Fars Counties

Abadeh County
The area of Abadeh County is 6800 km² and its capital is the city of Abadeh in the north of Fars Province. This county neighbors Abarkuh in Yazd Province from the eastern side, Khorrambid and Eqlid from southern side, and Isfahan Province from west and north. Abadeh is 275 km away from Shiraz from northeastern side.
Tourist Attractions of Abadeh

Izadkhast Caravanserai
This Caravanserai is located in the southern part of Izadkhast at the vicinity of Izadkhast Castle. It was built during Shah Abbas ruling time in Safavid Dynasty and the materials used for its construction include bricks, clay, plaster and stone
.Sassanid Dam in Izadkhast
This dam is very old and it is known as the first arch dam in the world and it was built over Izadkhast River during the Sassanid Dynasty.

Timcheh Sarafian

It dates back to the Qajar time and it is built in two stories. This monument has edifices on all four sides and it includes 36 chambers. The chambers of the lower floor had been used as shops and the upper floor was an inn. This Timcheh is located in the Old Bazaar of Abadeh.

Khankhoreh Caravanserai

The plan of this caravanserai is in the form of an octagon and it is one of the three unique examples of Iranian Caravanserais. The materials are stone, clay and plaster. This caravanserai is 60 km away from Abadeh on Abadeh-Shiraz road.

Kolah-Farangi Palace

Kolah-Farangi Palace belongs to the Qajar Dynasty. It is a very elegant palace located in a small garden near one of the central squares of the city. The palace has a circle form and it is 20 m² and it has 4 entrance gates and tall windows.

Izadkhast Castle

The first historical building that can be observed when entering Fars Province from Isfahan is the ruins of the old Izadkhast Castle which is 75 kilometers away from Abadeh from north.

This castle is placed on a large hill and there are very small houses with narrow lanes. This historical building dates back to the Sassanid era

Arsanjan County

The capital of Arsanjan County is the city of Arsanjan and it is located in northeastern part of Fars Province. This county neighbors Pasargadaeae and Bavanat from north, Neyriz from east, Marvdasht from west, and Kharameh from south. The area of this county is 1439 km۲ and it is 1650 m above sea level. The city of Arsanjan is 120 km away from Shiraz in northeastern direction.

Estahban County


The capital of Estahban County is the city of Estahban and it is located in the eastern part of Fars Province and its capital is 175 km away from Shiraz in eastern direction. The area of this county is 1994 km۲. Estahban County neighbors Neyriz, from north, Darab from east, Fasa from south, Kharameh from west.

 

Eqlid County

The area of Eqlid County is 7146 km۲. It neighbors Abadeh from north, Khorrambid and Pasargadaeae from east, Marvdasht and Sepidan and Yasuj from south, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad and Isfahan Provinces from west. The city of Eqlid is 220 km away from Shiraz in northeastern direction.

Eqlid County is located in a mountainous region and the city of Eqlid is the highest city in northern side of Fars Province; it is also the 6th highest city in Iran. The heights of Eqlid belong to Zagros Mountains the tallest one of which is Mount Bal which is 3943 m high.

Bavanat County

The area of Bavanat County is 4697 km۲ and its capital is the city of Sourian in northeast of Fars Province and it consists of three districts: Central District, Sar-Chohan and Mazayejan. The city of Sourian is 220 km away from Shiraz in northeastern Direction.

The highest point of this county is Gholeh Khatoon (Mount Khatoon) which is 3362 m high and it is located in the southern side of Sourian City. Bavanat County neighbors Abarkuh (Yazd Province) from northern side, Khatam (Yazd Province) from east, Arsanjan and Neyriz from south and Pasargadaeae and Khorrambid from west.

Pasargadaeae County

Pasargadaeae County is a county located in northern part of Fars Province and it neighbors Khorrambid from north, Bavanat from east, Arsanjan from south and southeast, Marvdasht and Eqlid from west. The capital of this county is Saadatshahr and its area is 1813 km۲ and its capital is 120 km away from Shiraz.

