KURDISTAN province, not to be confused with the greater geographical
area of Iranian Kurdistan, covers area of 28,203 km² where encompasses
just one-fourth of the Kurdish inhabited areas of Iran or Iranian
Kurdistan. It is located in the west of Iran and bound by Iraq on the
west, the province of west Azerbaijan to the north, Zanjan to the
northeast and Kermanshah to the south. The capital of Kurdistan Province
is the city of Sanandaj (Kurdish: Sinne). There are 10 counties in the
province including Marivan,Baneh, Saqqez, Qorveh, Bijar, Kamyaran,
Dehgolan, Diwandarreh, Sarvabad and Sanandaj.
The population of the province is estimated as 1,400,000 of which
52% are evaluated as urban dwellers and 48% as rural dwellers. The
Kurdish people are the majority population in this province, and they
speak Sorani-Kurdish which is a northwestern Iranian language.....
The rich, beautiful and mountainous lands of this area first encouraged
Aryan tribes to settle in this region after their immigration to Iran.
It was from here where the first plan to overthrow the Assyrians began,
leading to their defeat in ...
According to the The Kurdish language is categorized under the
Indo-European group of languages, with a distinctive grammatical form.
This language has various branches in Iran, such as the Sorani, Hewrami,
Feyli, . ...
and Transportation: |
Overall length of provincial roads: 1789 km
Major paved roads: 313 km
Overall Local roads: 1371 km
Sandy roads: 384 km
Total Highways : 69 Km ...