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Kerman province

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Kerman province is located in the southeast of Iran and according to the Statistical Center of Iran, its population was equal to 3,164,718 people in 2016. In the city of Kerman, the language of the people is Persian. Due to the migration of different groups such as Turks, Lors, and Baluchies to Kerman region throughout history, a great variety of local dialects has been created in different cities of this province.
Geography
Kerman province is located in the southeast of Iran and according to the Statistical Center of Iran, its population was equal to 3,164,718 people in 2016. Kerman covers more than 11% of the area of Iran with about 183,285 square kilometers and is the largest province of Iran. It is limited to Yazd and South Khorasan provinces from the north, Hormozgan province from the south, Sistan and Baluchestan province from the east and Fars province from the west.
Customs
The culture of Kerman province is a combination of Baluchi, Zoroastrian and Kermani cultures and each group has its own clothing. In the urban society of Kerman province, women wear chadors or robes in public places. Women do not have special clothes at home or at parties, only the clothing of nomadic women is different in some places, which unfortunately is disappearing today. “Jashn-e Sade” (celebration of one century) is one of the most important rituals in Kerman province, which is held by the Zoroastrians of this province. The celebration will be held exactly 50 days before Nowruz (the New Year), in which Zoroastrian priests in white clothes go around a huge mass of gathered bushes and after walking around the bushes several times, they set them on fire. Happy songs are also played during the ceremony.
Handicraft
Carpet is one of the most important handicrafts in Kerman province. In addition to embroidery, mat weaving, kilim weaving and cashmere weaving are also common in Kerman province. Copper smithing and engraving are other handicrafts of Kerman province. Kerman, like other cities in Iran, has a variety of traditional foods with different flavors, some of which are prepared on special occasions and many are normally prepared throughout the year.
Tourism attraction
Kerman has about 7,000 historical attractions, 700 of which are registered in the list of national monuments, such as: Ganj Ali Khan Complex, Shazdeh Garden, Kerman Grand Mosque, Bam citadel, Kerman Historical Mosque, Mozaffari Mosque, Malek Grand Mosque, Tomb of Shah Nematullah Voli, Shahdad, Kerman Zoroastrian Bazaar, Kerman Old City Fence, Rayen Citadel, Dokhtar Castle and Ardeshir Castle, Vakil Complex, Ebrahim Khan Complex, Aminian House, Ghaffari House, Pamanar mosque, and Jabalieh dome(related to the Sassanid period), etc.

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Jabaliyeh Dome

Jabaliyeh Dome

Jabalieh dome or Gabri dome which is located in Kerman is one of the sights of this city and is one of the most beautiful works of Iranian architectural art. Jabaliya dome, which is located on the western side of Saheb al-Zaman Square, dates back to the late Sassanid or early Islamic period.

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Shazde Garden

Shazde Garden

Shazdeh garden is one of the most beautiful Persian gardens. This garden is located about 4 km from Mahan city in Kerman province and in the foothills of Tigran mountains and belongs to the late Qajar dynasty. There are eastern and western complexes in this garden.

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Meymand village

Meymand village

Meymand is a village digged into rock that dates back to at least two to three thousand years, known as one of the first human settlements in Iran. Meymand consists of two words: mey (wine) and mand (drunk).

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Bam citadel building

Bam citadel building

Bam citadel building, the largest adobe-made complex in the world, is a large landscape in the heart of which is located the castle citadel, but because of the magnificent appearance of this citadel, which is the highest part of the complex, the whole landscape is called Bam Citadel.

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