|Area :||180,836 km²|
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• 13. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Kerman (کرمان is a city in Iran. It is the center of Kerman province. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 5/km²
|No. of Counties:||14|
|Main language(s):||Persian, Baluchi, Turkic dialects close to Qashai and Afshar|
Kermān is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. Iran is subdivided into thirty provinces ( Persian: استان ostān, plural استانها ostānhā) each governed from a local center For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iran topics. It is in the south-east of the country. Its center is Kerman. Kerman (کرمان is a city in Iran. It is the center of Kerman province. The province of Kerman is the second largest in Iran, 181,714 km². The population of the province is about 2 million. The main townships of Kerman province are: Baft, Bardsir, Bam, Jiroft, Rafsanjan, Zarand, Sirjan, Shahr-e-Babak, Kerman, Mahan ,Rayen , Kahnuj, Ghale-Ganj, Manujan, Roodbar-e-Jonob, Anbar Abad,and Ravar. Baft is a town in the Kerman province of Iran (population 37000 elevation 2270 m some 75 km south of Bardsir, administrative center of the Bardsir ( is a city in Bardsir County, Kerman Province, Iran. Jiroft is a city in Kerman province, Iran. It is located 230-kilometres south of the city of Kerman, and 1375-kilometres south of Tehran Rafsanjan (رفسنجان is a city in Iran, in the province of Kerman. Zarand is a town in the Kerman province of Iran. With a population of about 30000 people it is located about 75 km northwest of the provincial capital Sirjan is a city in South of Iran, in Kermān Province. This city is between Kerman Fars and Hormozghan provinces Shahr-e-Babak County ( Persian: شهرستان شهر بابک is a County in Kerman Province in Iran. Kerman (کرمان is a city in Iran. It is the center of Kerman province. Mahan is well-known for the tomb of the great Sufi leader Shah Ne'emat Ollah-e-Vali, as well as Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden Rayen Castle (ارگ راين arg -e- rāyen) is an adobe castle in Kerman province, Iran. Kahnuj (population 36898 as of 2006 is the capital of the Kahnuj County (شهرستان کهنوج a country of Kerman Province, Iran
In the year 1996, 52. 9% of Kerman's population lived in urban areas, and 46% in the rural vicinities, the remaining 1. 1% accounted as non residents. The city of Kerman (population: 400,000) embraces about 80% of the urban population, being the most developed and largest city of the province. Kerman (کرمان is a city in Iran. It is the center of Kerman province.
The altitudes and heights of the province are the continuation of the central mountain ranges of Iran. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iran topics. They extend from the volcanic folds beginning in Azarbaijan, and by branching out in the central plateau of Iran, terminate in Baluchestan. These mountain ranges have brought about vast plains in the province of Kerman. The Bashagard and Kuh-e Banan Mountains are the highest in this region, and include peaks such as Toghrol, Aljerd, Palvar, Sirach, Abareq and Tahrood. Other ranges that stretch out from Yazd to Kerman and Challeh-ye-Jazmoorian include peaks like Medvar, Shahr-e-Babak, Kuh-e Panj, Chehel Tan, Lalezar, Hezarbahr, Aseman and others. Yazd (pronounced /jæzd/ (In Persian: یزد is the capital of Yazd province, "the second most ancient and historic city in the world" and a centre
Most of the province is largely steppe or sandy desert, although there are some oases where dates, oranges (said to be the best in Iran), and pistachios are cultivated. In physical Geography, a steppe ( German, from степь - "a flat and arid land" степ - /stɛp/ тал - tal дала - /dɑlɑ/ pronounced In Geography, an oasis (plural oases) or Cienega ( Southwestern United States) is an isolated area of vegetation in a Desert, typically The Date Palm ( Phoenix dactylifera) is a palm in the genus Phoenix, extensively cultivated for its edible Fruit. An orange —specifically the sweet orange —is the Citrus fruit Citrus sinensis ( syn The pistachio ( Pistacia vera L Anacardiaceae or sometimes Pistaciaceae) is a small Tree native to mountainous regions of In antiquity "Carmanian" wine was famed for its quality [Strabo XV. 2. 14 (cap. 726)]. The province is dependent on qanats (underground water channels) for its irrigation. A qanat (from قناة) or kareez (from كاريز) is a Water management system used to provide a reliable supply of water to human settlements In the central parts, Mount Hezar is the highest peak, 4465 meters above sea level. Hazaran ( Hazar, Bīd Khān) is the name of a massif of the Central Iranian Plateau, Kerman province, Iran, an eastern outlier of the
The climate in the province varies in different regions. The north, northwest, and central areas experience a dry and moderate climate, whereas in the south and southeast, the weather is warm and relatively humid. The city of Kerman and the surrounding regions have a semi-moderate and dry climate, with a maximum and minimum temperature of 39. Kerman (کرمان is a city in Iran. It is the center of Kerman province. 6° C, and -7° C respectively. The average temperature during the months of March - June has been recorded as 20° - 25° C. These months are the most suitable period for traveling and tourism.
