Bain, Iran



Ben ( fa, بن, also
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d as Bain and Ban) is a city in the Central District of Ben County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province,
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, and serves as capital of the county. At the 2006 census, its population was 11,699 in 3,141 households, when it was a city in Shahrekord County before the establishment of Ben County. The following census in 2011 counted 11,775 people in 3,534 households. The latest census in 2016 showed a population of 12,971 people in 4,049 households, by which time it became the capital of the new county. The city is populated by
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with a small Persian minority.

Notable people

* Habib Esfahani


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