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Ardabil

Ardabil

04/30/13

Geography and History Ardabil is a historical city in north-western Iran. The name Ardabil comes from the Zoroastrian name of “Artawila”, which means a holy place.Ardabil province has an area of 17,800 square kilometers located in northeast of Iran and to the west of the Caspian Sea. The historical and rather religious city of Ardabil […]

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Bushehr

Bushehr

05/1/13

Geography and History Bushehr province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is in the south of the country, with a long coastline onto the Persian Gulf. Its center is Bandar-e-Bushehr, the provincial capital. The Bushehr province covers an area of 22,743 sq km. of dry land and 600 km. of coastal area. […]

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Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiyari

Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiyari

05/2/13

Geography and History The province of Chahar Mahal and Bakhteyari is located in the center of the mountain chains of Zagros mountains by two mountain chains of the interior Zagros mountains and the province of Isfahan. It is formed of two main regions, Chahar Mahal and Bakhteyari. It is consisted of five districts, each is […]

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East Azarbayjan

East Azarbayjan

05/6/13

Geography and History The province is located in the northwest of Iran and covers an area of approximately 45,650 sq. km. According to the latest divisions of the country , the various townships of this province are: Ahar, Bostan Abad, Bonab, Tabriz, Jolfa, Sarab, Shabestar, Kalibar, Maraqeh, Marand, Malekan, Mianeh, Haris, and Hashtrood. The historical […]

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Esfahan

Esfahan

05/3/13

Geography and History The province of Esfahan covers an area of approximately 107,029 square kilometers and is situated in the center of Iran. To its north, stand the Markazi (Central) Province and the provinces of Qom and Semnan. In the south, it is within the limits of the provinces of Fars, Kohkiluyeh and Booyer Ahmad. […]

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Fars

Fars

05/21/13

Geography and History The Fars Province with an area of 122,608 sq. km. is located to the south of Esfahan Province. In 2006, this province had a population of 4.33 million people out of which 38.05% resided in rural areas and the rest were urban settlers. The Zagross Mountains elongated from the northwest to the […]

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Gilan

Gilan

05/29/13

Geography and History Covering an area of 14,042 square kilometers, Gilan province is located in the north of Iran, stretching between the Alborz and Talesh Mountain Ranges. According to the latest divisions of the country , the townships of the province are: Astara, Astaneh Ashrafieh, Bandar Anzali, Rasht, Roodbar, Roodsar, Somiehsara, Fooman, Lahijan, Langerood, Talesh […]

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Golestan

Golestan

05/30/13

Geography and History The province of Golestan with an area of 20,195 square km., is in the southeast of the Caspian Sea. On the basis of the last divisions of the country , the townships of the Golestan province are: Bandar Turkaman, Bandar Gaz, Ali Abad, Kord Kooy, Gorgan, Gonbad Kavoos and Minoo Dasht. The […]

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Hamadan

Hamadan

05/7/13

Geography and History The province of Hamadan covers an area of 19,368 sq. km. and is located to the west of Iran. Asad Abad, Towiserkan, Bahar, Razan, Kabudrahang, Malayer, Nahavand and Hamadan are the townships of this province. In the year 2006, Hamadan province had a population of approximately 1.7 million, of which about 42.34 […]

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Hormozgan

Hormozgan

05/8/13

Geography and History Hormozgan province covers an area of 70,669 sq. km. and is situated in the south of Iran and to the north of the Persian Gulf. The Hormoz Strait is one of the focal and vital points in the jurisdiction of this province. The various townships of Hormozgan province are the following: Abumoosa, […]

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Ilam

ILAM

05/9/13

Geography and History Covering an area of 20,133 square kilometers, Ilam province is located in the western Iran. According to the latest divisions of the country , the cities of the province are Ilam, Mehran, Dehloran, Dareh Shahr, Shirvan Va Chardavol, Aivan and Abdanan. Ilam is the capital city of the province. This province is […]

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Kerman

Kerman

05/11/13

Geography and History The province of Kerman covers an area of 180,836 sq. km. and is located in the south east of Iran. The said province is the second largest after Khorassan, and includes 11% of the total area of the country. The main townships of the province are as follows: Baft, Bardseer, Bam, Jiroft, […]

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Kermanshah

Kermanshah

05/13/13

Geography and History The Kermanshah province with an area of 24,998 square kilometers is located in the west of the country. This province from the east is limited to the Hamadan province, from the north to Kurdestan province, from the west to Iraq and from the south to Ilam and Lurestan provinces. According to the […]

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Khorasan-North

Khorassan-North

05/28/13

Geography and History The province of Northern Khorassan, located in the northeast of Iran covering an area of 28,434 sq. km.. The townships of this province are Ashkhaneh, Esfarayen, Bojnoord, Jajarm, Shirvan and Farooj.. Bojnoord is the capital city of this province, The population of Northern Khorassan Province in 2006 was about 811,572 of which […]

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Khorasan-Razavi

Khorassan-Razavi

05/25/13

Geography and History The province of Khorassan Razavi, located in the northeast of Iran covering  an area of 125,832 sq. km., is one the most important provinces of the country. The townships of this province are Bardeskan, Taibad , Torbat Jaam , Torbat Heydarieh , Chenaran , Khaaf , Daregaz , Sabzevar , Sarakhs , […]