Having Pasargadaeae Complex as a world heritage site, this county is one of the most significant regions for tourism in the country. Beside this world heritage, the mountainous nature and moderate and cold climate of this area and its vegetation and farmlands, as well as its situation as a summer resort has added to its tourism attractions.

Jahrom County

Jahrom County is located in a plain covered by date palms and citrus and its honeyed Shahani dates, as the message of peace and love, sweeten the taste and the fascinating perfume of orange and other citrus fruits pacifies the soul.

The area of Jahrom County is 5629 km² and its capital is the city of Jahrom which is 190 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

Jahrom County neighbors Sarvestan and Kavar from north, Fasa from east, Zarrindasht from southeast, Lar from south and Qir and Karzin and Firuzabad from west. Archeological studies and the historical remains of ancient monuments such as Gabriha Castle on the mountains surrounding the city of Jahrom indicate the historical and ancient background of this city. The stories of Shahnameh, Ferdowsi’s masterpiece, verify the prosperity of Jahrom in the Achaemenid and Sassanid Dynasty.

Kharameh County

The area of Kharameh County is 1264 km² and it was subdivided from Shiraz in 2010. Based on some evidences and documentation available to us, Kharameh dates back to 1500 years ago, i.e. 500 AD, and it has been referred to in some of the most significant historical texts. Kharameh neighbors Arsanjan from north, Neyriz and Estahban from east, Fasa from southeast, Sarvestan from south, Shiraz from west, and Marvdasht from northwest. The city of Kharameh is 75 km away from Shiraz in eastern direction.

Khorrambid County

The area of Khorrambid County is 2702 km۲ and its capital is the city of Safashahr which is located in the northern side of Fars Province. This county neighbors Abarkuh (Yazd Province) and Abadeh from north, Bavanat from east, Pasargadaeae from south and Eqlid from west. Safashahr is 180 km away from Shiraz in northeast direction. The main water resources of Fars Province originate from the springs and rivers of this county. The jungles ofBaneh (Pistacia atlantica) and Mountain Almonds (Amyg dalus scoparia) and the tribe roads for Khamseh and Qashqai Tribes, who move to this area in the summer, attract many tourists.

Khonj County

The area of Khonj County is 5800 km² and its capital is the city of Khonj, 260 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction. Khonj neighbors Qir and Karzin from north, Larestan from east, Lamerd and Gerash from south and Mohr and Farashband from west.

Darab County

The area of Darab County is 6560 km² and its capital is Darab in southeastern side of Fars Province. This county enjoys numerous natural attractions and it is one of the most fantastic counties in southern part of the province.

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Darab County neighbors Neyriz and Estahban from north, Hormozgan Province from east, Lar and Zarrindasht from south and Fasa from west. The city of Darab is 254 km away from Shiraz.

Rostam County

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The area of Rostam County is about 1200 km² and its capital is the city of Masiri which is 154 km away from Shiraz. This county neighbors Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province from north, Mamasani from east and south, and Gachsaran from west.

Zarrindasht County

The area of Zarrindasht County is 4581 km² and its capital is the city of Hajiabad located in southeastern side of Fars Province. The city of Hajiabad is 337 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

Zarrindasht County borders Darab from north and east, Larestan from south, Jahrom from west, and Fasa from northwest.

Sepidan County


The area of Sepidan County is 2839 km², it is 900 years old and it is located in the northwestern side of Fars Province. Its capital is the city of Ardekan, 75 km away from Shiraz in a northwestern direction. This land-of-all-season borders Eqlid and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province from north and northwest, Marvdasht from east, Shiraz from south and Mamasani from west.

Sarvestan County

The area of Sarvestan County is 1730 km² and its capital is the city of Sarvestan which is 80 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction. Having thousands of years behind, this county is one of the most ancient counties of Fars province and its establishment dates back to the Sassanid Dynasty.

 

Sarvestan County neighbors Kharameh from north, Fasa from east, Jahrom from southeast, Kavar from south, and Shiraz from west.

