Poldasht (Persian: پلدشت‎; also Romanized as Pol Dasht, Pol’desht, Pol-e Dasht, and Pul Dasht; also known as Araplar)[2] is a city and capital of Poldasht County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 11,472, in 3,377 families.[3] The city lies on the western bank of the Aras River.

Poldasht

پلدشت
City
Poldasht is located in Iran
Poldasht
Poldasht
Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111Coordinates: 39°20′53″N 45°04′16″E / 39.34806°N 45.07111°E / 39.34806; 45.07111
Country Iran
ProvinceWest Azerbaijan
CountyPoldasht
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total11,472 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Poldasht is a Persian word meaning arable land by the bridge. Adjacent to Poldasht city is the Aras River Dam and an Iranian border terminal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Poldasht can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078448" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.