Gonbad-e Kavus County
|Gonbad-e Qabus County|
شهرستان گنبد کاووس
|Coordinates: 37°30′N 55°00′E / 37.500°N 55.000°ECoordinates: 37°30′N 55°00′E / 37.500°N 55.000°E|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Dashli Borun District|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
|Gonbad-e Kavus County at GEOnet Names Server|
Gonbad-e Qabus County (Persian: شهرستان گنبد کاووس) is a county in Golestan Province in Iran. Formerly called Gorgan or Jorjan, because of the ruins of the historical city called Gorgan, the capital of the Ziyarid dynasty, in its southwest corner. Before that it was called Hyrcania. The capital of the county is Gonbad-e Qabus. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 283,331, in 63,482 families. The county consists of two districts: Dashli Borun District and Central District. The county has two cities: Incheh Borun and Gonbad-e Qabus. Current city is founded by the order of Reza Pahlavi, by German engineers and architectures, based on urban designing standards.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
- اطلس گیتاشناسی استانهای ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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