Estahban County is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Estahban. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 66,391, in 16,606 families. Estahban is a city in and the capital ofEstahban County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 33,101, in 8,714 families. Estahban is known to be the birthplace of Cyrus the Great and Ardashir I.
The area about Estahban is very fertile, being the largest producer of saffron, grain, cotton, ...see more walnut, almond, grapes and other fruits in the Middle East. Estahban has been the most famous provider of figs to the world. It is also one of the biggest producers of saffron. Its original name Estahbanat was changed to Estahban in 1970.