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The Alborz Mountain passes through the north of the province, and that is why this province is called Alborz.
Karaj, the capital of Alborz province, is located 20 kilometers northwest of Tehran.
The major cities of this province are: Karaj
From the north, Ardabil Province is surrounded by Aras River, Moghan Plain and Balah River; in Azerbaijan. From the east, it is surrounded by Talesh and Baghro Mountains; in Gilan Province. Mountain range, valleys, and plains are making the south boundaries.
The city of Ardabil has a Mediterranean climate and during winter is one of the coldest areas of Iran. Ardabil is never too hot and for this reason is one of the best places to visit in spring, summer, and fall.
For those who love snow, Ardabil is a place to visit.
The major cities of this province are: Ardabil
Bushehr province is located in the southwest of Iran and is limited to the west by the Persian Gulf.
Bushehr province has more than six hundred kilometers of sea borders with the Persian Gulf and is significant strategic and economic wise.
The major cities of this province are: Bushehr, Borazjan, Genaveh, Bandar Deir, Bandar Deilam
Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Province is a mountainous region located in the central part of the Zagros mountains. Mount Zardkouh with 4548 meters altitude located in the Bazoft Mountains is one of the highlands of the west of this province. Mount Zardkouh is always full of snow. Other mountains of the region, which have more than 3000 meters altitude, are Zardokh's trail and they are between Khuzestan and Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari. These mountains stretch from the northwest to the southeast, and the closer we get from the west to the east, the more the altitudes of mountains are reduced to open plains, creating favorable conditions for the agriculture. The height of Shahr-e-Kord (provincial capital) is about 2060 meters above sea level, which has almost the lowest elevation in its geographical circle.
The major cities of this province are: Shahr-e Kurd, Borujen
International borders: The countries of Republics of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous region are in the north border of this province. This province is surrounded by beautiful mountains, rivers, lakes, and meadows. The Ghatour River, Urumieh Lake, valleys, plains, Sabalan Mountains and Sayin Cayenne separate this area from the neighboring regions. The ancient history of East Azerbaijan is mixed with the history of the people of Mad. After the migration to Iran, the people of Mad slowly captured western parts of Iran, including Azerbaijan.
The major cities of this province are: Tabriz, Mianeh, Maragheh, Marand, Ahar
Fars climate in the north is cold, the central regions have warm winters and dry summers, and in the southern and southeastern winters are moderate and summer days and very hot. Majority of people in Fars speak Persian, but Turkic tribesmen (Eil Qashqai) speak in Turkish, and Aran tribesmen speak in Arabic. One of the nomadic regions of Iran is Fars Province; Eil Qashqai, the largest Iranian tribe, continues to migrate. In addition to Eil Qashqai, Eil Khamseh and Eil Mohseni, as well as smaller tribes, continue their nomadic life in Fars. Fars is one of the oldest centers of Iranian civilization.
The major cities of this province are: Shiraz, Marvdasht, Jahrom, Fasa, Kazeroun
Gilan province is in the mountain range of Alborz and Talesh in northern Iran. The city of Rasht is the capital of Gilan. The White Tamishk river, which flows between Chaboksar and Ramsar, separates Gilan from the Mazandaran province. The history of Gilan dates back to the last glacial (between 50 and 150 thousand years ago). With the migration of the Aryans and other ethnic groups to this area and mixing with the residents, new tribes were made; among which the two Gil and Deylam tribes were the biggest. The role of the people of Gilan in Mirzah Khan movement is also a glorious example of the history of this land.
The major cities of this province are: Rasht, Bandar Anzali, Lahijan, Astara, Astaneh Ashrafieh, Roodbar, Rudsar, Shafte, Sumatra, Talesh, Fouman, Langroud
International border: This province is neighboring the Republic of Turkmenistan from the north. In this province, there are different tribes like Turks-Turkmen-Baluch, Kazah-Fars-Sistani, and Mazandaran.
The major cities of this province are: Gorgan, Bandar Turkmen, Bandar Gaz, Ali Abad, Kurdish Gonbad Kavous, Minoo Dasht
Hamedan province as the capital of Iranian history and civilization is in the west of the country. Hamedan has 1800 tourist attraction spots and has been called the Capital City of World Tourism in 2018. The center of this province is the city of Hamedan, which was built at the time of the Medes and was then called Hegmataneh.
The major cities of this province are: Hamedan, Malayer, Nahavand, Asad Abad, Bahar, Tuyserkan
The south of this province is neighboring with the Persian Gulf. The Strait of Hormuz, being in a logistical territory, is one of the most sensitive and vital waterways of the present era. The Hormuz port is 187 kilometers long. The depth of Hormuz varies from north to south due to its steep slope, so near the island of Lark is about thirty-six meters, and on the southern coast near the Musandam Peninsula, is 180 meters. Also, there are 14 small islands in the coastal waters of this province.
