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Bostanabad County

Bostanabad County
شهرستان بستان‌آباد
County
Location of Bostanabad County in East Azerbaijan Province
Location of Bostanabad County in East Azerbaijan Province
Coordinates:
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
Capital Bostanabad
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Tekmeh Dash District
Population (2006)
 • Total 96,555
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
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Bostanabad County (Persian: شهرستان بستان‌آباد‎‎) is a county in East Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Bostanabad. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 96,555, in 21,225 families.[1] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Tekmeh Dash District. The county has two cities: Bostanabad and Tekmeh Dash.

Locations

The town of Bostanabad in Bostanabad County, located 55 kilometers from Tabriz, was built on the site of the old city of Ojan whose name has been mentioned in many history books since the sixth century AH. Ojan was the summer capital of the Moghuls, and was completely destroyed later on due to various events.

Quory Gueol Lake, a leisure place in East Azerbaijan Province, is one of the natural shelters for many migrant birds.

Warm Water Spring is located near the main road between Tabriz and Tehran.

Aq Bolaq Cave is located in the southern part of the county towards Qareh Chaman.

References

  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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