This township, with Bafq as its center, is located 120 km
to the southeast of Yazd and at an altitude of 960 m above
the sea level. Bafq has a very hot and dry climate and in
some areas, the temperature runs as high as 50 degrees C.
township has two main cities: Bafq and Bahabad; six rural
districts including Mobarakeh, Kushk, Sabz-dasht, in the
central part, and Ahmadabad, Niestan and Asephieh, in
highest point is Bonlokht standing 3002 m high, south of
Bahabad, and Mount Bajegan, 2879 m, with some of the most
eye-pleasing villages of the region, located on their
slopes and in valleys.
is pivotal to the country’s fast-developing mining
industry, because of its very rich and multifarious mines.
Many people in this region are involved, one-way or
another, in mining industry. Bafq’s major mines include:
Iron ore mines of Choqart and Sehchahoun, lead and zinc
mines in Kushk, Osfourdi phosphate mine, and Bishehdar
Marmarite (a kind of decorative construction stone) mine.