Farashband County


The area of Farashband is 5945 km² and it lies in the southeastern side of Fars Province. The capital of the county is the city of Farshband which is 172 km away from Shiraz in a southwestern direction. This county neighbors Kazerun from north, Qir and Karzin and Firuzabad from east, Khonj from south and Bushehr Province from west.

 

Fasa County

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: Its area is 4205 km² and its capital is the city of Fasa which is located in the central part of Fars Province.

This county neighbors Estahban from north, Darab and Zarrindasht from east, Jahrom from south, Sarvestan from west, and Kharameh from northwest. The city of Fasa is 140 km away from Shiraz.

 

Firuzabad County

Its area is 3559 km² and it is located on the southern side of Shiraz. This county is as old as the very Iranian history and it was the first capital of the great Sassanid Empire. It enjoys not only numerous historical monuments but also very beautiful natural sceneries.

Firuzabad neighbors Shiraz and Kavar from north, Jahrom from east, Qir and Karzin from south, Farashband from west, and Kazerun from northwest. The capital of this county is the city of Firuzabad which is 90 km away from Shiraz in a southern direction.

Qir and Karzin County


The area of this county is 3403 km² and its capital is the city of Qir in the southeastern side of Fars Province. It neighbors Firuzabad from north, Jahrom from east, Larestan from southeast, Khonj from south, and Farashband from west. The city of Qir is 184 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

Kazerun County

This county is one of the most ancient areas of Fars Province and it enjoys not only historical and religious sites, but also natural sceneries. The area of this county is 4064 km² and its capital is the city of Kazerun which is 154 km away from Shiraz in a western direction. Kazerun neighbors Mamasani from north, Shiraz from east, Firuzabad from southeast, Farashband from south and Bushehr Province from west.

Kavar County


Its area is 1650 km² and it is located in the central area of Fars Province. Its capital, the city of Kavar, is 45 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction. It neighbors Shiraz from north, Sarvestan from east, Jahrom from south and Firuzabad from west.

Gerash County


It is located in the central area of Fars and its capital, the city of Gerash, is 360 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction. This county borders Larestan from north, south and east, and Lamerd and Khonj from west.

Larestan County


It is one of the southern counties in Fars Province and its area is 15957 km².

It borders Jahrom, Zarrindasht and Darab from north, Hormozgan Province from east and south, Lamerd from southwest, Khonj and Gerash from west, Qir and Karzin from northwest. The city of Lar is 380 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

Lamerd County


Its area is 3915 km² and its capital is the city of Lamerd and it is a southern county in Fars. The city of Lamerd is 446 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

It borders Khonj, Gerash and Larestan from north, Larestan from east and south and Mohr from west.

Marvdasht County


This county has an ancient history as old as that of Iran. That’s why it attracts the attention of many archeologists and those interested in Iranian culture and art. The area of this county is 4649 km² and its capital is 45 km away from Shiraz in a northwestern direction. It neighbors Eqlid from north, Pasargadae and Arsanjan from East, Shiraz from south, Kharameh from southeast, and Sepidan from west.

Nour-Abad Mamasani County

Its area is 5601 km² and its capital is the city of Nurabad which is located in northeastern side of Fars Province. Mamasani shares border with Rostam and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province from north, Sepidan from east, Shiraz and Kazerun from south, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyrahmad Province from west. The city of Nurabad is 150 km away from Shiraz in a northwestern direction.

Mohr County


Its capital is the city of Mohr and its area is 2354 km². The city of Mohr is 530 km away from Shiraz in a southern direction. This county neighbors Lamerd from north and east, Bushehr Province from west, and Khonj from northwest.

Neyriz County


It is 10787 km² and its capital is the city of Neyriz in the eastern side of Fars Province. It is one of the oldest cities of Fars Province and it had been known as “Nayzi”, meaning “weaponry and steelwork factory”, in the Achaemenid dynasty.

Neyriz County borders Yazd Province and Bavanat from north, Kerman Province from east, Hormozgan Province from southeast, Darab from south and Estahban, Kharameh and Arsanjan from west. The city of Neyriz is 210 km away from Shiraz in a southeastern direction.

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