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Ardakan County is a county in yazd Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Ardakan. Ardakan is the second major city of yazd Province. It was established in the 12th century in the Zardug region.
Ardakan is 60 kilometres away from ...see more yazd, and it has dry weather.
At the 2006 census, the county's population was 66,900, in 18,140 families. The county is divided into three districts: the Central District, Kharanaq District, and Aqda District.
The county has three cities: Ardakan, Ahmadabad, and Aqda.

The word Ardakan in Persian means "holy place" or "clean place" (Modern Persian: arda+kan / Middle Persian: arta+gan) and the city has a lot of historical religious attractions such as the Grand Mosque Of Ardakan (Masjed-e Jame’), Zire-deh Mosque, Emam-Zadeh Mir Seyyed Mohammad and Tekyeh bazaar.

This region is one of the Zoroastrian centres of Iran, and there are numerous holy sites for Zoroastrians in Sharif-Abad, a village near Ardakan. Each summer thousands of Zoroastrians from around the world gather there for pilgrimage.

The most important shrine is Pir-e Sabz Chek Chek. Other shrines are include Pir Shah Eshtad Izad, Pir Shah Tashtar Izad, Pir Shah Mehr Izad and Pir Shah Morad.

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