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Sistan and Baluchestan is the southeasternmost province of Iran, along the country's border with Pakistan.


Map of Sistan and Baluchestan

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The native language of the region, Baluchi, related to ancient Persian (Avestan), is spoken in western, southern, and eastern parts of the region. As in the rest of Iran, Persian is also useful.

Get in[edit]

Zahedan Airport (ZAH IATA)

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Shahr-l Sohkta
  • Shahr-I Sokhta — the ruins of a city abandoned around 1800 BC, this archaeological site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014.
  • Guel Afshan — a well that spews mud to the air
  • Lut Desert — partially located in Sistan and Baluchestan, the rest in Kerman is a salt desert that is listed as a World Heritage Site.



Baluchis are famous for carpets, especially prayer rugs.



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