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Kerend-e Gharb

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Kerend-e Gharb

كرندغرب
city
Kerend-e Gharb is located in Iran
Kerend-e Gharb
Kerend-e Gharb
Coordinates: 34°17′03″N 46°14′32″E / 34.28417°N 46.24222°E / 34.28417; 46.24222Coordinates: 34°17′03″N 46°14′32″E / 34.28417°N 46.24222°E / 34.28417; 46.24222
Country Iran
ProvinceKermanshah
CountyDalahu
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2006)
 • Total7,894
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Kerend-e Gharb (Kurdish: نكرن ,کرن, Kirin‎, Persian: كرندغرب‎; also known as Kerend, Karand, and Karīnd)[1] is a city and capital of Dalahu County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 7,894, in 2,041 families.[2]

Kerend-e Gharb is also important in the Yarsani religion as it is the location of the tombs of the holy men Pir Benjamin and Pir Musi. [3]

- Kurds on the Roof, a scene painted by Jāzeps Grosvalds while he was British First lieutenant of the British Expeditionary Group, the scene was painted when they crossed Kerend near Kermanshah

References

  1. ^ Kerend-e Gharb can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3070217" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  3. ^ https://www.academia.edu/10772192/The_Cults_of_the_Angels_The_Indigenous_Religions_of_Kurdistan
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