|• Total||8,476 |
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
Bostan (Persian: بستان, also Romanized as Bostān; also known as Basāţīn, Bisaitin, and Bustān) is a city and capital of Bostan District, in Dasht-e Azadegan County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 7,314, in 1,257 families. It is mainly known for its battles during the Iran–Iraq War, the Operation Tariq al-Qods.
The city is situated in the Khuzestan province in Iran, with the cities of Dehloran to the north, Dezful to the east, Hoveizeh to the south, Susangerd to the southeast, and Iraq to the west. The city itself holds a grand mosque and municipal building.
Low rolling hills are situated in the northeast and the Karkheh River runs close to the town proper. Water from this river is pumped regularly into the farmlands. Sand dunes and marshes are situated to the northwest, along with a narrow pass called Tang-e-Chazzabeh.
The cities main source of income comes from production of foods, livestock, and handicrafts. Buffalo, bull, camels, and sheep are regularly exported to other cities. Oil is also a primary resource.
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