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Administrative Division of Iran

Administrative Division of Iran

Iran (Persia) is located in Middle East with 31 Ostan (Provinces) and neighbors Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iraq.

Alborz

Alborz

Karaj is the capital of Alborz province, it is the fourth populated city of Iran, in west of Tehran, known for Alborz mountain range, Chalous Road, Uzbeki Hill, Tulip Garden and Dam Lake.

Ardabil

Ardabil

Ardabil is located in the northwest of Iran; its capital is the city of Ardabil, known for Sheikh Safi Complex, hot springs and ski resorts

Bushehr

Bushehr

Located in South of Iran, the center is Bushehr city. It is known for its warm and humid climate, nuclear power plant, Persian Gulf beaches, and Siraf Historical site

Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari

Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari

Located in the west part of the country; its center is Shahr-e Kord. It has been divided into two sections of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. Known for Zagros Mountain, Bakhtiari Nomads and its beautiful nature

Fars

Fars

Located in the central part of Iran, its center is Shiraz, known as Iran’s Cultural Capital because of many Achaemenid, Sassanid, Zand, and Qajar constructs

Ilam

Ilam

Located in the South-West of the country with a city having the same name as center known as the residence of Elamite and for Zagros Mountain

Isfahan

Isfahan

Located in the central section of Iran, its center is called Isfahan as well and it is known for Naqshe Jahan Square, Jame Mosque, Si-o-se pol and many other historic constructs and handicrafts

Kerman

Kerman

It is located in the Southeast of the country with the city of Kerman being its center and known for Kalut Shahdad desert- one of the hottest part of the world- and Shazdeh Garden

Khorasan Jonoubi (South)

Khorasan Jonoubi (South)

Located in the East part of Iran and Birjand is its center. The province is known for attractions such as Lut Desert, Tabas Citadel, Kal-e Jeni Canyon, and Mostofi House

Khorasan Razavi

Khorasan Razavi

Located in the Northeast of the country with Mashhad as its center, Razavi Khorasan is known for the Holy shrine of Imam Reza, the Mausoleum of Ferdousi, and Gonabad Qanat

Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad

Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad

The province is in the western part of the country with Yasuj being its center. Beautiful nature, historical sites and the life of the nomadic tribes are the attractions of the province tourism