Lorestan Province

province of Iran

Lorestan Province is a province of western Iran. It is the home land of the Lurs people and of the Luri language. Lorestan is in the Zagros Mountains, in the western part of Iran.

Lorestan Province
Map of Iran with Lorestan highlighted
Location of Lorestan within Iran
Country Iran
CapitalKhorramabad
Counties10
Area
 • Total28,294 km2 (10,924 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total1,716,527
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Luri

Some of the important cities are Khorramabad, Borujerd, and Aligoodarz.

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1] National Census 2006

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