The major cities of this province are: Bandar Abbas, Bandar Lengeh, Minab, Rudan, Qeshm, Jask, Hajiabad, and Abu Musa
International borders: The ٍIlam province is adjacent to the west side of Iraq. Ilam province is on the west of the Zagros Mountains. The center of this province is Ilam, which is named Zagros Bride because of its many natural attractions. The rocks of the Ilam province have survived from the first to fourth geological sediments, but their formation generally relates to the second and the third periods of geology. These mountains are very tight, and so there are no flat areas between them. The north and northeastern regions of Ilam are mountainous, and the west and the southwest regions are lowlands. The highlands are the Kabir Kouh and the Mount Dina, and Abbas and Mehran & Dehloran are the plains in this area. The climate of this province is divided into three regions, central areas with moderate weather, the northern and the northeastern regions with a long and cold winter, and the western and southwestern areas with a tropical climate. This land, according to many historical documents, was part of the ancient Elamite, which was extinct under the command of Assur Bani Pal about 3000 BC. In Babi inscriptions, Elam is called Alamoto which means mountain or sunrise. Sometime after the fall of Elam, the land was divided into two areas under the influence of Persians and Medes. In the Achaemenid period, it was part of the Achaemenid Empire. After the conquest of Iran by Muslims, this area became part of the Kufa state.
The major cities of this province are: Eilam, Avon, Dehloran, Mehran, and Shirvan
The capital of Isfahan province is the city of Isfahan, the second largest city after Tehran and the third most populous city in Iran after Tehran and Mashhad. It grew to a great extent between 1050 and 1722, especially in the 16th century. There are numerous historical monuments in the city, some of which have been recorded as historical heritage in UNESCO. The city is famous for its beautiful Islamic architecture, indoor bridges, unique mosques, and minarets. It has been named, in the popular culture, Isfahan, half of the world. It joined the network of creative cities of the world under the supervision of UNESCO in December 2015, along with Rasht as the first cities in Iran. Based on UNESCO's standards, the creative city is a city that uses the innovations and capabilities of citizens in sustainable urban development. The role of the world is an outstanding example of Islamic architecture.
The major cities of this province are: Isfahan, Kashan, Khomeini, Najaf Abad, Shahin Shahr, Reza City
This province is the second largest province in the country which covers about 11% of Iran's territory.
This province has the highest regions in the country; the highest city is Baft with an altitude of 2250 meters above sea level. The highlands of this province start from the central mountains of Azerbaijan and extend to Balochistan. The central mountain range in this area divides the plains of the province. The history of human settlements in Kerman dates back to the fourth millennium BC. This region is one of the oldest areas of Iran, over time, historical and cultural treasures have emerged, reflecting the historical trend and the economic and social life of the people in this region.
The major cities of this province are: Kerman, Sirjan, Rafsanjan, Jiroft, Bam, Zarand
The city of Kermanshah is the capital of Kermanshah Province. Kermanshah province is a mountainous region that lies between the Iranian plateau and Mesopotamia plain. The peaks and heights of the Zagros mountains have covered this province. Important geographical passages are made from the high mountain plains between the mountains. The dating of residence in the current province of Kermanshah dates back to the 2000 year BC. This area has different climates with beautiful mountain range, meadows, caves and rivers.
A combination of nature and history, Kermanshah is a nice place to visit; the old bazaar and Taq Bostan are the most visited sites in the city of Kermanshah.
Most people in this province speak Kurdish.
The major cities of this province are: Kermanshah, Islamabad West, Kangaroo, Javanroud, Harsin, Paveh, Sar-e pol-e Zahab, Songhor, Qasr-e Shirin, Gilan-Gharb
Internation borders: This province is bordering with the Persian Gulf in the south, and with Iraq from the west. The capital of this province is Ahvaz.
The north and east of Khuzestan are bordering with the Zagros mountains, with its altitudes decreasing to the southwest so that it appears in the southern regions as a hilltop.
Considering altitude, Khuzestan consists of two groups of mountainous regions and flat plains. The north and east of this province are mountainous, and starting south of Dezful the area becomes flat. Khuzestan province has different climates, the semi-arid climate, and steppe climate. Khuzestan province is affected by three winds, the first one is a cold stream from the mountains, the second one is a warm stream with moisture which comes from the Persian Gulf, and the third one comes from Saudi Arabia with sand and moisture.
