Zahedan

Zahedan

Zahedan (Balochi and Persian: زاهدانⓘ; [zɒːheˈd̪ɒːn])[a] is a city in the Central District of Zahedan County, Sistan and Baluchestan province, Iran and serves as capital of the province, county and district.[6] It is near the Iran-Pakistan border. At the 2006 census, its population was 552,706 in 109,488 households.[7] The following census in 2011 counted 560,725 people in 134,088 households.[8] The 2016 census showed a population of 587,730 people in 146,717 households.[3]