NORTH KHORASAN province IS located in northeastern IRAN. Bojnourd is the centre of the province.
There are 7 counties in the province including Bojnourd, Shirvan,
Esfarayen, Maneh-o-Samalqan , Jajarm , Faroj and Germeh. Also there are
15 sections and over inhabitant villages in the province. North Khorasan
covers an area of 28,434 Km2 and has population of 850,000 and is one
the three provinces that were created after the division of Khorasan in
Central coordination of the province locates in 37°28'34"N 57°19'54"E.
Bojnurd is about 701 km from Tehran. It had an estimated population
of 185,000. The ancient city was situated on a hill northwest of the
present city of Bojnurd, known as Sarvan Mahaleh.....
Greater Khorasan has witnessed the rise and fall of many dynasties and
governments in its territory throughout history. Various tribes of the
Arabs, Turks, Kurds, Mongols, Turkemen and Afghans brought changes to
the region time and time again.
Ancient geographers of Iran divided Iran ("Iran-Shahr") into eight s ...
|NORTH KHORASAN today
The estimated population of the province counties is as below:
Shirvan:164,000 / Esfarayen:137,000 / Maneh-o Salamqan: 95,000 / Farooj: 70,000 / Jajarm: 61,000.
In terms of economy, ...
and Transportation: |
No. of stirring goods transport companies: 23
Note: Major portion of goods carriage is held from Bojnourd county cause of cement factory and petrochemical plant.