Mahabad

Mahabad

Mahabad (Persian: مهاباد)[a] is a city in the Central District of Mahabad County, West Azerbaijan province, Iran, serving as capital of both the county and the district.[5] At the 2006 census, its population was 133,324 in 31,000 households.[6] The following census in 2011 counted 147,268 people in 38,393 households.[7] The latest census in 2016 showed a population of 168,393 people in 47,974 households.[2]