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Title: Poldasht  
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Subject: List of cities, towns and villages in West Azerbaijan Province, Aras Dam, West Azerbaijan Province, Cities in West Azerbaijan Province, List of highways in Iran
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Poldasht is located in Iran
Country  Iran
Province West Azerbaijan
County Poldasht
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,584
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Poldasht (Persian: پلدشت‎‎; also Romanized as Pol Dasht, Pol’desht, Pol-e Dasht, and Pul Dasht; also known as Araplar)[1] is a city in and the capital of Poldasht County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,584, in 2,205 families.[2] The city lies on the western bank of the Aras River.

Poldasht is a Persian word meaning arable land by the bridge. Adjacent to Poldasht city is the Aras River Dam and an Iranian border terminal.


  1. ^ Poldasht can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078448" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)".  

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