List of cities in Iran by province

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This is a list of cities in Iran, categorized by province. The census years listed below comes from the Statistical Center of Iran;[1][2] since the year 2006 the country of Iran has had a census every 5 years. The cities that are bold are capitals of provinces, counties & districts. Iran has 31 provinces and 1245 cities.

The most populated cites of Iran in 2010
Provinces of Iran by population in 2014
Map of the 31 provinces of Iran
Ethnicities and religions in Iran

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Alborz Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Karaj 1,592,492 1,614,626 −1.37%
2 Fardis 181,174 NA
3 Kamal Shahr 141,669 109,943 +28.86%
4 Nazarabad 119,512 107,806 +10.86%
5 Mohammadshahr 119,418 100,519 +18.80%
8 Hashtgerd 55,640 51,953 +7.10%
6 Mahdasht 62,910 51,518 +22.11%
7 Meshkin Dasht 62,005 53,440 +16.03%
9 Chaharbagh 48,828 6,772 +621.03%
10 Shahr-e Jadid-e Hashtgerd 42,147 22,742 +85.33%
11 Eshtehard 29,993 23,010 +30.35%
12 Garmdarreh 22,726 13,248 +71.54%
13 Golsar 13,745 12,407 +10.78%
14 Kuhsar 10,940 8,303 +31.76%
16 Taleqan 3,545 3,211 +10.40%
17 Asara 1,339 701 +91.01%
15 Tankaman 4,654 4,190 +11.07%

Ardabil Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ardabil 529,374 482,632 +9.68%
2 Parsabad 93,387 88,924 +5.02%
3 Meshginshahr 74,109 66,883 +10.80%
4 Khalkhal 39,304 41,165 −4.52%
5 Germi 28,967 28,953 +0.05%
6 Bileh Savar 16,188 15,183 +6.62%
7 Namin 13,659 11,963 +14.18%
8 Jafarabad 7,226 7,706 −6.23%
9 Kivi 7,101 7,158 −0.80%
13 Anbaran 5,757 6,084 −5.37%
10 Abi Beyglu 6,516 5,999 +8.62%
12 Nir 5,873 5,820 +0.91%
14 Hashatjin 5,725 4,578 +25.05%
15 Sareyn 5,459 4,440 +22.95%
11 Aslan Duz 6,348 4,557 +39.30%
16 Eslamabad-e Qadim 3,068 NA
18 Tazeh Kand-e Qadim 2,575 2,798 −7.97%
21 Qasabeh 2,095 NA
20 Lahrud 2,149 2,583 −16.80%
22 Hir 2,080 2,521 −17.49%
19 Kolowr 2,347 2,105 +11.50%
23 Razey 1,581 1,617 −2.23%
17 Tazeh Kand-e Angut 2,645 2,544 +3.97%
24 Fakhrabad 999 1,114 −10.32%
25 Kuraim 831 854 −2.69%
26 Moradlu 671 761 −11.83%

Bushehr Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bushehr 223,504 195,222 +14.49%
2 Borazjan 110,567 95,449 +15.84%
3 Bandar Ganaveh 73,472 64,110 +14.60%
5 Khormoj 40,722 34,944 +16.54%
4 Bandar Kangan 60,187 76,329 −21.15%
6 Jam 31,436 16,313 +92.71%
7 Bandar Deylam 25,730 22,393 +14.90%
8 Bandar-e Deyr 24,083 20,157 +19.48%
9 Ali Shahr 23,178 NA
12 Choghadak 18,702 18,072 +3.49%
10 Ab Pakhsh 18,913 17,238 +9.72%
13 Ahram 15,198 13,778 +10.31%
17 Vahdatiyeh 11,222 11,414 −1.68%
16 Kaki 12,119 10,156 +19.33%
14 Bank 14,126 11,515 +22.67%
11 Nakhl Taqi 18,837 11,503 +63.76%
15 Asaluyeh 13,557 7,884 +71.96%
19 Kharg 8,193 7,722 +6.10%
24 Dalaki 6,436 6,044 +6.49%
18 Sadabad 8,248 7,859 +4.95%
20 Shabankareh 7,900 7,653 +3.23%
23 Abdan 6,827 6,211 +9.92%
25 Bandar Rig 6,252 5,619 +11.27%
21 Bardestan 7,112 6,078 +17.01%
26 Bord Khun 5,333 4,376 +21.87%
28 Delvar 4,442 3,704 +19.92%
22 Bandar Siraf 6,992 7,137 −2.03%
27 Dowrahak 4,852 NA
29 Baduleh 4,028 NA
33 Tang-e Eram 3,242 3,183 +1.85%
30 Abad 3,787 NA
31 Anarestan 3,400 2,735 +24.31%
34 Shonbeh 2,747 2,528 +8.66%
35 Imam Hassan 2,731 2,498 +9.33%
36 Kalameh 2,463 2,164 +13.82%
32 Riz 3,282 2,405 +36.47%
37 Bushkan 2,135 NA

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Shahr-e Kord 190,441 159,775 +19.19%
2 Borujen 57,071 52,694 +8.31%
5 Farsan 30,504 28,013 +8.89%
4 Farrokh Shahr 31,739 30,036 +5.67%
3 Lordegan 40,528 35,276 +14.89%
6 Hafshejan 21,352 20,847 +2.42%
8 Saman 14,192 15,327 −7.41%
7 Junqan 14,433 14,800 −2.48%
11 Kian 12,948 12,020 +7.72%
9 Faradonbeh 13,317 13,139 +1.35%
10 Ben 12,971 11,775 +10.16%
12 Sureshjan 12,308 11,407 +7.90%
14 Babaheydar 11,202 11,099 +0.93%
13 Boldaji 11,980 11,728 +2.15%
15 Ardal 10,113 8,992 +12.47%
16 Naqneh 9,923 9,603 +3.33%
17 Pardanjan 8,699 8,088 +7.55%
18 Shalamzar 6,899 7,132 −3.27%
20 Gahru 6,263 5,949 +5.28%
21 Gujan 6,179 NA
25 Sefiddasht 5,471 5,561 −1.62%
19 Gandoman 6,291 5,761 +9.20%
22 Taqanak 6,170 5,941 +3.85%
23 Sardasht 5,691 NA
24 Sudjan 5,581 5,410 +3.16%
23 Naghan 6,125 4,861 +26.00%
27 Dastana 5,143 5,199 −1.08%
28 Cholicheh 4,945 NA
29 Vardanjan 4,456 4,324 +3.05%
30 Kaj 4,227 NA
33 Dashtak 4,016 NA
31 Nafech 4,059 NA
32 Mal-e Khalifeh 4,024 3,698 +8.82%
35 Chelgard 2,989 3,061 −2.35%
26 Aluni 5,248 4,094 +28.19%
34 Haruni 3,601 NA
36 Sar Khun 2,131 NA
37 Bazoft 1,519 NA
38 Manj-e Nesa 1,492 1,486 +0.40%
39 Samsami 1,203 NA

