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For the administrative subdivision, see Ilkhchi District. For other places, see Ilkhchi (disambiguation).
Ilkhchi is located in Iran
Coordinates: 37°56′14″N 45°58′44″E / 37.93722°N 45.97889°E / 37.93722; 45.97889Coordinates: 37°56′14″N 45°58′44″E / 37.93722°N 45.97889°E / 37.93722; 45.97889
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Osku
Bakhsh Ilkhchi
Population (2006)
 • Total 13,927
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Ilkhchi (Persian: ايلخچي‎, also Romanized as Īlkhchī; Azerbaijani: İlxçi)[1] is a city in and the capital of Ilkhchi District, in Osku County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,927, in 4,014 families.[2]

Ilkhchi is located south east of Tabriz. The main economic activity is agriculture. Almost entire population of the Ilkhchi are followers of the Yarsani faith.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Ilkhchi can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "10078592" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.