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Khorasan-South

Khorassan-South

05/28/13

Geography and History The province of South Khorassan, located in the east of Iran covering an area of 88,404 sq. km. It is bounded to Razavi Khorassan in north , Afghanistan Republic in the east, Sitan and Baluchistan in the south and Kerman Province in westsouth and Yazd Province in the west.  This province has […]

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Khuzestan

Khuzestan

05/13/13

Geography and History The province of Khuzestan is situated in the southwest of Iran, and covers an area of 64,055 sq. km. The various townships of the said province are as follows: Abadan, Andimeshk, Omidiyeh, Ahvaz, Eazeh, Baq-e-Malek, Mah Shahr, Behbahan, Khoram Shahr, Dezful, Dasht-e-Azadegan, Ramhormoz, Shadegan, Shoosh, Shooshtar and Masjed Soleiman. According to the […]

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Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad

Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad

05/14/13

Geography and History The province of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad with an area of 15,504 square kilometers is located in central southwestern Iran. Based on the latest divisions of the country , the cities of this province are as follows: Kohkiluyeh (with its center as Dehdasht), Boyer Ahmad (with its center as Yasooj) and Gachsaran. […]

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Kurdestan

Kurdestan

05/15/13

Geography and History The province of Kurdestan with the area of 29,137 square kilometers is located in the west of Iran. According to the latest country’s divisions , the townships of Kurdestan are: Baneh, Bijar, Divandareh, Saqez, Sanandaj, Qorveh, Kamyaran and Marivan. Sanandaj is the center of this province. This province is a mountainous region […]

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Lurestan

Lurestan

05/15/13

Geography and History Lurestan province situated to the west of Iran covers an area of 28,294 sq. km. The townships of this province are as follows: Khoram Abad, Borujerd, Aligoodarz, Dorood, Koohdasht, Azna, Delfan, Selseleh and Pol-e-Dokhtar. Khoram Abad is the center of the province. To the north it has common borders with the Markazil […]

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Markazi(Ostane Markazi)

Markazi (Ostane Markazi)

05/16/13

Geography and History The Markazi (Central) province with an area of 29,130 square kilometers is limited to the provinces of Tehran-Alborz and Qazvin from the north, to Hamadan from the west, to Lurestan and Esfahan from the south, and to Qom from the east. This province includes the townships of Ashtian, Arak, Tafresh, Khomein, Delijan, […]

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Mazandaran

Mazandaran

05/22/13

Geography and History Mazandaran province covers an area of 23,701 sq. km. The townships of the province are as follows: Amol, Babol, Babolsar, Behshahr, Tonekabon, Chaloos, Ramsar, Sary, Savad Kooh, Qaem Shahr, Mahmood Abad, Neka, Noor and Noshahr. The city of Sary is the center of Mazandaran province. Mazandaran (Khazar) Sea or the Caspian Sea […]

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Qazvin

Qazvin

05/23/13

Geography and History The province of Qazvin, geographically is like a bridge connecting the capital of the country to the northern and western parts. In recent decades, Qazvin has become one of the significant developing poles of the country. Qazvin province was established in 1996. The same comprises of the township of Qazvin, which was […]

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Qom

Qom

05/23/13

Geography and History The province of Qom is situated to the south of the province of Tehran, and covers an area of 11,526 sq.km.. According to the latest divisions of the country , the township of Qom, is the only township of the said province. To its south stands the township of Delijan of Markazi […]

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Semnan

Semnan

05/17/13

Geography and History The province of Semnan covers an area of 97,491 square kilometers, to the east of which is Khorassan province, to the north are the provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran, to the west stand the provinces of Tehran and Qom, and to its south is Esfahan province. The various townships of the said […]

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Sistan va Baluchestan

Sistan va Baluchestan

05/19/13

Geography and History The said province covers an area of 181,785 sq. km. and is located to the east of Iran. The various townships of this province are, Iran Shahr, Chabahar, Khash, Zabol, Zahedan, Saravan, and Nik Shahr. Zahedan is the center of this province. The province comprises of two sectors, ‘Sistan’ in the north […]

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Tehran

Tehran

05/20/13

Geography and History The provinces of Tehran and Alborz cover on area of 18,814 square kilometers and are located to the north of the central plateau of Iran. These provinces have common borders with the Mazandaran province from north, Qom province from south, Semnan province from east and Qazvin province from west. The metropolis of […]

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West Azarbayjan

West Azarbayjan

05/21/13

Geography and History The province of West Azarbayjan is located to the northwest of Iran covering an area of 43,660 sq. km. The following form the townships of the said province: Orumieh, Oshnavieh, Bukan, Piran Shahr, Takab, Chaldran, Khoy, Sardasht, Salmas, Shahindej, Maku, Mahabad, Miandoab and Naqadeh. In the year 2006 , this province had […]

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Yazd

Yazd

05/21/13

Geography and History The province of Yazd with an area of 129,285 sq.km., is located in the center of Iran, and according to latest divisions of the country, it is divided into seven townships. These townships are Maybod, Mehreez, Taft, Ardakan, Bafq, Abar Kooh and Yazd. According to the 2006 census, Yazd province had a […]

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Zanjan

Zanjan

05/22/13

Geography and History The province of Zanjan covers an area of 39,370 sq.km. To the east of this province is the province of Hamadan, to the west is the province of West Azarbayjan and to the south is the province of Kurdestan. To the north of the province are the provinces of Ardabil and East […]

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