East Azerbaijan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Tabriz 1,558,693 1,494,998 +4.26%
2 Maragheh 175,255 162,275 +8.00%
3 Marand 130,825 124,323 +5.23%
4 Ahar 100,641 92,608 +8.67%
5 Mianeh 98,973 95,505 +3.63%
6 Bonab 85,274 79,894 +6.73%
7 Sahand 82,494 24,704 +233.93%
8 Sarab 45,031 44,846 +0.41%
9 Azarshahr 44,887 39,918 +12.45%
10 Hadishahr 34,346 30,575 +12.33%
11 Ajab Shir 33,606 26,280 +27.88%
12 Sardrud 29,739 26,856 +10.74%
13 Malekan 27,431 25,312 +8.37%
14 Shabestar 22,181 15,663 +41.61%
16 Bostanabad 21,734 17,954 +21.05%
17 Hashtrud 20,572 19,903 +3.36%
18 Osku 18,459 16,983 +8.69%
19 Ilkhchi 16,574 15,231 +8.82%
21 Mamqan 11,892 13,359 −10.98%
15 Khosrowshah 21,972 12,447 +76.52%
20 Basmenj 12,692 11,190 +13.42%
22 Gugan 11,742 11,395 +3.05%
23 Heris 10,515 9,823 +7.04%
24 Yamchi 10,392 9,832 +5.70%
26 Kaleybar 9,324 9,887 −5.69%
28 Shendabad 8,489 9,034 −6.03%
25 Sufian 9,963 9,126 +9.17%
27 Jolfa 8,810 5,628 +56.54%
29 Koshksaray 8,060 7,723 +4.36%
30 Tasuj 7,522 7,370 +2.06%
32 Torkamanchay 7,443 7,094 +4.92%
31 Kolvanaq 7,465 6,792 +9.91%
33 Leylan 6,356 6,175 +2.93%
34 Sis 6,106 5,502 +10.98%
35 Bakhshayesh 6,102 6,098 +0.07%
- Qarah Aghaj 6,102 5,652 +7.96%
37 Mehraban 5,772 6,095 −5.30%
38 Teymurlu 5,375 NA
39 Varzaqan 5,348 5,385 −0.69%
40 Zarnaq 5,343 5,713 −6.48%
44 Hurand 4,658 4,445 +4.79%
48 Khajeh 4,011 3,801 +5.52%
46 Benab e Marand 4,311 4,371 −1.37%
41 Sharabian 4,877 4,737 +2.96%
43 Vayqan 4,678 4,298 +8.84%
45 Mobarak Shahr 4,456 NA
47 Sharafkhaneh 4,244 3,585 +18.38%
42 Kuzeh Kanan 4,730 3,274 +44.47%
49 Achachi 3,647 NA
50 Duzduzan 3,627 3,815 −4.93%
51 Kharvana 3,353 1,373 +144.21%
52 Khamaneh 3,056 2,541 +20.27%
53 Tekmeh Dash 2,974 2,645 +12.44%
54 Aqkand 2,902 1,733 +67.46%
55 Abish Ahmad 2,715 2,318 +17.13%
56 Zonuz 2,465 2,626 −6.13%
57 Tark 2,031 2,406 −15.59%
58 Khomarlu 1,902 1,659 +14.65%
59 Kharaju 1,824 1,584 +15.15%
60 Siah Rud 1,548 1,553 −0.32%
61 Nazarkahrizi 1,215 1,266 −4.03%
62 Jowan Qaleh 700 NA
Malek Kian NA
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Isfahan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Isfahan 1,961,260 1,853,293 +5.83%
2 Kashan 304,487 275,325 +10.59%
3 Khomeyni Shahr 247,128 244,696 +0.99%
4 Najafabad 235,281 221,814 +6.07%
5 Shahin Shahr 173,329 143,308 +20.95%
6 Shahreza 134,952 123,767 +9.04%
7 Fuladshahr 88,426 66,903 +32.17%
8 Baharestan 79,023 61,647 +28.19%
9 Mobarakeh 69,449 66,092 +5.08%
10 Aran va Bidgol [3] 65,404 60,290 +8.48%
11 Golpayegan 58,936 54,572 +8.00%
12 Zarrin Shahr 55,817 60,118 −7.15%
13 Dorcheh Piaz 47,800 44,689 +6.96%
14 Dowlatabad 40,945 37,098 +10.37%
15 Falavarjan 37,704 38,310 −1.58%
16 Qahderijan 34,226 31,679 +8.04%
17 Khvorzuq 29,154 22,321 +30.61%
18 Nain 27,379 25,379 +7.88%
19 Semirom 26,942 25,122 +7.24%
20 Kelishad va Sudarjan [4] 25,635 24,355 +5.26%
21 Goldasht 25,235 23,192 +8.81%
22 Gaz 24,433 21,991 +11.10%
23 Abrisham 22,429 21,794 +2.91%
24 Khansar 21,883 21,338 +2.55%
25 Tiran 21,703 19,421 +11.75%
26 Daran 20,078 19,645 +2.20%
27 Sedeh Lenjan 19,101 18,654 +2.40%
28 Dizicheh 18,935 18,750 +0.99%
29 Varnamkhast 18,700 17,384 +7.57%
30 Dehaqan 17,945 17,108 +4.89%
31 Dastgerd 17,775 16,848 +5.50%
32 Ardestan 15,744 15,701 +0.27%
33 Chamgardan 15,574 16,219 −3.98%
34 Badrud 14,723 13,120 +12.22%
35 Imanshahr 14,633 14,267 +2.57%
36 Natanz 14,122 12,281 +14.99%
37 Chermahin 13,732 13,568 +1.21%
38 Fereydunshahr 13,603 14,007 −2.88%
39 Pir Bakran 13,469 12,192 +10.47%
40 Kushk 13,248 12,029 +10.13%
41 Varzaneh 12,714 11,924 +6.63%
42 Nushabad 11,838 10,904 +8.57%
43 Baharan Shahr 11,284 11,132 +1.37%
44 Kahriz Sang 10,442 9,264 +12.72%
45 Bagh-e Bahadoran 10,279 9,598 +7.10%
46 Zibashahr 10,200 9,668 +5.50%
47 Chadegan 9,924 9,738 +1.91%
- Talkhuncheh 9,924 9,472 +4.77%
49 Golshahr 9,904 9,903 +0.01%
50 Buin va Miandasht [5] 9,889 10,256 −3.58%
51 Qahjaverestan 9,712 7,906 +22.84%
54 Zayandeh Rud 9,463 9,514 −0.54%
52 Gorgab 9,690 6,359 +52.38%
53 Habibabad 9,491 9,444 +0.50%
54 Majlesi 9,363 4,083 +129.32%
55 Zavareh 8,320 7,814 +6.48%
56 Dehaq 8,272 7,710 +7.29%
57 Alavicheh 8,067 7,526 +7.19%
58 Zazeran 7,962 NA
60 Manzariyeh 7,164 6,270 +14.26%
61 Karkevand 7,058 6,857 +2.93%
63 Asgharabad 6,876 NA
64 Khur 6,765 6,721 +0.65%
65 Nasrabad 6,425 6,176 +4.03%
66 Guged 6,012 6,008 +0.07%
59 Harand 7,829 7,108 +10.14%
62 Jowzdan 6,998 6,749 +3.69%
69 Shadpurabad 5,915 5,487 +7.80%
67 Abuzeydabad 5,976 5,559 +7.50%
70 Sefidshahr 5,804 5,579 +4.03%
71 Meymeh 5,651 5,449 +3.71%
75 Barf Anbar 5,382 5,336 +0.86%
76 Meshkat 5,357 4,869 +10.02%
80 Hana 4,922 5,354 −8.07%
88 Rozveh 4,332 4,536 −4.50%
77 Komeshcheh 5,100 4,871 +4.70%
68 Vazvan 5,952 4,559 +30.55%
72 Kuhpayeh 5,518 4,587 +20.30%
73 Sin 5,495 NA
74 Golshan 5,437 5,058 +7.49%
85 Damaneh 4,366 4,617 −5.44%
78 Sagzi 5,063 4,698 +7.77%
84 Hasanabad 4,478 4,267 +4.94%
86 Nikabad 4,364 4,303 +1.42%
79 Mohammadabad 5,032 4,549 +10.62%
93 Mahabad 3,727 3,656 +1.94%
81 Asgaran 4,858 4,521 +7.45%
82 Jandaq 4,665 4,472 +4.32%
87 Baghshad 4,356 NA
89 Tudeshk 4,275 4,229 +1.09%
90 Jowsheqan va Kamu [6] 4,181 4,766 −12.27%
91 Ziar 3,918 NA
92 Qamsar 3,877 3,410 +13.70%
94 Afus 3,696 4,313 −14.31%
95 Rezvanshahr 3,606 3,508 +2.79%
96 Ezhiyeh 3,156 3,481 −9.34%
97 Khaledabad 3,023 2,756 +9.69%
98 Farrokhi 2,968 2,502 +18.63%
99 Kamu va Chugan 2,434 NA
83 Barzok 4,588 3,265 +40.52%
105 Tarq 1,749 NA
106 Vanak 1,665 1,977 −15.78%
101 Komeh 2,184 2,146 +1.77%
100 Neyasar 2,319 2,171 +6.82%
102 Bafran 1,978 2,027 −2.42%
103 Anarak 1,903 1,477 +28.84%
104 Lay Bid 1,832 1,473 +24.37%

