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Iran consists of 30 provinces: This article is about political regions. ...

  1. Tehran
  2. Qom
  3. Markazi
  4. Qazvin
  5. Gilan
  6. Ardabil
  7. Zanjan
  8. East Azarbaijan
  9. West Azarbaijan
  10. Kurdistan
  11. Hamadan
  12. Kermanshah
  13. Ilam
  14. Lorestan
  15. Khuzestan
  1. Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari
  2. Kohkiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad
  3. Bushehr
  4. Fars
  5. Hormozgan
  6. Sistan and Baluchistan
  7. Kerman
  8. Yazd
  9. Esfahan
  10. Semnan
  11. Mazandaran
  12. Golestan
  13. North Khorasan
  14. Razavi Khorasan
  15. South Khorasan
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Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city. Provincial authority is headed by a governor (استاندار: ostāndār), who is installed by the Minister of Interior subject to approval of the cabinet. Tehran province has been the seat of Irans capital, Tehran, since 1778. ... The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ... The Congregation Mosque of Narāgh. ... Qazvin province contains fine examples of Iranian architecture from various ages. ... Guilan (گیلان in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran, during antique time known as part of Hyrcania, with a population of approximately 2 million and an area of 14,700 sq. ... Ardabil is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Zanjan (زنجان in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... East Azarbaijan province enjoys some of Irans most favorable climatic conditions. ... West Azarbaijan (in Persian, آذربایجان ØºØ±Ø¨ÛŒ Azarbāyejān-e-Qarbi; in Kurdish, Azerbaycanî Rojawa; in Azerbaijani, QÉ™rbi AzÉ™rbaycan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Map showing Iranian province of Kordestan. ... External links Official website of Hamadan Governorship Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ... Kermanshah (Also known as KirmaÅŸan in Kurdish) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... // Introduction Ilam province is on the western edges of the Zagros range, bordering Iraq. ... Falak-ol-aflak, built by the Sassanids, is almost 1800 years old. ... Map showing Khuzestan in Iran Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. ... Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Bushehr is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... // Introduction Fars is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Qeshm Island is a protected UNESCO biosphere reserve, seen here on a stormy day in The Persian Gulf. ... Sistān and BalÅ«chestān is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... Kerman is a province rich in historical sites and monuments. ... Yazd is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... External links Official website Isfahan Cultural Heritage Organization Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ... Categories: Iran geography stubs | Provinces of Iran ... Mazandaran (مازندران in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north. ... Gonbad-e Qabus, built in 1007, is a reminder of the blossoming of art and architecture in medieval Persia. ... North Khorasan (in Persian: خراسان شمالی) is a province located in northeastern Iran. ... Razavi Khorasan (in Persian: خراسان رضوی) is a province located in northeastern Iran. ... South Khorasan (Persian: خراسان جنوبی) is a province located in eastern Iran. ... numbered map of Iranian provinces File links The following pages link to this file: Iran List of subnational entities Provinces of Iran Categories: GFDL images ... A Cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ...


Until 2004 there were 28 provinces. A law passed that year split the province of Khorasan into three new provinces: North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, and South Khorasan. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Khorasan (also spelled Khurasan and Khorassan; خراسان in Persian) is an area, located in eastern and northeastern Iran. ...


Province information

Province Capital Area (sq. km.) Population
Tehran Tehran 19,196 12,000,000

Tehran province has been the seat of Irans capital, Tehran, since 1778. ...

See also

This is a list of current Iranian provincial governors: Source List of provincial governors on official website of Iranian Ministry of Interior (In Persian), updated with newer information Categories: Iranian governors ...

External links

  • Links to Governorships of Iranian Provinces (In Persian)


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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