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Introduction

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..... (Read More)

 

History
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  ... (Read More)
Kordestan today
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, .  ... (Read More)

Road and Transportation:
Initial Information:

    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 ... (Read More)

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