Fars Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Shiraz 1,565,572 1,460,665 +7.18%
2 Marvdasht 148,858 138,649 +7.36%
3 Jahrom 141,634 114,108 +24.12%
4 Fasa 110,825 104,809 +5.74%
5 Kazerun 96,683 89,685 +7.80%
6 Sadra 91,863 39,979 +129.78%
7 Darab 70,232 61,672 +13.88%
8 Firuzabad 65,417 64,969 +0.69%
9 Lar 62,045 65,451 −5.20%
10 Abadeh 59,116 55,758 +6.02%
11 Nurabad 57,058 55,736 +2.37%
12 Neyriz 49,850 50,291 −0.88%
13 Eqlid 44,341 44,552 −0.47%
14 Estahban 36,410 34,639 +5.11%
15 Gerash 34,469 30,593 +12.67%
16 Zarqan 32,261 28,958 +11.41%
17 Kavar 31,711 26,342 +20.38%
18 Lamerd 29,380 25,131 +16.91%
19 Safashahr 26,933 26,091 +3.23%
20 Qaemiyeh 26,918 25,355 +6.16%
21 Hajjiabad 21,675 20,501 +5.73%
22 Farashband 20,320 18,492 +9.89%
23 Qir 20,010 18,038 +10.93%
24 Evaz 19,987 22,401 −10.78%
25 Khonj 19,217 18,792 +2.26%
26 Kharameh 18,477 20,920 −11.68%
27 Sarvestan 18,187 19,116 −4.86%
28 Arsanjan 17,706 17,382 +1.86%
29 Saadat Shahr 17,131 16,876 +1.51%
30 Qaderabad 14,973 15,792 −5.19%
31 Ardakan 14,633 16,661 −12.17%
32 Dobiran 13,809 12,682 +8.89%
33 Jannat Shahr 13,598 11,852 +14.73%
34 Galleh Dar 13,448 11,354 +18.44%
35 Soghad 12,582 11,156 +12.78%
36 Meymand 10,120 9,058 +11.72%
37 Darian 10,037 9,557 +5.02%
39 Zahedshahr 9,719 9,483 +2.49%
40 Khesht 9,599 9,108 +5.39%
38 Surian 9,776 10,670 −8.38%
42 Banaruiyeh 9,077 10,977 −17.31%
43 Masiri 9,031 5,830 +54.91%
44 Lapui 8,985 6,924 +29.77%
46 Karzin 8,841 8,446 +4.68%
47 Seyyedan 8,574 7,563 +13.37%
41 Eshkanan 9,115 8,211 +11.01%
45 Shahr-e Pir 8,927 8,100 +10.21%
54 Beyram 7,300 7,379 −1.07%
50 Bahman 7,568 7,305 +3.60%
51 Qotbabad 7,476 67,754 −88.97%
48 Juyom 8,010 8,810 −9.08%
52 Abadeh Tashk 7,379 7,562 −2.42%
53 Khur 7,338 6,821 +7.58%
49 Mohr 7,784 7,823 −0.50%
55 Beyza 7,252 4,234 +71.28%
- Latifi 7,300 6,669 +9.46%
57 Bab Anar 7,061 6,968 +1.33%
58 Qarah Bolagh 6,772 NA
60 Ij 6,246 5,849 +6.79%
61 Khumeh Zar 6,220 6,095 +2.05%
62 Konartakhteh 6,081 5,478 +11.01%
65 Miyanshahr 5,912 NA
66 Izadkhast 5,910 6,532 −9.52%
67 Emam Shahr 5,803 5,190 +11.81%
68 Runiz 5,760 5,593 +2.99%
69 Mobarakabad 4,707 4,235 +11.15%
59 Sedeh 6,747 6,137 +9.94%
64 Sheshdeh 5,960 5,562 +7.16%
72 Khavaran 4,332 4,075 +6.31%
71 Meshkan 4,617 4,580 +0.81%
70 Varavi 4,622 3,971 +16.39%
73 Emad Deh 4,235 4,506 −6.01%
74 Fadami 4,097 4,028 +1.71%
75 Alamarvdasht 4,068 4,095 −0.66%
76 Khaneh Zenyan 4,027 3,370 +19.50%
63 Baladeh 5,972 4,243 +40.75%
80 Nujin 3,769 3,416 +10.33%
77 Korehi 3,954 3,912 +1.07%
78 Dezhkord 3,924 4,220 −7.01%
89 Surmaq 3,050 3,458 −11.80%
82 Mazayjan 3,567 NA
83 Dehram 3,468 2,999 +15.64%
84 Kuhenjan 3,281 3,739 −12.25%
85 Khuzi 3,245 NA
86 Kupon 3,237 NA
97 Now Bandegan 2,410 2,704 −10.87%
87 Ahel 3,179 2,940 +8.13%
88 Hesami 3,131 2,826 +10.79%
91 Khaniman 3,020 NA
92 Do Borji 2,907 2,651 +9.66%
93 Qatruyeh 2,895 2,764 +4.74%
94 Nowdan 2,892 2,574 +12.35%
81 Kamfiruz 3,713 2,498 +48.64%
79 Hamashahr [7] 3,852 3,233 +19.15%
95 Efzar 2,657 2,338 +13.64%
90 Asir 3,042 2,180 +39.54%
96 Ramjerd 2,550 2,260 +12.83%
98 Hasanabad 2,045 1,894 +7.97%
99 Soltan Shahr 1,928 NA
100 Madar-e Soleyman 1,546 NA
101 Baba Monir 1,379 NA
102 Duzeh 1,348 887 +51.97%
Arad NA
Fishvar NA

Gilan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Rasht 679,995 639,951 +6.26%
2 Bandar-e Anzali 118,564 116,664 +1.63%
3 Lahijan 101,073 94,051 +7.47%
4 Langarud 79,445 74,477 +6.67%
5 Hashtpar 54,178 52,344 +3.50%
6 Astara 51,579 48,470 +6.41%
7 Sowme'eh Sara 47,083 40,978 +14.90%
8 Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh 44,941 40,726 +10.35%
9 Rudsar 37,998 37,579 +1.11%
10 Fuman 35,841 30,608 +17.10%
11 Khomam 20,897 17,106 +22.16%
12 Siahkal 19,924 18,176 +9.62%
13 Rezvanshahr 19,519 15,267 +27.85%
15 Manjil 15,630 17,396 −10.15%
16 Amlash 15,444 14,915 +3.55%
17 Kiashahr 14,022 13,753 +1.96%
18 Rostamabad 13,746 13,749 −0.02%
19 Lowshan 13,032 15,193 −14.22%
26 Rudbar 10,504 10,926 −3.86%
21 Kelachay 12,379 11,936 +3.71%
14 Masal 17,901 14,689 +21.87%
25 Lasht-e Nesha 10,539 10,662 −1.15%
22 Lavandevil 11,235 10,617 +5.82%
27 Kuchesfahan 10,026 9,450 +6.10%
23 Asalem 10,720 10,040 +6.77%
24 Rahimabad 10,571 8,719 +21.24%
20 Sangar 12,583 10,154 +23.92%
28 Chaf and Chamkhaleh [8] 8,840 4,494 +96.71%
29 Chaboksar 8,224 6,994 +17.59%
30 Shaft 8,184 6,533 +25.27%
31 Pareh Sar 8,016 7,626 +5.11%
32 Luleman 7,426 3,558 +108.71%
33 Khoshk-e Bijar 7,245 7,133 +1.57%
34 Marjaghal 6,735 6,471 +4.08%
35 Kumeleh 6,457 6,078 +6.24%
38 Shalman 5,102 5,184 −1.58%
36 Bazar Jomeh 5,729 4,493 +27.51%
37 Chubar 5,554 5,522 +0.58%
39 Gurab Zarmikh 4,840 4,588 +5.49%
40 Vajargah 4,537 4,522 +0.33%
41 Haviq 4,261 4,194 +1.60%
43 Rudboneh 3,441 3,646 −5.62%
42 Lisar 3,647 3,262 +11.80%
44 Jirandeh 2,320 2,584 −10.22%
45 Rankuh 2,154 2,224 −3.15%
46 Ahmadsargurab 2,128 2,346 −9.29%
49 Maklavan 1,635 NA
51 Tutkabon 1,510 1,678 −10.01%
50 Barehsar 1,612 1,416 +13.84%
47 Otaqvar 1,938 1,804 +7.43%
48 Deylaman 1,729 1,656 +4.41%
52 Masuleh 393 568 −30.81%

Golestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Gorgan 350,676 329,536 +6.42%
2 Gonbad-e Kavus 151,910 144,546 +5.09%
4 Aliabad-e Katul 52,838 49,804 +6.09%
3 Bandar Torkaman 53,970 48,736 +10.74%
5 Azadshahr 43,760 39,484 +10.83%
6 Kordkuy 39,881 38,246 +4.27%
7 Kalaleh 36,176 27,951 +29.43%
8 Aqqala 35,116 31,626 +11.04%
9 Minudasht 30,085 28,478 +5.64%
10 Galikash 23,394 20,831 +12.30%
11 Bandar-e Gaz 20,742 18,734 +10.72%
13 Gomishan 19,191 17,648 +8.74%
14 Siminshahr 17,205 15,539 +10.72%
12 Fazelabad 19,461 14,548 +33.77%
15 Ramian 12,426 12,263 +1.33%
16 Khan Bebin 10,878 11,007 −1.17%
18 Daland 8,184 7,992 +2.40%
19 Neginshahr 8,138 7,858 +3.56%
23 Now Kandeh 6,650 7,155 −7.06%
21 Sarkhon Kalateh 7,589 6,688 +13.47%
20 Jelin-e Olya 7,417 7,753 −4.33%
22 Anbar Olum 7,003 6,540 +7.08%
17 Maraveh Tappeh 8,671 7,906 +9.68%
24 Faraghi 5,777 NA
25 Tatar-e Olya 4,782 NA
26 Sangdevin 4,203 NA
27 Mazraeh 4,009 NA
28 Now Deh Khanduz 2,989 3,032 −1.42%
29 Incheh Borun 2,494 2,281 +9.34%

