Golestan Province

Province of Iran

Golestan Province (Persian: استان گلستان‎, Ostān-e Golestān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Gorgan. It is to the south of Caspian Sea.

Golestan Province

استان گلستان
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 36°50′21″N 54°26′40″E / 36.8393°N 54.4444°E / 36.8393; 54.4444Coordinates: 36°50′21″N 54°26′40″E / 36.8393°N 54.4444°E / 36.8393; 54.4444
Country Iran
RegionRegion 1[1]
CapitalGorgan
Counties14
Area
 • Total20,367 km2 (7,864 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,868,819
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Area code(s)017
Main language(s)Persian Mazandarani
Turkmen
HDI (2017)0.778[3]
high · 20th
Websitehttp://golestanp.ir/

ReferencesEdit

  1. "استان‌های کشور به ۵ منطقه تقسیم شدند". hamshahrionline.ir. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  2. [1][permanent dead link] Iranian Statistical Yearbook 1385
  3. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.