Ardabil province

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Ardabil Province
استان اردبیل
Azerbaijan (Iran) Pirbidaq Village.jpg
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
CountryIran
CapitalArdabil
Counties10
Area
 • Total17,800 km2 (6,900 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total1,248,488
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
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