Ilam province

Province of Iran / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ilam Province (Persian: استان ایلام, Kurdish: Parêzgeha Îlamê ,پارێزگای ئیلام[11][12]) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is located in the western part of the country in Region 4 and covers 20,164.11 km2 (7,785.41 sq mi), while sharing 425 km (264 mi) of the border with Iraq, and also bordering on the provinces of Kermanshah, Lorestan, and Khuzestan. The largest city and also the provincial capital is the city of Ilam with a population 194,030. As of 2016 census, the population of the province was 580,158 people and is the least populated province in Iran.[13]

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Ilam Province
Landscape of the province
Ilam Province
Location of Ilam Province in Iran
Coordinates: 33.6384°N 46.4226°E / 33.6384; 46.4226
CountryIran
RegionRegion 4
Founded1974
CapitalIlam
Counties
Government
  Governor-generalHassan Bahramnia
Area
  Province20,164.11 km2 (7,785.41 sq mi)
  Urban30.13 km2 (11.63 sq mi)
  Rank22nd
 Latest measurement in 2019
Highest elevation
[4] (Kan Seifi Peak)
2,775 m (9,104 ft)
Lowest elevation36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
  Province580,158
  Estimate 
(2020)[6]
602,000
  Rank31st (last)
  Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
  Urban395,263
  Rural184,444
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Postal code
69311–69991[7]
Area code+98 84
Vehicle registrationIran 98[8]
Main language(s)Persian (official)
local languages:[9]
Kurdish
Luri
Arabic
HDI (2017)0.815[10]
very high · 8th
WebsiteIlam Portal
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