Kerman province is considered a paradise for palaeontologists because of an abundance of vertebrate fossils from different geological eras. Vertebrates are members of the Subphylum Vertebrata, Chordates with backbones or spinal columns The grouping sometimes includes FOSSIL is a standard protocol for allowing serial communication for Telecommunications programs under the DOS Operating system. Fossils include Placodermi, jawed and jawless armoured fish dating back to Devonian era or first geological era (395 to 365 million years ago), dinosaurs dating back to the Jurassic era (195 to 65 million years ago) and mammals from the Third Geological Era (ranging from two to seven million years ago). The Placodermi were a class of armoured Prehistoric fishes known from Fossils which lived from the late Silurian to the end of the Devonian Mammals ( class Mammalia) are a class of Vertebrate Animals characterized by the presence of Sweat glands, including sweat glands
The history of human settlements in the territory of Kerman dates back to the 4th millennium BC. This area is considered as one of the ancient regions of Iran and valuable historical vestiges have been discovered here. Jiroft is an example, where a previously unknown settlement dating back to around 2500BC has just been established by archeologists. Jiroft is a city in Kerman province, Iran. It is located 230-kilometres south of the city of Kerman, and 1375-kilometres south of Tehran Kerman has an abundance of historical sites and landmarks, 283 in total, according to Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization. Ancient abandoned citadels such as Arg-é Bam and Rayen castle have been preserved in the desert for two thousand years. The Arg-é Bam ( ارگ بم in Persian, " Bam citadel" was the largest Adobe building in the world located in Bam, a city Rayen Castle (ارگ راين arg -e- rāyen) is an adobe castle in Kerman province, Iran.
Historical documents refer to Kerman as "Karmania", "Kermania", "Germania" and "Žermanya", which means bravery and combat. Geographers have recorded Kerman's ancient name as "Go'asheer" (Bardesheer).
Kerman is prone to natural disasters. A recent flood for example, unearthed the archeological ancient city of Jiroft, located in the south of Kerman province. Jiroft is a city in Kerman province, Iran. It is located 230-kilometres south of the city of Kerman, and 1375-kilometres south of Tehran Arg-é Bam on the other hand, the world's largest adobe structure, was destroyed in an earthquake in December 2003. The Arg-é Bam ( ارگ بم in Persian, " Bam citadel" was the largest Adobe building in the world located in Bam, a city Adobe bricks are a Natural building material made from Sand, Clay, water and some kind of fibrous or Organic material ( Sticks, The 2003 Bam earthquake occurred in the Kerman province of southeastern Iran on December 26, 2003. And on February 22, 2005, a major earthquake killed hundreds of residents in the town of Zarand and several nearby villages in north Kerman (see 2005 Zarand earthquake). Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. An earthquake is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth 's crust that creates Seismic waves Earthquakes are recorded with a Seismometer Zarand is a town in the Kerman province of Iran. With a population of about 30000 people it is located about 75 km northwest of the provincial capital 2005 Zarand earthquake hit the city of Zarand and several villages in Kerman province of Iran on February 22, 2005.
Natural attractions include thermal and mineral springs, recreational areas, verdant spaces, altitudes and peaks, lakes, pools, protected areas and the special desert features for adventure seekers.
Kerman is where a large portion of Iran's auto industry is based. Sirjan, a specially designated economic zone, is considered a passage-way for transfer of imported commercial goods from the south (through the Persian Gulf). Sirjan is a city in South of Iran, in Kermān Province. This city is between Kerman Fars and Hormozghan provinces The Persian Gulf, in the Southwest Asian region is an extension of the Arg e Jadid, is another specially designated economic zone of Iran, located in Kerman province.
Kerman province contains the following universities:
Source: http://www.kerman.irKerman Medical University, also called Kerman University of Medical Sciences, is a university in Kerman, Iran. Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman is a research institution and University of engineering and science in Iran, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate studies Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences (RUMS is a medical school in Kerman Province of Iran. Carmania was a Satrapy (province of the Achaemenid Empire as well as later on the Sassanid Empire.