CENSUS (Pers. sar-šomārī). No census for the purpose of ascertaining the population and acquiring statistical data was taken in Persia until the present century.

i. In Iran.

ii. In Afghanistan.

(Firuz Tawfiq, Daniel Balland )

Originally Published: December 15, 1990

Last Updated: December 15, 1990

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