Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province
|Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province
استان کهگیلویه و بویراحمد
Location of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad within Iran
|• Total||15,504 km2 (5,986 sq mi)|
|• Density||42/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+03:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRST (UTC+04:30)|
|Main language(s)||Official: Persian
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province (Persian: استان کهگیلویه و بویراحمد, Ostān-e Kohgīrūye-o Būyer-Ahmad ) is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran. It is in the south-west of the country, in Iran's Region 2, and its capital is Yasuj. The province covers an area of 15,563 square kilometers, and in 2006 had a population of 634,000. According to National Population and Housing Census population of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad in 2011 was 658,629. The people mainly speak Lurish language. The counties of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province are Bahmai County, Landeh County, Boyer-Ahmad County, Choram County, Dana County, Basht County & Gachsaran County.
The mountain range of Dena, with more than 20 elevations and over 4000 meters high above the sea level, is, in fact, the great Himalayas in miniature. The mountain range, which is located in Kohgiluyeh va Buyer Ahmad province, is covered with oak forests. Natural springs, singing of the birds, and fresh air fascinate all lovers of nature. Another mountain is Khamin or Khami that is located in Gachsaran country.
Colleges and universities
- Selected Findings of the 2011 National Population and Housing Census Archived 2014-11-14 at the Wayback Machine.
- "همشهری آنلاین-استانهای کشور به ۵ منطقه تقسیم شدند (Provinces were divided into 5 regions)". Hamshahri Online (in Persian). 22 June 2014. Archived from the original on 23 June 2014.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province.|
- Official website of Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad Governorship
- A Boyer-Ahmad-i folk-song sung by Shusha Guppy in the 1970s: Girl from Boyer-Ahmad-i Tribe.