The major cities of this province are Abadan, Andimeshk, Ahvaz, Izeh, Baghmolk, Bandar-Mandarinhahr, Behbahan, Khorramshahr, Dezful, Dasht Azadgan, Ramhormoz, Shadegan, Shoosh, Shushtar, Masjed Soleyman
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Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad Province is a mountainous region surrounded by Zagros, Khomi Khayez, and Neil mountains. In this province, the highest point is the Dena Peak with an altitude of 4409 meters, and the lowest point is in the Lishter area with 500 meters altitude above sea level. These heights are the source of a few rivers such as Maron and Bashar. Four-fifths of the area is composed of hills where plains are about one-fifth of the province's area; most of the agricultural land is in the plains. This natural condition has created a dual climatic and divided the province into two cold and tropical regions.
The major cities of this province are: Yasuj, Dugonbadan, Dehdasht
International borders: Kurdistan is a green and lush province in western Iran, adjacent to the eastern part of Iraq.
This province is on the slopes and plains of the Zagros Mountains. Nowadays Kurdistan Province has become one of the developing regions with a set of towns, villages, and nomads scattered all over, and has great potential for tourism and recreation. This province has the most beautiful natural rivers, caves, meadows, and mountains. With a moderate climate in summer, this place is a great spot for summer vacations.
Major cities of this province are: Sanandaj, Saqez, Qorveh, Marivan, Baneh, Kamyaran, Bijar
Oshtorankouh with an altitude of 4,050 meters is the highest point of Lorestan Province, and the lowest point is in the southern part of the province and is at 500 meters above sea level.
Except for few valleys and plains that are low, Lorestan is a mountainous region. These roughnesses are the result of the proximity to the inner domes of Alvand and Sarband (Shazand) mountains; they are often accompanied by deep valleys and are compact, tall and rough.
In the winter when snow is blowing in northern Lorestan, the southern part of it is airy and rainy. Climate studies show that Khorram-Abad has moderate winters with warm summers, Borujerd has cold winters with modest summers, and Aligudarz has cold winters with mild summers.
The big cities of this province are: Khorram-abad, Borujerd, Droud
Based on historical sources, the province of Markazi in the first millennium BC was part of The States of Great Mad that encompassed the entire central and western part of Iran and was one of the oldest centers of deployment on the Iranian plateau. At the time of the Selukians, the area, especially the northern part of it (the village of Khorhe), was influenced by the Greek rulers. The existence of the remains of this period in Khoraha confirms this theory.
Major cities of this province are: Arak, Saveh, Khomein, Mahallat, Delijan
The capital of this state is Sari. This province is located in the northern part of Iran, surrounded by the Caspian sea, Alborz mountains, rivers and meadows. This area is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy nature; people visit this area throughout the year.
The cities of this province are: Sari, Amol, Babylon, Babolsar, Behshahr, Tonekabon, Joybar, Chalus, Ramsar, Savadkouh, Ghaemshahr, Halogh, Mahmoudabad, Neka, Noor, Noshahr
International Borders: North Khorasan Province is neighboring Turkmenistan from the north.
Major cities of this province: Bojnord, Shirvan.
Some areas in Qazvin Province are mountainous while some other parts are flat. Part of the Mount Alborz Range is drawn from the northwest and from Gilan Province to the southwest of Qazvin Province. Sialan and Alamut are two famous peaks in the western part of the Alborz. In this region, Alborz valleys are narrow and dry with a deep slope. The most densely populated areas are the Shahroud Valley and the valley around Taleghan and Alamut Rivers. The Shahroud Valley and River split the mountains between the Chalous valley and the White River from the east to the west into two parts of north and south.
Major cities of this province are: Qazvin, Takestan, Alvand
The Qom Province has a desert and semi-desert climate in the vicinity of Iran's central desert. The archaeological findings indicate that the Qom area was inhabited at least from the 5th millennium BC. Remains of objects discovered in archeological excavations and historical texts point to the history of Qom before Islam as a populated city with a prestigious standing in the region. With the arrival of Islam in Iran, the city of Qom witnessed rapid development and became a semi-autonomous land during the rule of Bani Omayya and Bani Abbas Caliphs. The visit to the region by Imam Reza's sister Masoumeh and her subsequent passing and burial in the city in early 9th century AD elevated the ranking and importance of this town among Iranians. As the tomb of Hazrat Masoumeh turned into a holy shrine, the establishment of religious seminary schools around the city center over the next few centuries made Qom a center of Shi'a studies. The influence of the teachings from renown scholars on defining people's lifestyle across the country and Qom's location along the major crossroads passing through the geographic center of Iran have since raised the importance of the city in the Iranian cultural and political arena. Geographical location The Qom province has an approximate area of 14,700 square kilometers and an altitude of 900 meters above the sea level and is spread on a flat plain which includes a Salt Lake. The province is neighboring the Tehran on its north, and other major nearby towns on its west and south are Saveh and Kashan in the Markazi and Isfahan provinces, respectively.
