Dehestan ( fa, دهستان, lit=rural district, also
Romanization or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion of text from a different writing system to the Roman (Latin) script, or a system for doing so. Methods of romanization include transliteration, for representing written text, and ...
as "dehestān") is a type of
Administrative division, administrative unit,Article 3(1). country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, constituent state, as well as many similar terms, are generic names for geographical areas into which a particular, ind ...
. It is above the village and under the
A ( fa, بخش, also romanized as ) is a third-level administrative division of Iran
Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, and also called Persia, is a country located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Iraq
. , there were 2,400 dehestans in Iran.
Subdivisions of Iran
Types of administrative division