Ferdows county is of the historical counties of the country. Among the 190 historical monuments identified in it, 90 have been nationally registered. Ferdows city is the center of this county. This city is located 345 kilometers south of Mashhad and 195 kilometers northwest of Birjand and on the route of the main communication axis of Yazd, Kerman, Isfahan, Bushehr, Hormozgan and Fars provinces to Mashhad. Nowadays, it is known for its high quality pomegranate and saffron.