Greater Isfahan Region

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Greater Isfahan Metropolitan Area and Suburbs
کلانشهر اصفهان بزرگ و حومه
Metropolitan Area
Map of the metropolitan area with provincial borders in black, county borders in blue, and cities with orange borders and yellow background
Location of municipalities in the metropolitan region
Map of counties that Isfahan Metropolis overlaps on
Location of Isfahan metropolitan region in Iran
Country Iran (Isfahan Province)
CountiesIsfahan County
Borkhar County
Shahin Shahr and Meymeh County
Najafabad County
Khomeyni Shahr County
Falavarjan County
Tiran and Karvan County
Lenjan County
Mobarakeh County
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)

Greater Isfahan Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan region in Isfahan Province, central Iran. This region, although not having any official designation and recognition yet, is the second biggest one in Iran, behind the capital city Tehran (Greater Tehran); the overall region has a population of over 3,500,000 and extends along Zayandeh Rud, the main river axis through the province, and also along the northern-southern axis of the city, plus a western axis towards Lorestan Province. The region is a transportation hub and an industrial centre having concentrated all steel related industries in it; the region is also home to important military installations and centres, including nuclear facilities and airbases.

Cities and political subdivision[edit]