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The provinces of Iran are divided into counties or shahrestānhā (Persian: شهرستان, singular shahrestān), and each shahrestan is subdivided into districts or bakhshānhā (Persian: بخش, singular bakhsh). The counties are listed below, by province: The Assembly of Experts (also Assembly of Experts for the Leadership) of Iran (Persian: مجلس خبرگان رهبری, Majles-e-Khobregan), is a congressional body for selecting the Supreme Leader and supervising his activities. ... Ayatollah Ali Meshkini is an Iranian cleric and politician. ... The post of Supreme Leader (Persian: ولی فقیه or رهبر, Rahbar, literally leader) was created in the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the highest ranking political authority of the nation (see Guardianship of the jurists (doctrine)). Other Persian terms include the Valiye-Faqih (sometimes shortened to Faqih) or the Jurisprudent... Grand Âyatollâh   (Persian: آیت‌الله سید علی حسینی کس ننه ای Ä€yatollāh Seyyed `AlÄ« ḤoseynÄ« KhāmeneÄ«) (born 17 July 1939), also known as Seyyed Ali Khamenei,[1] is the current Supreme Leader of Iran and was the president of Iran from 1981 to 1989. ... The President of Iran holds a very important office in Irans political establishment. ...   (Persian: ‎ ​, IPA: ), transcribed into English as Mahmud or Mahmood, Ahmadinezhad, Ahmadi-Nejad, Ahmadi Nejad, Ahmady Nejad) (born October 28, 1956) is the current president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... مجلس شورای اسلامی - The Majles; Irans Parliament. ... Haddad-Adel Gholam Ali Haddad-Adel (غلامعلی حداد عادل in Persian) born in 1945 in Tehran, Iran, is the chairman of the Iranian Parliament. ... Supreme National Security Council is a body within the Islamic Republic of Iran the secretary whereof is Ali Larijani. ... Ali Larijani while lecturing for his presidential campaign at Sharif University of Technology in March, 2005. ... The Guardian Council of the Constitution[1] (Persian: شورای نگهبان قانون اساسی) is a high chamber within the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... Ahmad Jannati (born in Esfahan in 1926) (Persian: ‎ ​) is an Iranian ayatollah and political figure. ... The Expediency Discernment Council of the System [1](Persian: مجمع تشخیص مصلحت نظام), is an unelected[2] establishment in the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran created on 6 February 1988[3]. Its purpose is to resolve differences or conflicts between the Majlis and the Council of Guardians, and also to serve as a... President Rafsanjani Akbar Hashemi Bahramani kharkosteh (Persian: اکبر هاشمی بهرمانی), famously known as Hashemi Rafsanjani (هاشمی رفسنجانی) (born August 25, 1934) is one of the most... City and Village Councils (full title is: Provincial, City, District and Village Councils) are local councils which are elected by public vote in all cities and villages throughout Iran. ... Iranian soldiers The military forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran include three regular armed forces; the Army, Navy, Air Force, and a fourth armed force, the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution. ... The new Defence Minister, Mostafa Mohammad Najjar, 49, is a veteran of the Revolutionary Guards since the establishment of the body in 1980, where he served as in charge of the Middle East Department, with Palestine, Lebanon and the Persian Gulf as places of particular attention. ... The current judicial system of Iran was implemented and established by Ali Akbar Davar and some of his contemporaries. ... Ayatollah Seyyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi (آیت‌الله سید محمود هاشمی شاهرودی) (Born 1948 in Najaf, Iraq) is an Iranian politician and Shia cleric. ... The Ministry of Intelligence and National Security (وزارت اطلاعات), is the primary intelligence agency of Iran. ... Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejeie is the current head of the Ministry of Intelligence in Iran, also known as SVAMA and was appointed by the current president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on August 24, 2005. ... Bank Markazi, Tehran, Iran Bank Markazi Iran or Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran (Persian: بانک مرکزی جمهوری اسلامی ايران) is the Central bank of Iran. ... Ebrahim Sheibani is an Iranian economist currently governing the Central Bank of Iran. ... The Iranian constitution prohibits the granting of petroleum rights on a concessionary basis or direct equity stake. ... Kazem vaziri Mahane is the current minister of petroleum in Iran. ... The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, is an oil and natural gas producer and distributor headquartered in Tehran. ... Politics of Iran Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Iran ... The Iranian Assembly of Experts election of 2006 is planned to take place on December 15, 2006. ... The Iranian City and Village Councils election of 2006 is planned to take place on December 15, 2006. ... Iran consists of 30 provinces: Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city. ... Political parties in Iran lists political parties in Iran. ... // Darvazeh-e-Bagh-e-Melli: The main gates to Irans Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tehran. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Iran consists of 30 provinces: Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city. ... A geographical political division in Iran. ... A bakhsh is an administrative subdivision in Iran, translated as county, but in many ways similar to a township in the United States or a district of England. ...

