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
Region 4th Region
Capital Kermanshah
Counties 14
Government
 •  Governor Asadollah Razani
Area
 • Total 24,998 km2 (9,652 sq mi)
Population (2017) [1]
 • Total 1,952,434
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) [2]
Time zone IRST ( UTC+03:30)
 • Summer ( DST) IRST ( UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Kurdish local
Persian official
Azeri [3]Just in Sonqor County

Kermanshah Province ( Southern Kurdish: کرماشان, Kirmaşan; Persian: استان كرمانشاه‎, Ostanı Kermanşah) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran and is regarded as part of Iranian Kurdistan. 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] [6] 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. [7] [8] [9]

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)