ESFAHAN province (Persian: Ostane Esfahan (Ostan-e Esfahan); also
transliterated as Esfahan, Espahan, Sepahan or Isphahan) is one of the
30 provinces of Iran. It is located in the center of the country. Its
capital is the city of Esfahan.
ESFAHAN central coordination locates in 32.6577°N 51.6692°E
Esfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan or
Hispahan, is located about 340 km south of Tehran and is the capital of
Esfahan Province and Iran's second largest city. Esfahan city has an
estimated population of 1,750,000 and the Esfahan metropolitan area has
an estimated population of 3,600,000, the third most populous
The cities of Najafabad, Khaneh Esfahan, Khomeini-shahr,
Shahin-shahr, Zarrinshahr, Mobarakeh, Falavarjan and Fouladshahr all
constitute the metropolitan city of Esfahan...
Historians have recorded initially as a defense and military base. The
security and protection of the gradually increasing castles and
fortifications, thereby, would provide the protection of residents
nearby, therefore leading ...
Esfahan has long been one of the centers for production of the
famous Persian Rug, weaving in Esfahan flourished in the Safavid era.
But when the Afghans invaded ...
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Esfahan is served by the Esfahan International Airport which handles
domestic flights to Iranian cities and international flights, mostly to
regional destinations across Middle East and central Asia including
Dubai and Damascus...