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Markazi (استان مرکزی in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the west of the country, and its center is Arak. The present boundaries of the province date to the 1980s, when the province was split into the current Markazi and the Tehran Province, with portions being annexed to Esfahan, Semnan Province and Zanjan. Image File history File links IranMarkazi. ... Persian (فارسی / پارسی), (local name in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan: ‘Fârsi’), ‘Pârsi’ (older local name, but still used by some speakers), Tajik (a Central Asian dialect) or Dari (another local name in Tajikistan and Afghanistan), is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, western Pakistan, Bahrain, and elsewhere. ... Iran consists of 30 provinces: Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city. ... Arak, (in Persian: اراك) previously known as Soltan-abad, is the center of Markazi, Iran. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... Tehran province has been the seat of Irans capital, Tehran, since 1778. ... External links Official website Isfahan Cultural Heritage Organization Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ... Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ... Zanjan (زنجان in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ...


Cities:

Arak, (in Persian: اراك) previously known as Soltan-abad, is the center of Markazi, Iran. ... Mahallat (in Persian:محلات) is a city located in the Markazi province of Iran. ... Khomein (in Persian خمین) is a city in central Iran, located in Markazi province, about 160 km from Qom and 300 km from Tehran. ... Delijan is a town with about 60,000 peoples. ... Tafresh (in Persian: تفرش) is a city in the Markazi province of Iran, 222 Kms southwest of Tehran, located amidst high mountains of the Zagros range. ... Headline text link titleLink titleItalic textBold textInsert non-formatted text here--80. ... Shazand is a small, ancient town located in eastern area of the Markazi province of Iran. ... Sarband can refer to: a district or town in the Markazi province in Iran, now known as Shazand an early music ensemble called Sarband that focuses on connections between European, Islamic and Jewish music. ...

External links

  • Official website of Markazi Governorship


Provinces of Iran Flag of Iran
Ardabil | Bushehr | Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari | East Azerbaijan | 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 Azerbaijan | Yazd | Zanjan

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Markazi - definition of Markazi in Encyclopedia (95 words)
Markazi (استان مرکزی in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
It is in the west of the country, and its center is Arak.
The present boundaries of the province date to the 1980s, when the province was split into the current Markazi and the Tehran province, with portions being annexed to Esfahan, Semnan province and Zanjan.
Markazi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (267 words)
Markazi province is rich in historical and architectural heritage.
Markazi (استان مرکزی in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
Markazi province was part of The Median Empire in the first millenium BC, which included all central and western parts of today's Iran.
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