Bajestan County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 11,136, in 3,090 families.[2]

The most important products of Bajestan are saffron[3] and pomegranate.

The city has a dry climate with significant difference between day and night temperatures. It is a fast growing city, thus becoming one of the major centres in the south of Razavi Khorasan.


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