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Encyclopedia > Shahrestan

A geographical political division in Iran. A shahrestan is an area inside an ostan (Geography) and consists of a city as centre, few bakhsh and many villages around them. Fars Province with 23 shahrestan has the highest number of shahrestan while Semnan and South Khorasan each have only 4 shahrestan. Iran had 324 shahrestan in 2005. Fars (Persian: فارس) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Semnan may refer to: Semnan province Semnan (city) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... South Khorasan (Persian: خراسان جنوبی) is a province located in eastern Iran. ...


Each shahrestan has a governmental office known as Farmandari which coordinate different events and governmental offices there. Farmandar or the head of Farmandari is the governor o shahrestan which is the highest governmental authority in a particular shahrestan.


Shahrestan is a Persian name. Shahr means city or town and -stan is a suffix. Persian may refer to more than one article: the Western name for Iranian (see Iran/Persia naming controversy) Persian, an Iranian language the Persians, an ethnic group a Persian, a breed of cat Persian, a Pokémon character Etymology English Persian < Old English, < Latin *Persianus, < Latin Persia, < ancient Greek Persis...


 
 

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