Golestan Province

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Golestan Province

استان گلستان
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Coordinates: 36°50′21″N 54°26′40″E / 36.8393°N 54.4444°E / 36.8393; 54.4444Coordinates: 36°50′21″N 54°26′40″E / 36.8393°N 54.4444°E / 36.8393; 54.4444
Country Iran
RegionRegion 1[1]
CapitalGorgan
Counties14
Area
 • Total20,367 km2 (7,864 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,868,819
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Area code(s)017
Main language(s)Persian Mazandarani
Turkmen
HDI (2017)0.778[3]
high · 20th
Websitehttp://golestanp.ir/

Golestan Province (Persian: استان گلستان‎, Ostān-e Golestān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Gorgan. It is to the south of Caspian Sea.

References[change | change source]

  1. "استان‌های کشور به ۵ منطقه تقسیم شدند". hamshahrionline.ir. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  2. [1][permanent dead link] Iranian Statistical Yearbook 1385
  3. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.