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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bukan is a town south of Lake Urmia about 1,300 metres above sea level. It lies in the West Azarbaijan Province of Iran. According to the 2006 census, the population of the town was 49,340 and the county of Bukan had a population of 104,308. The town is situated on the eastern bank of the S m nar d, known locally as m B k n, on the road between Saqqez and Mi ndo b at about 56 km southeast of Mahabad. Bukan is inhabited by Kurds, adherents of Shafe ite Sunnism, who speak the Sorani, or central, dialect of Kurdish. The rural population is engaged in farming (wheat, barley and other cereals, sugar beets, tobacco, and some summer crops), gardening, and animal hus bandry. Formerly the village housed a Jewish commu nity of about 70 families (Razm r, loc. cit.).show more

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