Hamadan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Hamadan 554,406 525,794 +5.44%
2 Malayer 170,237 159,848 +6.50%
4 Asadabad 55,703 55,024 +1.23%
3 Nahavand 76,162 75,445 +0.95%
5 Tuyserkan 50,455 44,516 +13.34%
6 Bahar 28,685 27,645 +3.76%
7 Kabudarahang 20,336 20,349 −0.06%
8 Lalejin 14,916 15,291 −2.45%
10 Famenin 14,208 14,478 −1.86%
9 Razan 14,275 13,711 +4.11%
12 Maryanaj 10,848 10,207 +6.28%
11 Azandarian 11,171 9,324 +19.81%
13 Qorveh-e Darjazin 9,540 10,231 −6.75%
14 Juraqan 9,234 9,262 −0.30%
15 Giyan 8,186 8,102 +1.04%
17 Mohajeran 7,331 NA
16 Salehabad 7,899 7,830 +0.88%
19 Sarkan 4,081 4,271 −4.45%
18 Firuzan 5,173 4,635 +11.61%
20 Samen 3,873 4,426 −12.49%
21 Damaq 3,231 3,783 −14.59%
25 Barzul 2,457 2,695 −8.83%
22 Qahavand 2,970 3,115 −4.65%
23 Ajin 2,738 2,738 0.00%
24 Shirin Su 2,460 3,060 −19.61%
26 Jowkar 2,258 2,425 −6.89%
27 Gol Tappeh 2,237 2,692 −16.90%
28 Farasfaj 1,526 1,721 −11.33%
29 Zangeneh 621 725 −14.34%

Hormozgan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bandar Abbas 526,648 435,751 +20.86%
2 Minab 73,170 63,229 +15.72%
3 Qeshm 40,678 28,602 +42.22%
5 Rudan 36,121 33,285 +8.52%
6 Bandar Lengeh 30,435 30,478 −0.14%
4 Kish 39,853 24,819 +60.57%
7 Hajjiabad 28,977 23,309 +24.32%
8 Kong 19,213 16,496 +16.47%
12 Dargahan 14,525 8,667 +67.59%
11 Bandar Khamir 15,320 14,617 +4.81%
10 Jask 16,860 13,810 +22.09%
9 Parsian 18,045 12,544 +43.85%
13 Bastak 9,959 9,225 +7.96%
14 Bika 7,190 7,002 +2.68%
15 Jenah 6,910 7,169 −3.61%
16 Hasht Bandi 6,718 4,438 +51.37%
17 Ruydar 6,558 6,034 +8.68%
18 Hormuz 5,891 5,867 +0.41%
19 Suza 5,707 4,712 +21.12%
20 Qaleh Qazi 5,286 5,183 +1.99%
21 Sirik 5,137 4,140 +24.08%
22 Tirur 4,871 NA
23 Dashti 4,695 NA
24 Tazian-e Pain 4,263 NA
25 Abu Musa 4,213 3,461 +21.73%
26 Bandar Charak 4,066 3,758 +8.20%
27 Garuk 4,008 NA
33 Ziarat-e Ali 2,679 3,075 −12.88%
28 Fin 3,939 5,279 −25.38%
29 Kushk-e Nar 3,260 2,902 +12.34%
30 Takht 3,082 2,648 +16.39%
31 Kuhestak 3,060 NA
32 Lamazan 2,745 NA
34 Senderk 1,915 2,024 −5.39%
35 Fareghan 1,773 1,925 −7.90%
36 Sardasht 1,725 1,536 +12.30%
37 Gowharan 1,170 1,316 −11.09%
38 Sargaz 1,157 1,170 −1.11%
Dezghan NA
Kukherd NA

Ilam Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ilam 194,030 172,213 +12.67%
4 Abdanan 23,946 22,901 +4.56%
3 Eyvan 31,299 29,400 +6.46%
2 Dehloran 32,941 30,989 +6.30%
5 Darreh Shahr 21,900 20,712 +5.74%
8 Arakvaz 11,977 12,358 −3.08%
6 Mehran 17,435 14,920 +16.86%
7 Sarableh 12,393 10,967 +13.00%
9 Asemanabad 6,280 5,889 +6.64%
19 Towhid 2,128 1,475 +44.27%
10 Chavar 5,831 5,775 +0.97%
11 Badreh 4,278 4,249 +0.68%
12 Shabab 4,088 NA
13 Pahleh 3,870 4,065 −4.80%
21 Delgosha 1,819 2,201 −17.36%
14 Murmuri 3,768 3,529 +6.77%
15 Zarneh 2,966 3,118 −4.87%
16 Lumar 2,696 2,658 +1.43%
18 Musian 2,459 2,577 −4.58%
20 Meymeh 1,913 2,636 −27.43%
17 Sarabbagh 2,659 2,557 +3.99%
22 Salehabad 1,751 1,707 +2.58%
23 Mirza Hoseynabad 1,512 NA
24 Mehr 1,060 NA
25 Balavah 264 NA

Kerman Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Kerman 537,718 534,441 +0.61%
2 Sirjan 199,704 185,623 +7.59%
3 Rafsanjan 161,909 151,420 +6.93%
4 Jiroft 130,429 111,034 +17.47%
5 Bam 127,396 107,131 +18.92%
6 Zarand 60,370 57,749 +4.54%
7 Kahnuj 52,624 43,977 +19.66%
8 Shahr-e Babak 51,620 45,256 +14.06%
9 Baft 34,517 33,107 +4.26%
10 Bardsir 25,152 31,870 −21.08%
11 Baravat 22,761 18,633 +22.15%
12 Ravar 22,729 21,901 +3.78%
13 Mohamadabad 20,720 9,664 +114.40%
14 Najaf Shahr 20,164 9,448 +113.42%
15 Mahan 19,423 17,178 +13.07%
16 Anbarabad 18,185 18,731 −2.91%
17 Manujan 15,634 14,286 +9.44%
18 Anar 15,532 13,089 +18.66%
19 Rudbar 14,747 12,223 +20.65%
20 Rabor 13,263 11,657 +13.78%
21 Qaleh Ganj 13,169 12,663 +4.00%
22 Kuhbanan 10,761 11,093 −2.99%
23 Darb-e Behesht 10,670 6,538 +63.20%
24 Baghin 10,407 8,176 +27.29%
25 Rayen 10,286 11,006 −6.54%
33 Negar 7,600 5,731 +32.61%
39 Mes-e Sarcheshmeh 5,967 6,406 −6.85%
26 Ekhtiarabad 9,840 8,746 +12.51%
27 Golbaf 9,205 8,828 +4.27%
28 Zeydabad 9,112 5,260 +73.23%
29 Zangiabad 8,568 6,823 +25.58%
30 Khursand 8,252 6,672 +23.68%
31 Pariz 8,005 4,902 +63.30%
49 Dehaj 5,045 3,366 +49.88%
32 Koshkuiyeh 7,644 6,610 +15.64%
44 Golzar 5,445 3,411 +59.63%
34 Mohammadabad-e Gonbaki 7,210 NA
35 Fahraj 6,876 11,939 −42.41%
36 Arzuiyeh 6,868 7,555 −9.09%
37 Zeh-e Kalut 6,835 NA
38 Jebalbarez 6,750 4,416 +52.85%
40 Chatrud 5,860 5,344 +9.66%
41 Yazdan Shahr 5,607 5,442 +3.03%
42 Nowdezh 5,562 5,284 +5.26%
50 Faryab 4,863 6,025 −19.29%
51 Reyhan Shahr 4,580 4,791 −4.40%
52 Kian Shahr 4,543 5,555 −18.22%
53 Bezenjan 4,517 4,034 +11.97%
54 Lalehzar 4,429 2,945 +50.39%
55 Aminshahr 4,413 4,555 −3.12%
56 Dow Sari 4,130 3,762 +9.78%
45 Boluk 5,304 NA
46 Bahreman 5,265 4,528 +16.28%
47 Narmashir 5,222 6,167 −15.32%
48 Shahdad 5,217 5,942 −12.20%
43 Khatunabad 5,471 4,201 +30.23%
60 Jupar 3,607 3,937 −8.38%
61 Balvard 3,534 NA
62 Jowzam 3,436 4,929 −30.29%
57 Kazemabad 4,060 3,645 +11.39%
66 Khanuk 2,628 2,153 +22.06%
59 Mohiabad 3,930 3,719 +5.67%
58 Anduhjerd 4,041 3,589 +12.59%
67 Khvaju Shahr 2,478 NA
- Safayyeh 2,478 2,233 +10.97%
63 Hamashahr 3,311 2,800 +18.25%
64 Dashtkar 3,234 NA
65 Mardehek 2,870 2,904 −1.17%
69 Nezamshahr 2,426 2,049 +18.40%
70 Hanza 1,452 NA
71 Hojedk 1,007 750 +34.27%

