Climate : Warm
Zarand County (Persian: شهرستان زرند) is a county in Kerman Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Zarand. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 119,144, in 28,746 families. The county is subdivided into two districts (bakhsh): the Central District and Yazdanabad District. The county has four cities: Zarand, Khanuk, Reyhan Shahr, and Yazdan Shahr.
On February 22, 2005, a major earthquake killed hundreds of residents in the town of Zarand and several nearby villages in north Kerman. (See 2005 Zarand earthquake.)
Southwest of Tehran, Iran, halfway between Tehran and Saveh, there is a plain also called Zarand. Zavyeh and Mamounieh are two small towns on this plain. A crater on Mars is named after this city.