Kermanshah Province

Kermanshah
استان کرمانشاه
Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Counties of Kermanshah Province
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Location of Kermanshah Province in Iran
Coordinates: 34°19′03″N 47°05′13″E / 34°19′03″N 47°05′13″E / 34.3176; 47.0869
Country Iran
Region4th Region
CapitalKermanshah
Counties14
Government
 • GovernorAsadollah Razani
Area
 • Total24,998 km2 (9,652 sq mi)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total1,952,434
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)[2]
Time zoneIRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST)IRST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s)Kurdish local
Persian official
Azeri[3]Just in Sonqor County

Kermanshah Province (Persian: استان كرمانشاه‎, Ostān-e Kermanšah) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. The province was known from 1969 to 1986 as Kermanshahan and from 1986 to 1995 as Bakhtaran.[4] according to 2014 segmentation by Ministry of Interior it is center of Region 4,[5][5] with the region's central secretariat located at the province's capital city, Kermanshah. Majority of people in Kermanshah province are Shia, and there are minority of Sunni and Yarsanism.[6][7][8]

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Kirmanşah ostanı
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Керманшаг (астан)
Cebuano: Kermānšāh
한국어: 케르만샤 주
Bahasa Indonesia: Provinsi Kermanshah
لۊری شومالی: آستوٙن کئرموٙشا
latviešu: Kermānšāha
Bahasa Melayu: Kermanshah
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Kermanšaška pokrajina
українська: Керманшах (остан)
Tiếng Việt: Kermanshah (tỉnh)