Gilan Province

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Gilan Province
اُستان گیلان
Province
Map of Iran with Gilan highlighted
Location of Gilan within Iran
Coordinates: 37°16′39″N 49°35′20″E / 37.2774°N 49.5890°E / 37.2774; 49.5890Coordinates: 37°16′39″N 49°35′20″E / 37.2774°N 49.5890°E / 37.2774; 49.5890
Country  Iran
Capital Rasht
Counties 16
Area
 • Total 14,042 km2 (5,422 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 2,404,861
 • Density 171.262/km2 (443.567/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Gilaki
Talysh
Persian
Tati
Azerbaijani

Guilan is a small province in Iran. It covers about 1% of the total area of Iran (14711 kms). Guilan has a population of 2,410,523 and the population density is 172 people per square kilometer. There are many cities in Guilan, including Rasht (at its center), Lahidjan, Anzali, and Rudsar. The Caspian Sea borders the North of Guilan.

Foods[change | change source]

Castles[change | change source]

  • Bandebon Castle
  • Rudkhan Castle

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006

Other websites[change | change source]

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