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Chahār Maḥāl wa Bakhtiyārī
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Under the country’s current division of provinces, established in 1391 Sh./2012, Chahār Maḥāl wa Bakhtiyārī consists of nine districts: Ardal, Burūjin, Shahr-i Kurd, Kiyār, Fārsān, Kūhrang, Sāmān, Bin and Lurdigān, with eighteen bakhshs, or sub-districts, and thirty-six towns (Statistical Centre of Iran, Taqsīmāt).

Attractions

The province’s attractions include Talāb-i Chughā-khūr (Chaghā-khūr wetland plain), Sarāb-i Rustamābād, Chishma-yi Baram L…

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Pat, Fariba and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Chahār Maḥāl wa Bakhtiyārī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000077>
First published online: 2021



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