Kermanshah Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Kermanshah 946,651 851,405 +11.19%
2 Eslamabad-e Gharb 90,559 94,699 −4.37%
4 Kangavar 51,352 53,449 −3.92%
7 Harsin 44,146 49,967 −11.65%
3 Javanrud 54,354 51,483 +5.58%
5 Sarpol-e Zahab 45,481 35,809 +27.01%
6 Sonqor 44,256 44,954 −1.55%
8 Sahneh 35,508 36,542 −2.83%
11 Gilan-e Gharb 22,331 20,922 +6.73%
9 Paveh 25,771 23,704 +8.72%
10 Ravansar 24,527 21,250 +15.42%
12 Qasr-e Shirin 18,473 17,959 +2.86%
13 Tazehabad 14,701 12,080 +21.70%
14 Kerend-Gharb 7,798 8,311 −6.17%
16 Gahvareh 4,050 4,619 −12.32%
17 Kuzaran 4,007 3,934 +1.86%
21 Banevreh 3,187 NA
22 Gowdin 2,629 NA
19 Nowdeshah 3,683 3,077 +19.69%
18 Shahrak-e Rijab 3,907 NA
20 Shahu 3,558 3,342 +6.46%
21 Sarmast 2,913 2,858 +1.92%
15 Bisotun 4,942 5,107 −3.23%
24 Bayangan 1,513 1,731 −12.59%
23 Nowsud 1,949 1,730 +12.66%
25 Ezgeleh 1,502 1,256 +19.59%
26 Homeyl 1,317 1,363 −3.37%
27 Satar 1,048 1,227 −14.59%
28 Robat 823 940 −12.45%
30 Miyan Rahan 695 598 +16.22%
29 Halashi 804 769 +4.55%
31 Sumar 180 9 +1,900.00%

Khuzestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ahvaz 1,184,788 1,112,021 +6.54%
2 Dezful 264,709 248,380 +6.57%
3 Abadan 231,476 212,744 +8.80%
4 Bandar-e Mahshahr 162,797 153,778 +5.86%
5 Andimeshk 135,116 126,811 +6.55%
6 Khorramshahr 133,097 129,418 +2.84%
7 Behbahan 122,604 107,412 +14.14%
8 Izeh 119,399 117,093 +1.97%
9 Shushtar 101,878 106,815 −4.62%
10 Masjed Soleyman 100,497 103,369 −2.78%
14 Omidiyeh 67,427 60,461 +11.52%
11 Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni 78,353 72,357 +8.29%
15 Kut-e Abdollah [9] 56,252 NA
12 Shush 77,148 59,161 +30.40%
13 Ramhormoz 74,285 69,869 +6.32%
17 Shadegan 41,733 52,785 −20.94%
16 Susangerd 51,431 44,469 +15.66%
20 Hendijan 29,015 26,929 +7.75%
22 Ramshir 25,009 23,008 +8.70%
18 Sheyban 36,374 24,968 +45.68%
24 Hamidiyeh 22,057 20,982 +5.12%
23 Gotvand 24,216 22,822 +6.11%
21 Bagh-e Malek 26,343 23,352 +12.81%
19 Chamran 33,505 31,138 +7.60%
26 Lali 18,473 17,745 +4.10%
28 Haftkel 15,802 14,877 +6.22%
25 Hoveyzeh 19,481 16,154 +20.60%
29 Veys 15,312 15,105 +1.37%
27 Mollasani 17,337 14,813 +17.04%
30 Aghajari 11,912 12,653 −5.86%
31 Sharaft 11,757 10,881 +8.05%
32 Dezab 11,393 10,836 +5.14%
33 Arvandkenar 11,173 8,909 +25.41%
34 Shamsabad 10,858 NA
36 Mianrud 10,110 9,033 +11.92%
35 Qaleh Tall 10,698 10,052 +6.43%
37 Safiabad 9,879 9,046 +9.21%
38 Horr 9,177 8,624 +6.41%
39 Hosseinabad 8,833 9,330 −5.33%
40 Bostan 8,476 7,258 +16.78%
41 Chavibdeh 7,906 7,252 +9.02%
42 Elhayi 7,651 NA
43 Seydun 7,650 6,588 +16.12%
44 Saleh Shahr 7,309 7,779 −6.04%
45 Sardasht 6,912 6,239 +10.79%
46 Alvan 6,860 7,092 −3.27%
47 Hamzeh 6,091 5,850 +4.12%
48 Torkalaki 5,688 5,654 +0.60%
49 Darkhoveyn 5,655 5,759 −1.81%
54 Siah Mansur 5,406 NA
55 Jannat Makan 5,360 6,020 −10.96%
50 Abu Homeyzeh 5,506 NA
51 Dehdez 5,490 4,920 +11.59%
52 Cham Golak 5,446 NA
53 Mansuriyeh 5,441 NA
56 Sardaran 5,240 NA
57 Shahrak-e Babak 4,957 NA
58 Kut-e Seyyed Naim 4,541 NA
59 Tashan [10] 4,281 NA
60 Khanafereh 3,853 NA
61 Rafi 3,797 3,690 +2.90%
62 Meydavud 3,513 3,590 −2.14%
63 Saleh Moshatat 2,973 2,769 +7.37%
64 Guriyeh 2,890 2,991 −3.38%
68 Jayezan 2,357 2,401 −1.83%
65 Saland 2,560 2,085 +22.78%
69 Minushahr 2,231 1,289 +73.08%
66 Qaleh-ye Khvajeh 2,408 2,272 +5.99%
67 Bidrubeh 2,386 NA
70 Moshrageh 2,095 1,793 +16.84%
71 Choghamish 2,013 2,113 −4.73%
72 Hoseyniyeh 1,821 1,963 −7.23%
73 Somaleh 1,784 1,606 +11.08%
74 Abezhdan 1,673 NA
75 Zahreh 1,192 1,277 −6.66%
76 Golgir 1,089 NA
Moqavemat
Shirin Shahr

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Yasuj 134,532 108,505 +23.99%
2 Dogonbadan 96,728 91,739 +5.44%
3 Dehdasht 57,036 56,279 +1.35%
6 Charam 15,218 12,634 +20.45%
4 Likak 19,857 17,007 +16.76%
5 Madavan 18,078 10,777 +67.75%
7 Landeh 12,772 11,670 +9.44%
8 Basht 10,764 9,266 +16.17%
9 Sisakht 7,855 7,389 +6.31%
10 Suq 6,438 5,993 +7.43%
11 Dishmok 5,791 4,875 +18.79%
12 Qaleh Raisi 3,269 3,562 −8.23%
13 Margown 3,135 2,706 +15.85%
14 Pataveh 2,284 2,314 −1.30%
15 Sarfaryab 1,995 NA
16 Chitab 1,164 1,418 −17.91%
17 Garab-e Sofla 545 492 +10.77%

Kurdistan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Sanandaj 412,767 373,987 +10.37%
2 Saqqez 165,258 139,738 +18.26%
5 Qorveh 78,276 71,232 +9.89%
3 Marivan 136,654 110,464 +23.71%
4 Baneh 110,218 85,190 +29.38%
6 Kamyaran 57,077 52,907 +7.88%
8 Divandarreh 34,007 26,654 +27.59%
7 Bijar 50,014 47,926 +4.36%
9 Dehgolan 25,992 23,074 +12.65%
10 Kani Dinar 13,059 11,415 +14.40%
11 Serishabad 7,196 7,194 +0.03%
12 Delbaran 6,713 7,076 −5.13%
13 Sarvabad 5,121 4,976 +2.91%
16 Bolbanabad 3,193 3,207 −0.44%
14 Yasukand 3,490 3,784 −7.77%
15 Muchesh 3,370 3,448 −2.26%
17 Aavraman Takht 3,176 NA
20 Dezej 2,219 2,290 −3.10%
19 Armardeh 2,305 2,349 −1.87%
18 Saheb 3,101 2,294 +35.18%
21 Zarrineh 2,091 1,854 +12.78%
22 Tup Aghaj 1,645 NA
23 Buin-e Sofla 1,518 1,458 +4.12%
24 Shuyesheh 1,302 1,293 +0.70%
25 Kani Sur 1,284 1,307 −1.76%
26 Pir Taj 1,199 NA
27 Bardeh Rasheh 1,020 NA
28 Babarashani 509 573 −11.17%
29 Chenareh 455 184 +147.28%

Lorestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Khorramabad 373,416 348,216 +7.24%
2 Borujerd 234,997 240,654 −2.35%
3 Dorud 121,638 99,499 +22.25%
5 Kuhdasht 89,091 92,927 −4.13%
4 Aligudarz 89,268 87,967 +1.48%
6 Nurabad 65,547 61,142 +7.20%
7 Azna 47,489 40,145 +18.29%
8 Aleshtar 33,558 30,257 +10.91%
9 Pol-e Dokhtar 26,352 25,092 +5.02%
10 Kunani 7,768 8,242 −5.75%
11 Mamulan 7,656 7,502 +2.05%
12 Chaqabol 6,125 5,176 +18.33%
13 Oshtorinan 5,520 5,083 +8.60%
15 Garab 3,295 3,200 +2.97%
16 Sepiddasht 2,917 2,545 +14.62%
14 Firuzabad 3,399 2,876 +18.18%
17 Zagheh 2,776 2,685 +3.39%
19 Darb-e Gonbad 2,131 2,191 −2.74%
20 Veysian 2,087 1,988 +4.98%
22 Bayranshahr 1,720 1,409 +22.07%
23 Sarab-e Dowreh 1,713 1,515 +13.07%
21 Momenabad 1,821 1,561 +16.66%
18 Chalanchulan 2,223 1,478 +50.41%
24 Shulehabad-e Olya 1,531 1,553 −1.42%
25 Haft Cheshmeh 870 1,048 −16.98%

Markazi Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Arak 520,944 526,182 −1.00%
2 Saveh 220,762 200,481 +10.12%
3 Khomeyn 72,882 70,053 +4.04%
4 Mahallat 43,245 40,582 +6.56%
5 Delijan 40,902 37,470 +9.16%
7 Shazand 21,181 21,156 +0.12%
6 Mamuniyeh 21,814 19,005 +14.78%
8 Mahajeran 20,346 12,293 +65.51%
9 Tafresh 16,493 16,447 +0.28%
10 Milajerd 9,288 9,357 −0.74%
12 Ashtian 8,763 9,015 −2.80%
11 Komijan 8,776 9,195 −4.56%
13 Khondab 7,810 7,753 +0.74%
14 Shahbaz 7,536 NA
16 Astaneh 7,166 6,880 +4.16%
18 Zaviyeh 6,027 5,877 +2.55%
17 Parandak 6,886 6,633 +3.81%
15 Nimvar 7,507 5,856 +28.19%
19 Farmahin 5,756 4,297 +33.95%
20 Davudabad 5,491 5,252 +4.55%
21 Gharqabad 5,375 4,992 +7.67%
22 Khoshkrud 5,246 5,019 +4.52%
23 Javersiyan 4,993 4,726 +5.65%
24 Aveh 3,906 NA
25 Karchan 3,743 3,752 −0.24%
26 Nowbaran 3,334 2,170 +53.64%
27 Khenejin 3,235 NA
28 Naraq 2,592 2,744 −5.54%
29 Tureh 2,302 2,331 −1.24%
31 Saruq 1,345 1,386 −2.96%
30 Hendudur 1,918 2,103 −8.80%
32 Qurchi Bashi 1,374 1,497 −8.22%
33 Razeghi 826 497 +66.20%
Bazneh NA

Mazandaran Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Sari 309,820 296,417 +4.52%
2 Babol 250,217 219,467 +14.01%
3 Amol 237,528 219,915 +8.01%
4 Qaem Shahr 204,953 196,050 +4.54%
5 Behshahr 94,702 89,251 +6.11%
6 Chalus 65,196 47,881 +36.16%
7 Neka 60,991 50,680 +20.35%
8 Babolsar 59,966 50,477 +18.80%
9 Tonekabon 55,434 45,338 +22.27%
10 Nowshahr 49,403 43,378 +13.89%
11 Fereydunkenar 38,154 36,192 +5.42%
12 Ramsar 35,997 32,294 +11.47%
13 Juybar 32,924 29,122 +13.06%
14 Mahmudabad 31,844 31,771 +0.23%
15 Amirkola 30,478 28,086 +8.52%
16 Nur 26,947 22,978 +17.27%
17 Galugah 21,352 19,625 +8.80%
18 Ketalem and Sadat Shahr [11] 20,716 18,962 +9.25%
19 Zirab 16,191 15,679 +3.27%
20 Abbasabad 13,482 11,599 +16.23%
21 Kelardasht 13,401 9,122 +46.91%
22 Rostamkola 11,686 11,553 +1.15%
23 Khorramabad 11,542 9,114 +26.64%
24 Shirud 11,377 10,429 +9.09%
25 Chamestan 11,194 10,617 +5.43%
26 Khalil Shahr 11,032 10,141 +8.79%
27 Hachirud 10,398 NA
28 Arateh 10,327 NA
29 Salman Shahr 9,656 8,654 +11.58%
30 Surak 9,208 8,930 +3.11%
31 Shirgah 8,671 8,129 +6.67%
32 Pol Sefid 8,294 7,708 +7.60%
33 Kiakola 8,040 7,691 +4.54%
34 Bahnemir 7,906 7,410 +6.69%
36 Royan 7,731 7,102 +8.86%
37 Izadshahr 7,439 6,797 +9.45%
38 Gatab 7,374 7,242 +1.82%
40 Sorkhrud 6,699 5,921 +13.14%
41 Marzanabad 6,698 5,789 +15.70%
42 Nashtarud 6,394 5,642 +13.33%
43 Kelarabad 6,267 5,926 +5.75%
39 Galugah 6,908 2,643 +161.37%
47 Kiasar 3,384 2,837 +19.28%
35 Kalleh Bast 7,889 4,097 +92.56%
46 Zargarmahalleh 3,991 423 +843.50%
48 Pul 3,150 2,806 +12.26%
49 Kojur 3,120 NA
45 Khush Rudpey 5,742 3,317 +73.11%
44 Amamzadeh Abdallah 5,768 NA
50 Kuhi Kheyl 2,242 2,061 +8.78%
54 Baladeh 970 1,037 −6.46%
51 Dabudasht 1,758 1,169 +50.38%
52 Alasht 1,193 874 +36.50%
53 Rineh 982 782 +25.58%
55 Pain Hular 956 NA
56 Marzikola 868 555 +56.40%
58 Gazanak 319 200 +59.50%
57 Farim 369 272 +35.66%

North Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bojnord 228,931 199,791 +14.59%
2 Shirvan 82,689 88,254 −6.31%
3 Esfarayen 59,490 60,372 −1.46%
5 Jajarm 19,580 18,547 +5.57%
7 Garmeh 10,933 10,716 +2.03%
4 Ashkhaneh 25,104 22,877 +9.73%
6 Faruj 12,061 11,731 +2.81%
8 Raz 5,029 5,747 −12.49%
9 Daraq 4,926 5,153 −4.41%
10 Ziarat 4,179 NA
14 Safiabad 3,427 3,527 −2.84%
11 Ivar 3,994 3,783 +5.58%
12 Shahrabad-e Khavar 3,993 NA
13 Titkanlu 3,835 3,827 +0.21%
15 Chenaran 3,380 NA
16 Qazi 2,428 2,956 −17.86%
17 Shoqan 2,313 2,436 −5.05%
18 Sankhvast 2,077 2,120 −2.03%
19 Pish Qaleh 2,001 2,211 −9.50%
21 Lujali 1,481 1,166 +27.02%
20 Hesar-e Garmkhan 1,499 1,658 −9.59%
22 Qushkhaneh 996 NA

Qazvin Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Qazvin 402,748 381,598 +5.54%
2 Alvand 93,836 88,711 +5.78%
6 Eqbaliyeh 55,066 55,498 −0.78%
4 Takestan 80,299 77,907 +3.07%
5 Abyek 60,107 55,779 +7.76%
3 Mohammadiyeh [12] 90,513 48,862 +85.24%
9 Bidestan 18,060 19,996 −9.68%
7 Mahmudabad Nemuneh 21,982 21,796 +0.85%
8 Buin Zahra 20,823 18,210 +14.35%
9 Sharifiyeh 20,347 21,009 −3.15%
10 Shal 15,290 14,996 +1.96%
11 Esfarvarin 12,371 12,615 −1.93%
12 Danesfahan 9,434 9,545 −1.16%
13 Ziaabad 8,262 8,637 −4.34%
14 Khorramdasht 6,554 6,725 −2.54%
16 Narjeh 5,604 5,404 +3.70%
15 Abgarm 6,336 5,998 +5.64%
17 Sagzabad 5,492 5,440 +0.96%
19 Ardak 5,043 5,123 −1.56%
18 Avaj 5,142 5,609 −8.33%
20 Khak-e Ali 3,148 3,352 −6.09%
21 Moallem Kalayeh 2,223 1,607 +38.33%
22 Kuhin 1,411 1,622 −13.01%
23 Razmian 1,253 1,164 +7.65%
24 Sirdan 805 1,038 −22.45%

Qom Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Qom 1,201,158 1,074,036 +11.84%
2 Qanavat 11,667 9,662 +20.75%
3 Jafariyeh 9,387 7,203 +30.32%
5 Dastjerd 1,525 1,334 +14.32%
4 Kahak 4,837 2,906 +66.45%
6 Salafchegan 1,390 730 +90.41%

