Wast Azerbaijan Province

West Azarbaijan or West Azerbaijan (Persie: آذربایجان غربی‎, Azerbaijani: غربی آذربایجان, Kurdish:ئازەربایجانا رۆژاڤا ) is ane o the 31 provinces o Iran. It is locatit in the Northwast o the kintra, borderin Turkey, Iraq an Nakhchivan, an the provinces o East Azerbaijan, Zanjan an Kurdistan.

Wast Azerbaijan Province

استان آذربایجان غربی
Map o Iran wi Wast Azerbaijan heichlichtit
Location o Wast Azerbaijan athin Iran
Coordinates: 37°33′10″N 45°04′33″E / 37.5528°N 45.0759°E / 37.5528; 45.0759
Kintra Iran
 • Total37437 km2 (14,455 sq mi)
 • Total3,080,576
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main leid(s)Persie (offeecial)
local leids:

The province o Wast Azerbaijan covers an aurie o 39,487 km², or 43,660 km² includin Loch Urmia. In 2006 the province haed a population o 3,015,361 [1] Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine. The caipital ceety o the province is Urmia.


  1. "Geography: Turkic-speaking Groups" Iran: A Country Study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, (2008)
  2. Minahan, James (2002) Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: S-Z (Volume 4 of Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World) Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, Connecticut, page 1765, ISBN 978-0-313-32384-3
  3. Price, Glanville (editor) (2000) Encyclopedia of the languages of Europe Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England, page 21, ISBN 978-0-631-22039-8
  4. Shaffer, Brenda (2002) Borders and brethren: Iran and the challenge of Azarbaijani identity, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, page 1, ISBN 978-0-262-69277-9
  5. McLachlan, Keith Stanley (1994) The Boundaries of Modern Iran UCL Press, London, page 55, ISBN 978-1-85728-125-5
  6. Anderson, Bridget et al. (1997) World Directory of Minorities (2nd edition) Minority Rights Group International, London, page 338, ISBN 978-1-873194-36-2

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