Climate : Warm
OldName : Savegan
Saveh County (Persian: شهرستان ساوه) is a county in Markazi Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Saveh. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 235,843, in 63,672 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Nowbaran District. The county has three cities: Saveh, Nowbaran, and Gharqabad.
In the 7th century BC it was a stronghold of the Medes. During the Parthian rule of Persia, it was called ...see more Saavakineh, and was one of the main hubs of the empire.
In the Middle Ages, it was a residence of the Dailamites and of the Seljuqs. It was severely damaged by the Mongol invasion in the 13th century; it was restored during the Ilkhanids. Saveh was again sacked by the Timurids, but later grew under the Safavids. It eventually lost much of its importance when Tehran became the official capital of Persia and, in the mid-19th century, many of the inhabitants moved to Tehran.