ⓘ Central District, Mahshahr County. The Central District of Mahshahr County is a district in Mahshahr County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its p ..

                                     

ⓘ Central District (Mahshahr County)

The Central District of Mahshahr County is a district in Mahshahr County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 179.804, in 38.469 families. The District has two cities: Bandar-e Mahshahr and Chamran. The District has one rural district: Jarahi Rural District. Bandar-e Mahshahr is an ancient city and port in the Khuzestan province in south-western Iran. Originally known as Reyshahr and then Machuleh, it eventually came to be known as Bandar-e Mashoor. The name changed again in 1965, this time to Bandar-e Mah Shahr. The word Mah-shahr is Persian and means "city of the moon".