Markazi Province

province of Iran

Markazi (Persian: استان مرکزی) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. The word markazi means central in Persian.[2] 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
Coordinates: 34°05′43″N 49°41′27″E / 34.0954°N 49.6909°E / 34.0954; 49.6909Coordinates: 34°05′43″N 49°41′27″E / 34.0954°N 49.6909°E / 34.0954; 49.6909
CountryIran
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

The Markazi Province is split into 10 different counties:

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Census 2006
  2. "Markazi: A Camp at Crossroads". www.europenowjournal.org. Retrieved 2021-06-09.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Markazi Province at Wikimedia Commons