Lorestan Province

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Lorestan Province
Province
Map of Iran with Lorestan highlighted
Location of Lorestan within Iran
Coordinates: 33°29′14″N 48°21′14″E / 33.4871°N 48.3538°E / 33.4871; 48.3538Coordinates: 33°29′14″N 48°21′14″E / 33.4871°N 48.3538°E / 33.4871; 48.3538
Country  Iran
Capital Khorramabad
Counties 10
Area
 • Total 28,294 km2 (10,924 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 1,716,527
 • Density 60.6675/km2 (157.1282/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Luri

Lorestan Province is a province of western Iran. It is in the Zagros Mountains.

Some of the important cities are Khorramabad, Borujerd, and Aligoodarz.

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006

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