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
Country  Iran
Capital Tabriz
Counties 19
 • Total 45,650 km2 (17,630 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 3,603,456
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Persian (official)
local languages:

East Azarbaijan or East Azerbaijan (Persian: [آذربایجان شرقی, Āzarbāijān-e Sharqi] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help); 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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