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Tehran Province

Tehran province has been the seat of Irans capital, Tehran, since 1778. ... Damavand County in Tehran Province Damavand County (Persian: دماوند) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Eslamshahr County in Tehran Province Eslamshahr County (Persian: اسلام‌شهر) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Karaj County Karaj County (Persian: کرج) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Nazarabad County in Tehran Province Nazarabad County (Persian: نظرآباد) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Pakdasht County in Tehran Province Pakdasht County (Persian: پاکدشت) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Rey County in Tehran Province Rey County (Persian: ری) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Savojbolagh County in Tehran Province Savojbolagh County (Persian: ساوجبلاغ) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Shemiranat County in Tehran Province Shemiranat County (Persian: شمیرانات) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Shahriar County Shahriar County (Persian: شهریار) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Tehran County in Tehran Province Tehran County (Persian: تهران) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ... Varamin County Varamin County (Persian: ورامین) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran. ...

Qom Province

  • Qom County

The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ...

Markazi Province

  • Ashtian County
  • Arak County
  • Delijan County
  • Khomein County
  • Komeijan County
  • Mahallat County
  • Saveh County
  • Shazand County
  • Tafresh County
  • Zarandieh County

The Congregation Mosque of Narāgh. ... Komeijan County (Persian: شهرستان کمیجان) is a county in Markazi Province in Iran. ...

Qazvin Province

  • Abyek County
  • Buin-Zahra County
  • Qazvin County
  • Takestan County

Qazvin province contains fine examples of Iranian architecture from various ages. ...

Gilan Province

  • Amlash County
  • Astara County
  • Astane-ye-Ashrafiyeh County
  • Bandar-e-Anzali County
  • Fuman County
  • Lahijan County
  • Langrud County
  • Masal County
  • Rasht County
  • Rezvanshahr County
  • Rudbar County
  • Rudsar County
  • Shaft County
  • Siahkal County
  • Some'e-sara County
  • Talesh County

Gilan (Persian: گیلان, locally known as Guilan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran, known during ancient times as part of Hyrcania, with a population of approximately 2 million and an area of 14,700 sq. ... Talesh called also Tavalesh va Hashtpar(Persian: شهرستان طالش) is a county in Gilan Province in Iran. ...

Ardabil Province

  • Ardabil County
  • Bilasavar County
  • Germi County
  • Khakhal County
  • Kowsar County
  • Meshginshahr County
  • Namin County
  • Nir County
  • Parsabad County

Sheikh Safis Tomb Ardabil (Persian: اردبیل; also known as: Ardebil; ancient name: Artavil) is one of 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Zanjan Province

  • Abhar County
  • Eejrud County
  • Khodabandeh County
  • Khorramdarreh County
  • Mahneshan County
  • Tarom County
  • Zanjan County

Zanjan (زنجان in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

East Azarbaijan Province

  • Ahar County
  • Ajabshir County
  • Azarshahr County
  • Bonab County
  • Bostanabad County
  • Charuymaq County
  • Haris County
  • Hashtrud County
  • Jolfa County
  • Kalibar County
  • Malekan County
  • Maragheh County
  • Marand County
  • Mianeh County
  • Osku County
  • Sarab County
  • Shabestar County
  • Tabriz County
  • Varzaqan County

East Azarbaijan or East Azerbaijan (Persian: آذربایجان شرقی, Āzārbāijān-e Sharqi; Azeri: Şərqi Azərbaycan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Osku County (Persian: شهرستان اسکو) is a county in East Azarbaijan Province in Iran and in the vicinity of Tabriz. ... Tabriz County (Persian: شهرستان تبریز) is a county in East Azarbaijan Province in Iran. ...

