Ardabil Province

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ardabil Province
استان اردبیل
Azerbaijan (Iran) Pirbidaq Village.jpg
Map of Iran with Ardabīl highlighted
Location of Ardabīl within Iran
Country  Iran
Capital Ardabil
Counties 10
 • Total 17,800 km2 (6,900 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 1,248,488
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Persian (official)
local languages:
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