The major cities of this province are: Qom
International borders: Razavi Khorasan Province is limited to the Republic of Turkmenistan from the north, and to Afghanistan from the east. The capital of this province is the holy city of Mashhad, which receives millions of travelers annually. Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Shi'a, moved to Mashah in the 9th century AD. His move to this area changed the history of this region and the country forever.
Major cities of this province are: Mashhad, Neyshabur, Sabzevar, Torbat Heydarieh, Kashmar, Quchan, Torbat Jam
Semnan Province was part of the fourteenth historic province of Varna (Vernet) of the Avesta division of the sixteenth century.
The major cities of this province are: Semnan, Shahroud, Damghan, Garmsar
International borders: This vast province has 900 km border with Pakistan, 300 km border with Afghanistan, and 270 km border with Oman Sea. This province consists of two districts of Sistan and Balouchestan which are naturally different from each other. Sistan is located in the northern part of the province and is a flat area composed of alluvial deposits of the old and present Delta River of Hirmand. The Balochestan region is a vast mountainous area with a northern limit of the Lut desert and the southern border of the Oman Sea. The country's long borders with the countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Gulf States has created a special condition. Religion diversity, dialects, and the ethnic and tribal affiliations are among the other social characteristics of this province.
The major cities of this province are: Iranshahr, Chabahar, Khash, Zabol, Zahedan, Saravan and Nik Sahr
International borders: This province has a border with Afghanistan.
The climate of the province is the dry and desert type, with average annual rainfall of 150 mm. The maximum annual temperature is 44 degrees, and the lowest recorded temperature is 21.5 degrees Celsius.
Major cities of this province are: Birjand, Ghayegh, Tabas
Tehran is the capital of Iran and the most populated city in Iran. In 2006, the population was more than13 million, accounting for about 19% of the country's total population.
The city is almost new; it became the capital during the Qajar time. Tehran has historical sites as well modern to see. In recent years, new bridges and highways have made this city look like a 21st-century city. The palaces of the Qajar and Pahlavi kings are among attractions of his city.
Alborz Mountain has created an outstanding view in the north of the city. Tehran is beautiful in snowy days; with Mount Alborz covered by snow, this city is one of the most beautiful cities to visit.
Major cities of this province are: Tehran, Shahriar, Islamshahr, Ray, Pakdasht, Damavand, Shemiran, Varamin, Firoozkooh
International borders: From the north, West Azarbaijan Province is neighboring with Azerbaijan and Armenia, and from the west is neighboring with Turkey and Iraq.
West Azerbaijan is one of the mountainous regions of the country. The plant composition at different levels has created different vegetation and types of topographies. The province is mainly affected by the humid air flow of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean, but in some winter months, the cold air on the north causes a significant drop in the temperature. Historically, ancient history of Azerbaijan is mixed with the history of the people of Mad. After the migration to Iran, the people of Mad seized the Western parts of Iran, including Azerbaijan.
The cities of this province are: Urumieh, Khoy, Bukan, Mahabad
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Yazd province is in the center of Iran in the Central Mountain Range.
Due to being on the world dry belt, winters are cold and humid and summer days are long and hot. The word Yazd means clean and sacred, and the city of Yazd means the city of God and the holy land. Due to the climatic conditions in Yazd, the agricultural situation in this province is not favorable.
The agricultural products of this province include pomegranates, pistachios, almonds, sunflowers, grapes, cotton, sugar beets, and sesame. Yazd province is geologically rich in mineral resources. The major mines of this province, such as iron, marble, sandstone, and lead have played an important and constructive role in the economy.
The major cities of this province are: Yazd, Meybod, Ardakan
Zanjan province, also called Zanjan plateau, consists of two mountainous and plain areas. The mountainous areas of this province often have high peaks, and are located in the northern regions of the city Zanjan, central parts, Tarom Oliya, Tarom Sahlali, Moon, Eilat Qqazan and in the west and southwest of Khodabandeh (Afshar city). Other parts of the province are covered by plains.
The rainfall in this province is 323 milliliters per year and the average number of freezing days is 115 days a year. The maximum absolute temperature is recorded to be 40 and the lowest temperature has been recorded as 29.6 ° C.
The cold season begins in early November with successive snowfall that covers the entire province, and in particular the heights, and usually lasts until late April. There are two types of major winds in the province, wam winds and fuggy winds.
Major cities of this province: Zanjan, Khoramdar.