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Tangestan County

Tangestan County
شهرستان تنگستان
County
Tangestan County in Map of Bushehr Province.
Tangestan County in Map of Bushehr Province.
Coordinates:
Country  Iran
Province Bushehr Province
Capital Ahram
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Delvar District
Population (2006)
 • Total 63,276
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Tangestan County (Persian: شهرستان تنگستان‎‎) is a county in Bushehr Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Ahram. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 63,276, in 14,620 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Delvar District. The county has two cities: Ahram and Delvar.

Tangestan region in southern Iran is well known for its resistance to the invasion by British forces in late 19th century. Tangestan County is the home of the group of people known as Tangesier. Rais Ali Delvari the commander of Tangesier fighters is known as a national hero in the region. Tangestan is also famous in Iran for its high quality dates.

References

  1. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)".  
  • اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)

External links

  • http://www.itto.org/tourismattractions/?sight=2162
  • http://tajikam.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7957


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