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Encyclopedia > Kohkiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad Province

Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad (Persian: کهگیلویه و بویراحمد )is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the south-west of the country, and its center is Yasuj. The province covers an area of 15,563 square kilometers, and in 1996 had a population of 544,000. Image File history File links IranKohkiluyehBuyerAhmad. ... Persian is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... Iran consists of 30 provinces: Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city. ... Yasuj is the capital of the Kohkiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad province in southwestern Iran. ...


History, culture, and geography

The province was once part of Fars province and (until June 23, 1963) Khuzestan province. The separation was a result of riots that occurred in July 13, 1963. It was in March of 1974 that Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad was finally changed to a province. Fars (Persian: فارس) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Map showing Khuzestan in Iran Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. ...


The province has 132 reistered landmarks of cultural value and significance.


The province is mostly mountainous in terrain, part of the Zagros range. The highest point is the Dena summit with a height of 4,409 meters. The Zagros Mountains (In Persian:رشته‌کوه‌های زاگرس) make up Irans second largest mountain range. ... Dena (in Persian: دنا) is the second highest peak (4359 m) of the Zagros Mountains which is located in Fars province of Iran. ...


Colleges and universities

    1. University of Yasuj
    2. Islamic Azad University of Gachsaran
    3. Yasuj University of Medical Sciences

External links

  • Official website of Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad Governorship
Provinces of Iran Flag of Iran
Ardabil | Bushehr | Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari | East Azarbaijan | Isfahan | Fars | Guilan | Golestan | Hamadan | Hormozgan | Ilam | Kerman | Kermanshah | Khuzestan | Kohkiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad | Kurdistan | Lorestan | Markazi | Mazandaran | North Khorasan | Qazvin | Qom | Razavi Khorasan | Semnan | Sistan and Baluchistan | South Khorasan | Tehran | West Azarbaijan | Yazd | Zanjan

 
 

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