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Isfahan is a province in Central Iran.


Map of Isfahan (province)

  • 1 Isfahan — due to its beautiful mosques, palace, and magnificent public square, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world
  • 2 Aran va Bidgol — visitors are drawn here for its desert landsccaoes, rich desert flora and fauna, and the Maranjab caravansary 
  • 3 Kashan — a green oasis perched on the edge of the parched desert, with many historical sites
  • 4 Mashhad Ardehal — the burial site of Sultan Ali (the son of the fifth Imam Muhammad al-Baqir) and the notable modern Persian poet and painter Sohrab Sepehri, it is known for its annual Carpet Washing Ceremony
  • 5 Matin Abad — a aer visiting the historic Abyaneh city and nearby villages
  • 6 Na'in — a 2,000-year-old village, on the edge of the Central Desert of Iran, known for extremely fine carpets
  • 7 Varzaneh — famous for its spectacular desert, which is one of the most accessible deserts of Iran

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Human habitation in Isfahan province dates back to more than 42,000 years ago. 

Isfahan province is one of the largest centers of production of various types of handicrafts in Iran. This province has been the cradle of fine arts and handicrafts for a long time. Brick decorations, tiling, plastering and all kinds of calligraphy in the historical works of Isfahan, from centuries ago to the contemporary period, on the sides and sides of minarets and inside and outside mosques, palaces and the arts of gold embroidery and calligraphy, cashmere and silver work, gold engraving and transcription. All kinds of books, Quran, paintings, and drawings testify to the importance of Isfahan in Iran's cultural heritage.


The rainfall of the province is lower than the average of Iran.

The difference in altitude of different regions of the province from the sea level causes the variety of weather (rainfall, temperature, relative humidity, etc.) in the province. In general, the province has three types of weather:

  • Very dry to hot dry weather in most of the province, including the eastern lowlands and the central and northeastern plains of the province.
  • Semi-humid to humid and cold in the western and southern highlands of the province.
  • Semi-arid in the central and northern highlands of the province.

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Isfahan International Airport (IFN IATA)

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The UNESCO World Heritage List has 4 sites in Isfahan: Naqsh Jahan Square, Iranian Garden (Chelston Garden and Fin Kashan Garden), Isfahan Grand Mosque, and Aqueducts (Mezdabad Mimeh, Wazwan in Mimeh section and Ardestan Double Aqueduct). In Isfahan province, there are 24 museums, including local, provincial, state or cooperative museums. In Isfahan province, there are 548 ancient sites and areas with different sizes and ages. 




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