Bushehr Province

province of Iran

Bushehr Province (Persian: استان بوشهر‎, Ostān-e Būshehr ) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Bushehr.

Bushehr Province

استان بوشهر
Map of Iran with Bushehr highlighted
Location of Bushehr within Iran
Coordinates: 28°55′06″N 50°50′18″E / 28.9184°N 50.8382°E / 28.9184; 50.8382Coordinates: 28°55′06″N 50°50′18″E / 28.9184°N 50.8382°E / 28.9184; 50.8382
Country Iran
RegionRegion 2[1]
CapitalBushehr
Counties10
Government
 • governorAbdul Karim Grawend
Area
 • Total22,743 km2 (8,781 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total1,463,400
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Mostly Persian, minority speaks Gulf Arabic and Qashqai [1]
HDI (2017)0.812[3]
very high · 9th

ReferencesEdit

  1. همشهری آنلاین-استان‌های کشور به ۵ منطقه تقسیم شدند
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-19. Retrieved 2013-07-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.