West Azarbaijan Province

  • Bukan County
  • Chaldoran County
  • Khoy County
  • Mahabad County
  • Maku County
  • Miandoab County
  • Naqadeh County
  • Oshnavieh County
  • Piranshahr County
  • Salmas County
  • Sardasht County
  • Shahindej County
  • Takab County
  • Urmia County

West Azarbaijan or West Azerbaijan (Persian: آذربایجان ØºØ±Ø¨ÛŒ Ä€zārbāijān-e GharbÄ«; Kurdish: Azerbaycanî Rojawa; Azeri: QÉ™rbi AzÉ™rbaycan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Kordestan Province

  • Baneh County
  • Bijar County
  • Divandarreh County
  • Kamyaran County
  • Marivan County
  • Qorveh County
  • Sannandaj County
  • Saqqez County
  • Sarvabad County

Hamadan Province

  • Asadabad County
  • Bahar County
  • Hamadan County
  • Kabudrahang County
  • Malayer County
  • Nahavand County
  • Razan County
  • Tuyserkan County

External links Official website of Hamadan Governorship Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ...

Kermanshah Province

  • Gilan-e-gharb County
  • Harsin County
  • Islamabad-e-gharb County
  • Javanrud County
  • Kangavar County
  • Kermanshah County
  • Paveh County
  • Qasr-e-Shirin County
  • Sahneh County
  • Sarpol-e-Zahab County
  • Solas-e-Babajani County
  • Sonqor County

Kermanshah (Persian: كرمانشاه; Kurdish: Kirmaşan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Kermanshah County (Persian: شهرستان کرمانشاه) is a county in Kermanshah Province in Iran. ...

Ilam Province

  • Abdanan County
  • Darrehshahr County
  • Dehloran County
  • Eevan County
  • Ilam County
  • Mehran County
  • Shirvan-o-Chardavol County

// Introduction Ilam province is on the western edges of the Zagros range, bordering Iraq. ...

Lorestan Province

  • Aligudarz County
  • Azna County
  • Borujerd County
  • Delfan County
  • Dorud County
  • Khorramabad County
  • Kuhdasht County
  • Poldokhtar County
  • Selseleh County

Falak-ol-aflak, built by the Sassanids, is almost 1800 years old. ...

Khuzestan Province

  • Abadan County
  • Ahvaz County
  • Andimeshk County
  • Baghmalek County
  • Behbahan County
  • Dasht-e-Azadegan County
  • Dezful County
  • Hendijan County
  • Izeh County
  • Khorramshahr County
  • Lali County
  • Mahshahr County
  • Masjed-Soleyman County
  • Ramhormoz County
  • Shadegan County
  • Shush County
  • Shushtar County

Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. ...

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari (Persian: چهارمحال و بختیاری) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Ardal County (Persian: شهرستان اردل) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ... Borujen County (Persian: شهرستان بروجن) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ... Farsan County (Persian: شهرستان فارسان) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ... Kuhrang County (Persian: شهرستان کوهرنگ) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ... Lordegan County (Persian: شهرستان لردگان) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ... Shahrekord County (Persian: شهرستان شهرکرد) is county in Chaharmahal-o-Bakhtiari Province, Iran. ...

Kohgeluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province

  • Bahmai County
  • Boyer-Ahmad County
  • Dena County
  • Gachsaran County
  • Kohgeluyeh County

Bushehr Province

  • Bushehr County
  • Dashtestan County
  • Dashti County
  • Dayyer County
  • Deylam County
  • Ganaveh County
  • Jam County
  • Kangan County
  • Tangestan County

Bushehr is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Fars Province

  • Abadeh County
  • Arsanjan County
  • Bavanat County
  • Darab County
  • Eqlid County
  • Estahban County
  • Farashband County
  • Fasa County
  • Firuzabad County
  • Jahrom County
  • Kazerun County
  • Khorrambid County
  • Lamerd County
  • Larestan County
  • Mamasani County
  • Marvdasht County
  • Mehr County
  • Neyriz County
  • Qir-o-Karzin County
  • Sepidan County
  • Shiraz County
  • Zarrindasht County

Fars (Persian: فارس) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Larestan County (Persian: شهرستان لارستان) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. ... Mehr County (Persian: شهرستان مهر) is a county in Fars Province in Iran. ...

Hormozgan Province

  • Abumusa County
  • Bandar-Abbas County
  • Bandar-Lengeh County
  • Bastak County
  • Gavbandi County
  • Hajiabad County
  • Jask County
  • Minab County
  • Qeshm County
  • Rudan County

Qeshm Island is a protected UNESCO biosphere reserve, seen here on a stormy day in The Persian Gulf. ...

