Yazd province is located in the centre of the country, and its center is city of Yazd.
The province has an area of 131,575 km², and according to the most
recent divisions of the country, is divided into 11 counties: Maybod,
Mehreez, Taft, Ardakan, Behabad, Khatam,Sadogh, Bafq, Abar Kooh, Tabas
and Yazd, the capital. Yazd province has a population of over 990,000 of
which 75% are estimated as urban residents and 25% resided in rural
areas. The city of Yazd is the economic and administrative capital of
the province and therefore the most heavily populated.
The population of Yazd is predominantly Persian, most of who are
Shi'a Muslims. The city of Yazd’s first mention in historic records
predate it back to around 3000 years B.C. when it was related to by the
name of Ysatis, and was then part of the domain of Medes, an ancient
empire of Iran. Excavations of Gharb...
n the course of history due to its distance from important capitals and
its harsh natural surroundings, Yazd remained immune to major troops'
movements and destruction from wars; therefore it kept many of its
Always known for the quality of its silk and carpets, Yazd today is one
of Iran's industrial centers for textiles. There is also a considerable
ceramics and construction materials industry and unique confectionery
and jewelry industries. ...
and Transportation: |
First authorized technical inspection center in the province was opened
in middle 2007, expending 1,250 million IRI Rials of quick return loans,
locating inside YAZD goods terminal....