Kerend-e Gharb

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Kerend-e Gharb

كرندغرب
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Kerend-e Gharb
Coordinates: 34°17′03″N46°14′32″E / 34.28417°N 46.24222°E / 34.28417; 46.24222 Coordinates: 34°17′03″N46°14′32″E / 34.28417°N 46.24222°E / 34.28417; 46.24222
Country Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
Province Kermanshah
County Dalahu
Bakhsh Central
Population
 (2006)
  Total7,894
Time zone UTC+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]

The city is populated by Kurds and is important in the Yarsani religion as it is the location of the tombs of the holy men Pir Benjamin and Pir Musi. [3] [4]

- Kurds on the Roof, a scene painted by Jazeps Grosvalds while he was British First lieutenant of the British Expeditionary Group, the scene was painted when they crossed Kerend near Kermanshah Jazeps Grosvalds - Kurds on the Roof - Google Art Project.jpg
- 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

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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. "Language distribution: Kermanshah Province". Iran Atlas. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  4. https://www.academia.edu/10772192/The_Cults_of_the_Angels_The_Indigenous_Religions_of_Kurdistan