Gilan Province

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Gilan Province

اُستان گیلان
Map of Iran with Gilan highlighted
Location of Gilan within Iran
Country Iran
CapitalRasht
Counties16
Area
 • Total14,042 km2 (5,422 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total2,404,861
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Gilaki
Talysh
Persian
Tati
Azerbaijani

Guilan is a small province in Iran. It covers about 1% of the total area of Iran (14711 kms). Guilan has a population of 2,410,523 and the population density is 172 people per square kilometer. There are many cities in Guilan, including Rasht (at its center), Lahidjan, Anzali, and Rudsar. The Caspian Sea borders the North of Guilan.

Foods[change | change source]

Castles[change | change source]

  • Bandebon Castle
  • Rudkhan Castle

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006

Other websites[change | change source]

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