Gonbad-e Kavus County

Gonbad-e Qabus County
شهرستان گنبد کاووس

The tower, in the capital (Gonbad-e Qabus), is a remnant of Ziyarid architecture.
Coordinates: 37°30′N 55°00′E / 37.500°N 55.000°E / 37.500; 55.000Coordinates: 37°30′N 55°00′E / 37.500°N 55.000°E / 37.500; 55.000
Country  Iran
Province Golestan Province
Capital Gonbad-e Qabus
Bakhsh (Districts) Central District, Dashli Borun District
Population (2006)
  Total 283,331
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.[1] 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.


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