Introducing the province
The northwestern province of the Islamic Republic of Iran, West Azerbaijan, lies between 35 degrees 58 minutes to 39 degrees 46 minutes north latitude and 44 degrees 3 minutes 47 degrees 23 minutes east of temperate, semi-arid and semi-humid. The damp currents of the Atlantic and Mediterranean are. The province has over 3 million people, excluding Lake Urmia, with an area of 37411 square kilometers.
West Azerbaijan has a common water and soil border with three foreign countries: Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iraq. It is located just a few kilometers from the fourth country, Armenia, and in this respect it is the most unique province of Iran. With about 2.3% of the country's soil, about 16% of Iran's land borders with neighboring countries.
This picturesque province, backed by vast and long-standing historical and peoples of different religions, religions, and ethnicities, including Shiites, Sunnis, Turks, Kurds, Assyrians, and Armenians as a symbol of peaceful coexistence and coexistence in the world, based on the latest state divisions in 1994, It has 17 counties, 40 districts, 43 towns and 4485 towns.
General capacities and potentials
Neighborhood with 3 countries Iraq, Turkey and Azerbaijan and neighboring Armenia 15 km.
Agricultural sector capacities and potentials
Three major garden products include apple, grape, peach
Capacities and potentials of the mining and industrial sector
Major producer of apple and grape concentrate in the country.
The province's major industrial activities include food and beverage products, other non-metallic mineral products, and metal fabricated products.
The mineral polarity of the country due to its specific tectonic status and various and varied mineral reserves, including non-metallic, metallic and inorganic.
Existence of mines including masonry, granite, mica, zernich, talc, travertine, gold, refractory soil and minerals, all kinds of ornamental, blue salt, rock salt, gypsum and lime, dolomite, rhodium, silica, pozzolan, Titanium and phosphate.
Gold extraction from the unique mines of Zarshoran Takab and the finest ornamental stone of the green granite of Gharabagh and the Chinese stones and labyrinth of Piranshahr and Naghadeh.
Cement pole of the country with an estimated production capacity of 4520 thousand tons of cement per year and ranking 5 in the country.
The first gold pole with the largest amount of identified gold reserves in the province.
Third place in the province in terms of mineral diversity in the country.
Tourism sector capacities and potentials
Preserving natural attractions, cultural, historical and nature-prone areas fortourism and winter and water sports.
Having world-wide recorded historical monuments, including Takht-e-Suleiman and Qara Church, and being among the top 10 provinces in terms of historical and cultural monuments listed in the National Monuments List.
Existence of cultural, recreational and tourism areas including Bari Tourism Area, Golman Khaneh Seaport, Takht-e Soleiman Tourism Area, Shams Tabrizi Tomb Complex, Maholabad Cave, Haft Cheshmeh Naghadeh Resort, Maku Tourism Area, Mahabad Tourism Area, Khoshako Tourism Area Shawat, Chaldaran Church Tourism Area, Sardasht Tourism Area, Dam Hassanloo Tourism Area, Bandar Resort and ...