Kermanshah Province

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Kermanshah

استان کرمانشاه
Location of Kermanshah within Iran
Location of Kermanshah within Iran
Coordinates: 34°19′03″N 47°05′13″E / 34.3176°N 47.0869°E / 34.3176; 47.0869Coordinates: 34°19′03″N 47°05′13″E / 34.3176°N 47.0869°E / 34.3176; 47.0869
Country Iran
Region4th Region
CapitalKermanshah
Counties14
Government
 • GovernorAsadollah Razani
Area
 • Total24,998 km2 (9,652 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total1,952,434
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)[2]
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s)Kurdish local
Persian official
Azeri[3]Just in Sonqor County
HDI (2017)0.796[4]
high · 14th

Kermanshah Province (Persian: استان كرمانشاه‎, romanized: Ostān-e Kermanšah, Kurdish: پارێزگای کرماشان‎, romanized: Parêzgeha Kirmaşan[5][6]) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Kermanshah. The province was known from 1969 to 1986 as Kermanshahan and from 1986 to 1995 as Bakhtaran.

References[change | change source]

  1. Selected Findings of National Population and Housing Census 2017
  2. Yarshater, E. "AZERBAIJAN vii. The Iranian Language of Azerbaijan". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
  3. Michael Knüppel, E. "TURKIC LANGUAGES OF PERSIA". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 2013-09-19.
  4. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  5. "Li Kirmaşan erdhej" (in Kurdish). 1 October 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  6. "بەرپرسانی ڕێژیم بەڵێنی درۆ و بێ بنەما بە خەڵکی لێقەوماوی پارێزگای کرماشان دەدەن" (in Kurdish). Retrieved 18 March 2020.