Mamasani County

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Mamasani County
شهرستان ممسنی
Location in Fars Province
Location in Fars Province
Fars Province in Iran
Fars Province in Iran
Coordinates: 30°06′N 51°24′E / 30.100°N 51.400°E / 30.100; 51.400Coordinates: 30°06′N 51°24′E / 30.100°N 51.400°E / 30.100; 51.400
Country Iran
Bakhsh (Districts)Central District, Mahvarmilani District, Doshman Ziari District
 • Total166,317
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Area code(+98) 071
Mamasani County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3073848" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
Mamasanis tower by Eugène Flandin

Mamasani County (Luri and Persian: شهرستان ممسنی) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nurabad. It is 180 kilometres from Shiraz.

The people of Mamasani speak Luri language from southern Luri dialect. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Rostam County) was 162,694, in 45,145 families; excluding such portions, the population was 166,317, in 26,011 families.[1] The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Mahvarmilani District, and Doshman Ziari District. The county has three cities: Nurabad, Khumeh Zar and Baba Monir.

Mamasani (also Muhammad Hasni) an ancient tribe with numerous sub-tribes live in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and other countries. The main tribe resides in Mamasani county in Fars province in Iran and speak Luri language. The Sistani Mamasanis live in Sistan and Baluchistan. The Brahui and Baluchi Mamasanis are called Muhammad Hassani and live in Baluchistan provinces of Iran and Pakistan and Nimrus and Helmand of Afghanistan.

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  1. "Population - Iran Data Portal". Islamic Republic of Iran.

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