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Urmia County

Urmia County
شهرستان ارومیه
Location of Urmia County in West Azerbaijan Province.
Location of Urmia County in West Azerbaijan Province.
Country  Iran
Province West Azerbaijan
Capital Urmia
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Anzal District, Silvaneh District, Sumay-ye Beradust District, Nazlu District
Population (2006)
 • Total 856,914
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Urmia County (Persian: شهرستان ارومیه‎‎) is a county in West Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Urmia. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 856,914, in 215,342 families.[1] The county has five cities: Urmia, Qushchi, Silvaneh, Serow, and Nushin.

Administrative divisions

Urmia County map

Urmia County is divided into five districts:

  1. Central: Bakeshluchay Rural District, Baranduz Rural District, Baranduzchay-ye Jonubi Rural District, Baranduzchay-ye Shomali Rural District, Bash Qaleh Rural District, Dul Rural District, Nazluy-ye Jonubi Rural District, Rowzeh Chay Rural District, and Torkaman Rural District, with Urmia as the administrative seat.
  2. Anzal: Anzal-e Jonubi Rural District and Anzal-e Shomali Rural District, with Qushchi as the administrative seat.
  3. Nazlu: Nazluchay Rural District, Nazlu-e Shomali Rural District and Tala Tappeh Rural District, with Nushin as the administrative seat.
  4. Silvaneh: Dasht Rural District, Margavar Rural District, and Targavar Rural District, with Silvane as the administrative seat.
  5. Sumay-ye Beradust: Beradust Rural District, Sumay-ye Jonubi Rural District, and Sumay-ye Shomali Rural District, with Serow as the administrative seat.


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

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