Markazi Province

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Markazi Province
استان مرکزی
Map of Iran with Markazi highlighted
Location of Markazi within Iran
Country  Iran
Capital Arak
Counties 11
 • Total 29,127 km2 (11,246 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 1,351,257
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Persian

Markazi (Persian: استان مرکزی) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. The word markazi means central in Persian.[source?] There are about 1,350,000 people living in the Markazi Province currently.

Some of the biggest cities of the province are: Saveh, Arak, Mahallat, Khomein, Delijan, Tafresh, Ashtian, and Shazand.

Counties[change | change source]

The Markazi Province is split into 10 different counties:

References[change | change source]

  1. [1] National Census 2006

Other websites[change | change source]

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