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Bafgh is located with a 118 km distance from the province's capital in the Southeast. Its area is about 8446 km2 and its population is 45958 (2015) persons. This city has one main district (central) and three rural districts. Due to its long history, the city has different pilgrimage and recreational centers such as Emamzade Abdollah the son of Imam Mousa Kazem, Ghazi Mir Jafar tomb, Jameh Mosque, and Vahshi-e-Bafghi house.
The handicrafts related to date tree are very popular in this city due to its palm groves. From the agricultural activities of the city it can be referred to pistachio production, aquaculture in salty water, and camel breeding.
Another importance of the city is that of rich mines. Most of the people living in Bafgh make a living through working in the numerous mines of the city such as: Choghart, Sehchahoon, Chahgaz, Narigan, Mishdvan, Uranium, Esfordy Phosphate mines with a factory for phosphate condensation, zinc bullion production, zinc and lead mining complex, building stones' mines, salt, gypsum and the related industries. In addition to the industries related to mine, the city has appropriate industrial infrastructure including industrial park and Mobarake industrial area.
Locomotive repairing factories, especially that of Alstom diesel locomotives, and steel making factories paved the way for industrial development and employment in the city. The possibility of developing fishery due to fisheries research center being located in Bafgh, the potential of developing Bafgh palm groves and other agricultural and livestock products, potential of establishing a customs and unloading centre with regard to its location at the interface of the country's railway network in addition to exploiting the mines and establishing near mine industries, developing tourism industry especially ecotourism (due to Dare Anjir and Bafgh mountain as the shelters of Asian cheetah) are among the capacities of the city.