Kharqan Rural District (Semnan Province)



Kharqan Rural District ( fa, دهستان خرقان) is a
rural district Rural districts were a type of local government area – now superseded – established at the end of the 19th century in England, Wales, and Ireland for the administration of predominantly rural areas at a level lower than that of the Ad ...
(''dehestan'') in
Bastam District Bastam District ( fa, بخش بسطام) is a district (bakhsh A ( fa, بخش, also romanized as ) is a third-level administrative division Administrative division, administrative unit,Article 3(1). country subdivision, administra ...
Shahrud County Shahrud County ( fa, شهرستان شاهرود) is located in Semnan province, Semnan province, Iran. The capital of the county is Shahrud, Iran, Shahrud. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions of the county late ...
, Semnan Province,
Iran Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, and also called Persia, is a country located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west, by Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest, by the Caspian Sea and Turkmeni ...
. At the 2006 census, its population was 15,936, in 4,406 families. The rural district has 43 villages.

Famous natives

Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqani Abu 'l-Hassan Ali ibn Ahmad (or ibn Jaʻfar) ibn Salmān al-Kharaqāni ( fa, شیخ ابوالحسن خرقانی) is one of the master Sufi Sufism ( ar, ''aṣ-ṣūfiyya''), also known as Tasawwuf ( ''at-taṣawwuf''), is a mysticism, mys ...


Rural Districts of Semnan Province Shahrud County {{Shahrud-geo-stub