Iran, Islamic Republic of

province administrative center area in sq.km. population
2011-10-24
census
population
2016
census
Alborz Province Karaj 5,122 2,412,513 2,712,400
Ardebil Province Ardebil 17,800 1,248,488 1,270,420
Bushehr Province Bushehr 22,743 1,032,949 1,163,400
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiyari Province Shahr-e-Kord 16,328 895,263 947,763
East Azarbayejan Province Tabriz 45,651 3,724,620 3,909,652
Esfahan Province Esfahan 107,018 4,879,312 5,120,850
Fars Province Shiraz 122,608 4,596,658 4,851,274
Gilan Province Rasht 14,042 2,480,874 2,530,696
Golestan Province Gorgan 20,367 1,777,014 1,868,819
Hamedan Province Hamedan 19,368 1,758,268 1,738,234
Hormozgan Province Bandar Abbas 70,697 1,578,183 1,776,415
Ilam Province Ilam 20,133 557,599 580,158
Kerman Province Kerman 180,726 2,938,988 3,164,718
Kermanshah Province Kermanshah 25,009 1,945,227 1,952,434
Khorasan-e-Jonubi Province Birjand 95,385 662,534 768,898
Khorasan-e-Razavi Province Mashhad 118,851 5,994,402 6,434,501
Khuzestan Province Ahvaz 64,055 4,531,720 4,710,509
Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad Province Yasuj 15,504 658,629 713,052
Kordestan Province Sanandaj 29,137 1,493,645 1,603,011
Lorestan Province Khorramabad 28,294 1,754,243 1,760,649
Markazi Province Arak 29,127 1,413,959 1,429,475
Mazandaran Province Sari 23,842 3,073,943 3,283,582
North Khorasan Province Bojnord 28,434 867,727 863,092
Qazvin Province Qazvin 15,567 1,201,565 1,273,761
Qom Province Qom 11,526 1,151,672 1,292,283
Semnan Province Semnan 97,491 631,218 702,360
Sistan and Baluchestan Province Zahedan 181,785 2,534,327 2,775,014
Tehran Province Tehran 13,692 12,183,391 13,267,637
West Azarbayejan Province Orumiyeh 37,411 3,080,576 3,265,219
Yazd Province Yazd 129,285 1,074,428 1,138,533
Zanjan Province Zanjan 21,773 1,015,734 1,057,461
total 1,628,771 75,149,669 79,926,270