capital city of Yazd Province, Iran

Yazd (Persian: یزد) is a city in Iran. It is the capital of Yazd province. At the 2016 census, 529,673 people lived there.[1] Since 2017, the historical city of Yazd is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


  1. "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 21. Archived from the original (Excel) on 18 November 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2022.