Razavi Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Mashhad 3,001,184 2,766,258 +8.49%
2 Nishapur 264,375 239,185 +10.53%
3 Sabzevar 243,700 231,557 +5.24%
4 Torbat-e Heydarieh 140,019 131,150 +6.76%
5 Kashmar 102,282 90,200 +13.39%
6 Quchan 101,604 103,760 −2.08%
7 Torbat-e Jam 100,449 94,758 +6.01%
8 Taybad 56,562 52,280 +8.19%
9 Chenaran 53,879 48,567 +10.94%
10 Sarakhs 42,179 37,162 +13.50%
11 Gonabad 40,773 36,367 +12.12%
12 Fariman 39,515 36,550 +8.11%
13 Shahr Jadid-e Golbahar 36,877 NA
14 Dargaz 36,762 37,054 −0.79%
15 Khaf 33,189 28,444 +16.68%
16 Bardaskan 28,233 26,107 +8.14%
17 Torqabeh 20,998 16,718 +25.60%
18 Feyzabad 18,120 16,253 +11.49%
19 Neqab 14,783 13,614 +8.59%
20 Shandiz 13,987 10,428 +34.13%
21 Kharv 13,535 14,115 −4.11%
22 Khalilabad 12,751 11,094 +14.94%
23 Sangan 12,443 9,500 +30.98%
24 Bajestan 11,741 11,133 +5.46%
25 Kariz 11,102 10,391 +6.84%
26 Mashhad Rizeh 10,105 9,211 +9.71%
27 Dowlatabad 9,329 9,606 −2.88%
30 Bakharz 9,044 8,392 +7.77%
31 Razaviyeh 8,850 4,542 +94.85%
32 Salehabad 8,625 9,642 −10.55%
33 Farhadgerd 8,442 7,647 +10.40%
34 Golmakan 8,373 9,534 −12.18%
35 Ahmadabad-e Sowlat 8,326 6,758 +23.20%
39 Nasrabad 7,460 7,757 −3.83%
40 Nilshahr 7,371 6,797 +8.44%
29 Nashtifan 9,176 7,426 +23.57%
36 Kalat 7,687 7,532 +2.06%
41 Jangal 6,650 6,490 +2.47%
37 Salami 7,555 6,581 +14.80%
28 Joghatai 9,268 8,212 +12.86%
43 Anabad 6,186 5,739 +7.79%
42 Kondor 6,460 6,002 +7.63%
38 Roshtkhar 7,514 6,686 +12.38%
46 Firuzeh 5,884 5,769 +1.99%
47 Darrud 5,717 5,449 +4.92%
44 Sefid Sang 6,129 5,545 +10.53%
45 Soltanabad 5,932 5,495 +7.95%
48 Rivash 5,687 5,762 −1.30%
49 Bidokht 5,501 5,348 +2.86%
50 Qasemabad 5,145 4,414 +16.56%
51 Qalandarabad 4,880 4,924 −0.89%
52 Kakhk 4,625 4,413 +4.80%
53 Rud Ab 4,028 4,042 −0.35%
55 Bar 3,765 4,121 −8.64%
56 Shahr-e Zow 3,745 4,089 −8.41%
58 Bayg 3,545 3,577 −0.89%
59 Yunesi 3,426 3,504 −2.23%
54 Shadmehr 3,825 3,678 +4.00%
57 Kadkan 3,719 3,788 −1.82%
61 Qadamgah 3,010 3,714 −18.96%
62 Davarzan 2,744 2,702 +1.55%
63 Now Khandan 2,634 2,662 −1.05%
64 Chapeshlu 2,374 2,474 −4.04%
60 Sheshtomad 3,108 4,172 −25.50%
65 Shahrabad 2,083 2,255 −7.63%
68 Lotfabad 1,865 1,790 +4.19%
69 Robat-e Sang 1,551 1,721 −9.88%
70 Chekneh 1,381 1,834 −24.70%
67 Eshqabad 1,993 1,883 +5.84%
71 Hemmatabad 1,274 1,434 −11.16%
66 Malekabad 2,056 1,487 +38.26%
72 Mazdavand 1,241 1,559 −20.40%
73 Bajgiran 594 406 +46.31%

Semnan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Semnan 185,129 153,680 +20.46%
2 Shahrud 150,129 140,474 +6.87%
3 Damghan 59,106 58,770 +0.57%
4 Garmsar 48,672 40,985 +18.76%
5 Mehdishahr 24,485 19,854 +23.33%
10 Aradan 6,257 5,626 +11.22%
6 Eyvanki 13,518 11,995 +12.70%
9 Bastam 8,609 7,712 +11.63%
8 Sorkheh 9,951 9,711 +2.47%
7 Shahmirzad 11,191 8,882 +26.00%
12 Mojen 5,932 5,456 +8.72%
13 Kalateh Khij 5,651 5,057 +11.75%
11 Darjazin 5,997 4,964 +20.81%
16 Meyami 4,566 4,562 +0.09%
15 Kalateh Rudbar 4,611 NA
14 Dibaj 5,647 3,774 +49.63%
19 Beyarjomand 2,528 2,441 +3.56%
18 Amiriyeh 3,561 2,402 +48.25%
17 Rudian 3,770 NA
20 Kohanabad 1,192 NA

Sistan and Baluchestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Zahedan 587,730 560,725 +4.82%
2 Zabol 134,950 137,722 +2.05%
3 Iranshahr 113,750 97,012 +17.25%
4 Chabahar 106,739 85,633 +24.65%
5 Saravan 60,114 59,795 +0.53%
6 Khash 56,584 54,105 +4.58%
7 Konarak 43,258 35,630 +21.41%
8 Jaleq 18,098 17,546 +3.15%
9 Nik Shahr 17,732 15,889 +11.60%
10 Pishin 16,011 13,690 +16.95%
12 Zehak 13,357 14,324 −6.75%
16 Qasr-e Qand 11,605 8,563 +35.52%
11 Suran 13,580 10,632 +27.73%
13 Fanuj 13,070 11,577 +12.90%
15 Bampur 12,217 10,071 +21.31%
14 Zaboli 12,245 10,112 +21.09%
17 Mohamadan 10,302 8,193 +25.74%
18 Galmurti 10,292 8,310 +23.85%
19 Rasak 10,115 8,472 +19.39%
20 Mirjaveh 9,359 10,121 −7.53%
21 Dust Mohammad 6,621 6,774 −2.26%
22 Bent 5,822 5,294 +9.97%
26 Nosratabad 5,238 4,270 +22.67%
27 Bazman 5,192 4,702 +10.42%
23 Negur 5,670 4,612 +22.94%
24 Mohamadi 5,606 5,206 +7.68%
32 Bonjar 3,760 4,088 −8.02%
28 Gosht 4,992 5,145 −2.97%
29 Ali Akbar 4,779 4,551 +5.01%
30 Espakeh 4,719 3,636 +29.79%
31 Zarabad 4,003 3,222 +24.24%
33 Adimi 3,613 3,328 +8.56%
25 Nukabad 5,261 3,193 +64.77%
34 Mohammadabad 3,468 2,681 +29.35%
35 Sirkan 2,196 1,499 +46.50%
37 Hiduj 1,674 1,526 +9.70%
36 Sarbaz 2,020 1,230 +64.23%
Ramshar NA

South Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Birjand 203,636 178,020 +14.39%
2 Qaen 42,323 40,226 +5.21%
3 Tabas 39,676 35,150 +12.88%
4 Ferdows 28,695 25,968 +10.50%
5 Nehbandan 18,304 18,827 −2.78%
6 Boshruyeh 16,426 15,318 +7.23%
7 Sarayan 13,795 13,247 +4.14%
8 Sarbisheh 8,715 8,203 +6.24%
9 Eslamiyeh 7,108 6,084 +16.83%
14 Ayask 5,143 4,756 +8.14%
12 Khezri Dasht Beyaz 5,680 5,761 −1.41%
18 Eshqabad 3,965 4,623 −14.23%
10 Hajjiabad 6,168 5,918 +4.22%
13 Asadiyeh 5,460 5,804 −5.93%
17 Seh Qaleh 4,436 4,242 +4.57%
15 Nimbeluk 4,762 4,393 +8.40%
16 Tabas-e Masina 4,596 4,133 +11.20%
11 Khusf 5,716 4,920 +16.18%
20 Esfeden 3,598 3,530 +1.93%
19 Arianshahr 3,729 3,585 +4.02%
24 Deyhuk 2,959 3,346 −11.57%
22 Mud 3,477 3,067 +13.37%
23 Shusef 3,181 3,010 +5.68%
25 Eresk 2,955 2,954 +0.03%
26 Qohestan 2,322 3,028 −23.32%
27 Gazik 2,294 2,934 −21.81%
28 Zohan 1,118 1,419 −21.21%
21 Mohammadshahr 3,590 1,707 +110.31%

