Izeh has temperate weather in spring and summer, although in winter it is usually the coldest city in the Khuzestan province. Izeh is populated by Bakhtiari, a tribe living in the northern part of the Khuzestan area. It is an agricultural rather than an industrial city. The foremost product is rice (locally called Berenj) that mostly comes from Susan, Sheyvand, Meydavood and Chitanbe. Izeh also has mines of rocks and minerals. It is famous for its dam and ancient monuments that are located in Kolfarah, Eshkaft Salman, Khongazhdar and other places.
It had an estimated population of 129,105 in 2005.