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Konarak, Iran

For the administrative subdivision, see Konarak County.
Konarak
كنارك
city
Konarak
Konarak

Coordinates: 25°21′37″N 60°23′58″E / 25.36028°N 60.39944°E / 25.36028; 60.39944Coordinates: 25°21′37″N 60°23′58″E / 25.36028°N 60.39944°E / 25.36028; 60.39944

Country  Iran
Province Sistan and Baluchestan
County Konarak
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 28,685
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Konarak (Persian: كنارك‎, also Romanized as Konārak, Kenārak, Kūmārak, and Kunārak)[1] is a city in and the capital of Konarak County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 28,685, in 6,044 families.[2]

It is situated in the western coast of Chabahar Bay, on the Makran coast on the Gulf of Oman. Konarak Airport is a military airbase, which also has civilian flights. The overwhelming majority of the city's inhabitants are ethnic Baloch who speak the Balochi language

Nearby cities and towns

  • Pozm-e Machchan (2.9 nm)
  • Regedan (6.7 nm)
  • Sergan (7.2 nm)
  • Naserabad (5.4 nm) Tis (12.0 nm)
  • Kursar (12.9 nm)
  • Chabahar (13.2 nm)

References

  • http://europe.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?formtype=address&country=IR&addtohistory=&city=kumar
  • http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/
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