Tehran Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Tehran [13] 8,693,706 8,154,051 +6.62%
2 Eslamshahr 448,129 389,102 +15.17%
6 Golestan 239,556 259,480 −7.68%
4 Qods 309,605 283,517 +9.20%
5 Malard 281,027 290,817 −3.37%
9 Varamin 225,628 218,991 +3.03%
3 Shahriar 309,607 249,473 +24.10%
8 Qarchak 231,075 191,588 +20.61%
10 Nasimshahr 200,393 157,474 +27.25%
7 Pakdasht 236,319 206,490 +14.45%
16 Pardis 73,363 37,257 +96.91%
11 Andisheh 116,062 96,807 +19.89%
12 Robat Karim 105,393 78,097 +34.95%
13 Parand 97,464 NA
19 Salehieh 58,683 56,356 +4.13%
22 Damavand 48,380 37,315 +29.65%
17 Baqershahr 65,388 59,091 +10.66%
14 Baghestan 83,934 71,861 +16.80%
15 Bumahen 79,034 53,451 +47.86%
21 Chahardangeh 49,950 46,299 +7.89%
18 Pishva 59,184 47,253 +25.25%
20 Sabashahr 53,971 47,123 +14.53%
24 Kahrizak 37,527 13,095 +186.58%
26 Vahidieh 33,249 28,405 +17.05%
28 Nasirshahr 28,644 26,935 +6.34%
25 Ferdowsieh 34,221 24,508 +39.63%
23 Hasanabad 43,922 27,859 +57.66%
27 Safadasht 32,476 19,233 +68.86%
29 Rudehen 28,533 21,477 +32.85%
30 Shahedshahr 25,544 20,865 +22.43%
31 Ferunabad 21,682 14,437 +50.18%
33 Lavasan 18,146 15,706 +15.54%
34 Firuzkuh 17,453 20,371 −14.32%
35 Ahmadabad-e Mostowfi 14,077 NA
36 Absard 10,648 9,202 +15.71%
32 Sharifabad 18,281 12,332 +48.24%
37 Fasham 6,945 7,994 −13.12%
38 Javadabad 4,844 4,903 −1.20%
39 Shemshak [14] 3,423 NA
40 Kilan 2,882 2,981 −3.32%
41 Abali 2,758 2,522 +9.36%
42 Arjomand 1,124 1,114 +0.90%

West Azerbaijan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Urmia 736,224 667,499 +10.30%
2 Khoy 198,845 200,958 −1.05%
3 Bukan 193,501 170,600 +13.42%
4 Mahabad 168,393 147,268 +14.34%
5 Miandoab 134,425 123,081 +9.22%
6 Salmas 92,811 88,196 +5.23%
7 Piranshahr 91,515 69,049 +32.54%
8 Naqadeh 81,598 75,550 +8.01%
9 Takab 49,677 44,040 +12.80%
10 Maku 46,581 42,751 +8.96%
13 Oshnavieh 39,801 32,723 +21.63%
11 Sardasht 46,412 42,167 +10.07%
12 Shahin Dezh 43,131 38,396 +12.33%
14 Qarah Zia od Din 26,767 23,769 +12.61%
15 Showt 25,381 21,047 +20.59%
17 Rabat 15,750 12,068 +30.51%
16 Siah Cheshmeh 17,804 15,786 +12.78%
18 Poldasht 11,472 9,963 +15.15%
19 Bazargan 9,979 9,551 +4.48%
23 Tazeh Shahr 8,629 8,864 −2.65%
21 Mohammadyar 9,313 8,604 +8.24%
20 Chahar Borj 9,406 8,681 +8.35%
22 Firuraq 9,190 8,837 +3.99%
25 Dizaj Diz 8,282 7,896 +4.89%
24 Nushin 8,380 7,183 +16.66%
26 Mahmudabad 6,866 6,680 +2.78%
27 Mirabad 6,000 5,430 +10.50%
28 Qatur 5,147 4,663 +10.38%
29 Baruq 4,225 4,118 +2.60%
31 Keshavarz 4,138 3,904 +5.99%
30 Gerd Kashaneh 4,201 1,673 +151.11%
32 Ivughli 3,320 3,167 +4.83%
35 Nazok-e Olya 2,667 2,761 −3.40%
34 Qushchi 2,787 2,526 +10.33%
33 Nalus 2,973 2,938 +1.19%
36 Marganlar 2,294 2,247 +2.09%
37 Avajiq 1,663 1,516 +9.70%
36 Serow 1,800 1,530 +17.65%
38 Silvaneh 1,614 1,490 +8.32%
39 Simmineh 1,345 1,173 +14.66%
40 Zurabad 1,147 1,239 −7.43%
41 Khalifan 749 962 −22.14%

Yazd Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Yazd 529,673 486,152 +8.95%
2 Meybod 80,712 66,907 +20.63%
3 Ardakan 75,271 56,776 +32.58%
5 Bafq 45,453 33,882 +34.15%
4 Hamidiya 51,793 37,428 +38.38%
6 Mehriz 34,237 28,483 +20.20%
7 Abarkuh 27,524 23,986 +14.75%
9 Taft 18,464 15,717 +17.48%
10 Shahediyeh 18,309 16,571 +10.49%
8 Ashkezar 19,123 15,663 +22.09%
11 Herat 13,032 12,392 +5.16%
12 Zarach 11,691 10,753 +8.72%
13 Marvast 9,379 8,865 +5.80%
15 Mehrdasht 8,097 7,390 +9.57%
14 Behabad 9,232 7,652 +20.65%
16 Bafruiyeh 6,939 6,486 +6.98%
17 Ahmadabad 6,046 5,019 +20.46%
18 Nadushan 2,351 2,332 +0.81%
19 Aqda 1,754 1,809 −3.04%
20 Nir 1,740 1,620 +7.41%
21 Khezrabad 535 581 −7.92%
Rezvanshahr NA

Zanjan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Zanjan 430,871 386,851 +11.38%
2 Abhar 99,285 87,396 +13.60%
3 Khorramdarreh 55,368 52,548 +5.37%
4 Qeydar 34,921 30,251 +15.44%
5 Hidaj 13,840 13,003 +6.44%
6 Sain Qaleh 12,989 11,939 +8.79%
9 Soltaniyeh 7,638 7,116 +7.34%
10 Sojas 7,037 6,666 +5.57%
11 Sohrevard 6,991 6,104 +14.53%
12 Zarrin Rud 5,664 5,530 +2.42%
7 Ab Bar 8,091 6,725 +20.31%
13 Mah Neshan 5,487 5,439 +0.88%
15 Garmab 3,823 4,021 −4.92%
14 Dandi 4,778 3,952 −17.29%
16 Nurabad 3,644 NA
17 Karasf 3,083 NA
18 Zarrinabad 2,374 2,471 −3.93%
19 Armaghankhaneh 2,149 1,945 +10.49%
20 Chavarzaq 1,733 1,753 −1.14%
21 Halab 956 1,089 −12.21%
22 Nik Pey 455 NA

Ancient cities ruins[edit]

See also[edit]

References & notes[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ "National Census Preliminary Results Released: Iran's Urban Population Up". Financial Tribune. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-05-28.
  3. ^ The settlements of Aran & Bidgol merged to create the city of Aran va Bidgol
  4. ^ The settlements Kelishad & Sudarjan merged to create the city Kelishad va Sudarjan
  5. ^ The settlements of Buin & Miandasht merged to create the city Buin va Miandasht
  6. ^ The settlements of Jowsheqan & Kamu merged to create the city of Jowsheqan va Kamu
  7. ^ The villages of Deh Bid, Dehpagah, Damqanat, Qaleh-ye Abbasabad & Qaleh-ye Tiskhani merged in 2010 to create the city of Hamashahr
  8. ^ The cities of Chaf & Chamkhaleh merged in 2006
  9. ^ The former villages Darvishabad, Gavmishabad, Gondamakar, Hadiabad, Khazami, Kut-e Abdollah, Kut-e Navaser, Kuy-e Montazeri & Shariati-ye Yek merged on January 23, 2013 to create the city of Kut-e Abdollah.
  10. ^ The former villages Ablesh, Chahardahi-ye Asgar, Chahardahi-ye Sohrab, Deh-e Ebrahim, Masiri & Tall Kohneh merged in 2006 to create the city Tashan.
  11. ^ The settlements of Ketalem and Sadat Mahalleh merged to make the city of Ketalem and Sadat Shahr
  12. ^ The villages of Bavers & Zibashahr merged to create Mohammadiyeh.
  13. ^ The former cities of Ray; Shemiran & Tajrish have become neighberhoods of Tehran
  14. ^ The former villages of Shemshak-e Bala; Shemshak-e Pain; Darband Sar; Sefidestan; Darrud & Jirud merged together to create the city of Shemshak.

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Chaichian, Mohammad A. (2009). Town and Country in the Middle East: Iran and Egypt in the Transition to Globalization. New York: Lexington Books. ISBN 978-0-7391-2677-6.