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Markazi (Persian: استان مرکزی) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. The word markazi means central in Persian.[source?] There are about 1,350,000 people living in the Markazi Province currently.

Markazi Province

استان مرکزی
Map of Iran with Markazi highlighted
Location of Markazi within Iran
Country Iran
CapitalArak
Counties11
Area
 • Total29,127 km2 (11,246 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total1,351,257
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Persian

Some of the biggest cities of the province are: Saveh, Arak, Mahallat, Khomein, Delijan, Tafresh, Ashtian, and Shazand.

CountiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1] National Census 2006

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Markazi province at Wikimedia Commons