Kaleybar County

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Kaleybar County

شهرستان کلیبر
Location in East Azerbaijan Province
Location in East Azerbaijan Province
Location of East Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Location of East Azerbaijan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 38°54′N 47°03′E / 38.900°N 47.050°E / 38.900; 47.050Coordinates: 38°54′N 47°03′E / 38.900°N 47.050°E / 38.900; 47.050
Country Iran
ProvinceEast Azerbaijan
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Abish Ahmad District
 • Total52,798
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
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Kaleybar County (Persian: شهرستان کلیبر‎) is a county in East Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Kaleybar. In addition to the capital city, the county is noted for the Arasbaran forests protected area[1] and the Bazz Galasi, the fortress of Babak Khorramdin.[2]

At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Khoda Afarin County) was 87,259, in 19,250 families; excluding those portions, the population was 52,798, in 11,758 families.[3] The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Abish Ahmad District. The county has two cities: Kaleybar and Abish Ahmad.


Kaleybar County is divided into two districts:


  1. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W. (1976) Historical Gazetteer of Iran: Tehran and Northwestern Iran Akademische Drucku. Verlagsanstalt, Graz, Austria, page 326, ISBN 3-201-00992-X
  2. ^ Burke, Andrew and Elliott. Mark (2008) Iran Lonely Planet, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, page 159, ISBN 978-1-74104-293-1
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.