East Azarbaijan Province

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East Azerbaijan Province

استان آذربایجان شرقی
Map of Iran with East Azerbaijan highlighted
Location of East Azerbaijan within Iran
Coordinates: 38°04′36″N 46°16′48″E / 38.0766°N 46.2800°E / 38.0766; 46.2800Coordinates: 38°04′36″N 46°16′48″E / 38.0766°N 46.2800°E / 38.0766; 46.2800
Country Iran
CapitalTabriz
Counties19
Area
 • Total45,650 km2 (17,630 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total3,603,456
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Persian (official)
local languages:
Azeri

East Azarbaijan or East Azerbaijan (Persian: آذربایجان شرقی‎, Āzarbāijān-e Sharqi; Azerbaijani: Şərqi Azərbaycan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It is in the northwest of the country. It has borders with Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the provinces of Ardabil, West Azarbaijan, and Zanjan. Its capital is Tabriz.

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006

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