Sistan and Baluchestan Province

  • Chabahar County
  • Iranshahr County
  • Khash County
  • Nikshahr County
  • Saravan County
  • Sarbaz County
  • Zabol County
  • Zahedan County

Sistān o Balūchestān is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Kerman Province

  • Anbarabad County
  • Baft County
  • Bam County
  • Bardsir County
  • Jiroft County
  • Kahnuj County
  • Kerman County
  • Manujan County
  • Rafsanjan County
  • Ravar County
  • Shahr-e-Babak County
  • Sirjan County
  • Zarand County

Kerman is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Yazd Province

  • Abarkuh County
  • Ardekan County
  • Bafq County
  • Khatam County
  • Mehriz County
  • Meybud County
  • Sadugh County
  • Tabas County
  • Taft County
  • Yazd County

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Esfahan Province

  • Aran-o-Bidgol County
  • Ardestan County
  • Borkhar-o-Meymeh County
  • Chadegan County
  • Falavarjan County
  • Fereydan County
  • Fereydunshahr County
  • Golpayegan County
  • Isfahan County
  • Kashan County
  • Khansar County
  • Khomeinishahr County
  • Lenjan County
  • Lower Semirom County
  • Mobarakeh County
  • Nain County
  • Najafabad County
  • Natanz County
  • Semirom County
  • Shahreza County
  • Tiran-o-Korun County

External links Official website Isfahan Cultural Heritage Organization Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ...

Semnan Province

  • Damghan County
  • Garmsar County
  • Semnan County
  • Shahrud County

Semnan is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...

Mazandaran Province

Mazandaran (Persian: مازندران) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north. ... Amol County (Persian: شهرستان آمل) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Map showing position of Babol county as well as Babol in Mazandaran province Babol County (Persian: شهرستان بابل) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Map showing position of Babolsar county as well as Babolsar in Mazandaran province Babolsar County (Persian: شهرستان بابلسر) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Behshahr County (Persian: شهرستان بهشهر) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Map showing position of Chalus county as well as Chalus in Mazandaran province Chalus County (Persian: شهرستان چالوس) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Juybar County (Persian: شهرستان جویبار) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Mahmudabad County (Persian: شهرستان محمودآباد) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Neka County (Persian: شهرستان نکا) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Noshahr County (Persian: شهرستان نوشهر) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Qaemshahr County (Persian: شهرستان قائم‌شهر) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Ramsar County (Persian: شهرستان رامسر) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Sari County (Persian: شهرستان ساری) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Savadkuh County (Persian: شهرستان سوادکوه) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ... Tonekabon County (Persian: شهرستان تنکابن) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. ...

Golestan Province

  • Aliabad County
  • Aqqala County
  • Azadshahr County
  • Bandar-e-gaz County
  • Bandar-e-Torkaman County
  • Gonbad-e-Kavus County
  • Gorgan County
  • Kolaleh County
  • Kordkuy County
  • Minudasht County
  • Ramian County

Gonbad-e Qabus, built in 1007, is a reminder of the blossoming of art and architecture in medieval Persia. ...

North Khorasan Province

  • Bojnurd County
  • Isfarayen County
  • Jajrom County
  • Maneh-o-Samalqan County
  • Shirvan County

North Khorasan (in Persian: خراسان شمالی) is a province located in northeastern Iran. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Razavi Khorasan Province

  • Bardaskan County
  • Chenaran County
  • Dargaz County
  • Fariman County
  • Ferdows County
  • Gonabad County
  • Kalat County
  • Kashmar County
  • Khaf County
  • Khalilabad County
  • Mashhad County
  • Neyshabur County
  • Qaenat County
  • Quchan County
  • Rashtkhar County
  • Sabzevar County
  • Sarakhs County
  • Taybad County
  • Torbat-e-Jam County
  • Torbat-e-Heydarieh County

Khorasan (in Persian: خراسان) is a province located in northeastern Iran. ... Torbat-e-Jam County (Persian: شهرستان تربت جام) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. ...

South Khorasan Province

  • Birjand County
  • Darmian County
  • Nehbandan County
  • Qaen County
  • Sarayan County
  • Sarbisheh County

South Khorasan (Persian: خراسان جنوبی) is a province located in eastern Iran. ...

References

  • اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران [Atlas-e Gitashenasi-ye Ostanha-ye Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)

 
 

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