Gotvand (Persian: گتوند) is a city in and the capital of Gotvand County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 21,428, in 4,422 families. Gotvand holds share-record for highest temperature recorded in Iran with 53,0 °C (July 17, 2014), tying the record set at Dehloran in July 2011. The Lower and Upper Gotvand Dams are located northeast of the city on the Karun River. The county has two cities: Gotvand and Jannat Makan.