Iran Tourism Attraction/Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province tourist information

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province 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 province is mostly mountainous in terrain , part of the Zagros range . The highest point is the Dena summit with a height of 4,409 meters .

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 .


Colleges and universities

·         University of Yasuj

·         Islamic Azad University of Gachsaran

·         Yasuj University of Medical Sciences


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