Ardabil Province

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Ardabil Province
استان اردبیل
Province
Map of Iran with Ardabīl highlighted
Location of Ardabīl within Iran
Coordinates: 38°15′05″N 48°17′50″E / 38.2514°N 48.2973°E / 38.2514; 48.2973Coordinates: 38°15′05″N 48°17′50″E / 38.2514°N 48.2973°E / 38.2514; 48.2973
Country  Iran
Capital Ardabil
Counties 10
Area
 • Total 17,800 km2 (6,900 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 1,248,488
 • Density 70.14/km2 (181.7/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Persian (official)
local languages:
Azerbaijani
Talysh
Sheikh Safi's Tomb

Ardabil Province (Persian: استان اردبیل, Ostān-e Ardabīl ) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Ardabil. The province was established in 1993 from the eastern part of East Azarbaijan and the northern part of Gilan.

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006