List of cities in Iran by province

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This is a list of cities in Iran, categorized by province, the census years listed below comes from the Statistical Center of Iran;[1][2] since the year 2006 the country of Iran has had a census every 5 years. The cities that are bold are capitals of provinces, counties & districts.

The most populated cites of Iran in 2010
Provinces of Iran by population in 2014
Map of the 31 provinces of Iran
Ethnicities and religions in Iran

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Alborz Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Karaj 1,592,492 1,614,626 −1.37%
2 Fardis 181,174 NA
3 Kamal Shahr 141,669 109,943 +28.86%
4 Nazarabad 119,512 107,806 +10.86%
5 Mohammadshahr 119,418 100,519 +18.80%
8 Hashtgerd 55,640 51,953 +7.10%
6 Mahdasht 62,910 51,518 +22.11%
7 Meshkin Dasht 62,005 53,440 +16.03%
9 Chaharbagh 48,828 6,772 +621.03%
10 Shahr-e Jadid-e Hashtgerd 42,147 22,742 +85.33%
11 Eshtehard 29,993 23,010 +30.35%
12 Garmdarreh 22,726 13,248 +71.54%
13 Golsar 13,745 12,407 +10.78%
14 Kuhsar 10,940 8,303 +31.76%
16 Taleqan 3,545 3,211 +10.40%
17 Asara 1,339 701 +91.01%
15 Tankaman 4,654 4,190 +11.07%

Ardabil Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ardabil 529,374 482,632 +9.68%
2 Parsabad 93,387 88,924 +5.02%
3 Meshginshahr 74,109 66,883 +10.80%
4 Khalkhal 39,304 41,165 −4.52%
5 Germi 28,967 28,953 +0.05%
6 Bileh Savar 16,188 15,183 +6.62%
7 Namin 13,659 11,963 +14.18%
8 Jafarabad 7,226 7,706 −6.23%
9 Kivi 7,101 7,158 −0.80%
13 Anbaran 5,757 6,084 −5.37%
10 Abi Beyglu 6,516 5,999 +8.62%
12 Nir 5,873 5,820 +0.91%
14 Hashatjin 5,725 4,578 +25.05%
15 Sareyn 5,459 4,440 +22.95%
11 Aslan Duz 6,348 4,557 +39.30%
16 Eslamabad-e Qadim 3,068 NA
18 Tazeh Kand-e Qadim 2,575 2,798 −7.97%
21 Qasabeh 2,095 NA
20 Lahrud 2,149 2,583 −16.80%
22 Hir 2,080 2,521 −17.49%
19 Kolowr 2,347 2,105 +11.50%
23 Razey 1,581 1,617 −2.23%
17 Tazeh Kand-e Angut 2,645 2,544 +3.97%
24 Fakhrabad 999 1,114 −10.32%
25 Kuraim 831 854 −2.69%
26 Moradlu 671 761 −11.83%

Bushehr Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bushehr 223,504 195,222 +14.49%
2 Borazjan 110,567 95,449 +15.84%
3 Bandar Ganaveh 73,472 64,110 +14.60%
5 Khormoj 40,722 34,944 +16.54%
4 Bandar Kangan 60,187 76,329 −21.15%
6 Jam 31,436 16,313 +92.71%
7 Bandar Deylam 25,730 22,393 +14.90%
8 Bandar Dayyer 24,083 20,157 +19.48%
9 Ali Shahr 23,178 NA
12 Choghadak 18,702 18,072 +3.49%
10 Ab Pakhsh 18,913 17,238 +9.72%
13 Ahram 15,198 13,778 +10.31%
17 Vahdatiyeh 11,222 11,414 −1.68%
16 Kaki 12,119 10,156 +19.33%
14 Bank 14,126 11,515 +22.67%
11 Nakhl Taqi 18,837 11,503 +63.76%
15 Asaluyeh 13,557 7,884 +71.96%
19 Kharg 8,193 7,722 +6.10%
24 Dalaki 6,436 6,044 +6.49%
18 Sadabad 8,248 7,859 +4.95%
20 Shabankareh 7,900 7,653 +3.23%
23 Abdan 6,827 6,211 +9.92%
25 Bandar Rig 6,252 5,619 +11.27%
21 Bardestan 7,112 6,078 +17.01%
26 Bord Khun 5,333 4,376 +21.87%
28 Delvar 4,442 3,704 +19.92%
22 Bandar Siraf 6,992 7,137 −2.03%
27 Dowrahak 4,852 NA
29 Baduleh 4,028 NA
33 Tang-e Eram 3,242 3,183 +1.85%
30 Abad 3,787 NA
31 Anarestan 3,400 2,735 +24.31%
34 Shonbeh 2,747 2,528 +8.66%
35 Imam Hassan 2,731 2,498 +9.33%
36 Kalameh 2,463 2,164 +13.82%
32 Riz 3,282 2,405 +36.47%
37 Bushkan 2,135 NA

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Shahr-e Kord 190,441 159,775 +19.19%
2 Borujen 57,071 52,694 +8.31%
5 Farsan 30,504 28,013 +8.89%
4 Farrokh Shahr 31,739 30,036 +5.67%
3 Lordegan 40,528 35,276 +14.89%
6 Hafshejan 21,352 20,847 +2.42%
8 Saman 14,192 15,327 −7.41%
7 Junqan 14,433 14,800 −2.48%
11 Kian 12,948 12,020 +7.72%
9 Faradonbeh 13,317 13,139 +1.35%
10 Ben 12,971 11,775 +10.16%
12 Sureshjan 12,308 11,407 +7.90%
14 Babaheydar 11,202 11,099 +0.93%
13 Boldaji 11,980 11,728 +2.15%
15 Ardal 10,113 8,992 +12.47%
16 Naqneh 9,923 9,603 +3.33%
17 Pardanjan 8,699 8,088 +7.55%
18 Shalamzar 6,899 7,132 −3.27%
20 Gahru 6,263 5,949 +5.28%
21 Gujan 6,179 NA
25 Sefiddasht 5,471 5,561 −1.62%
19 Gandoman 6,291 5,761 +9.20%
22 Taqanak 6,170 5,941 +3.85%
23 Sardasht 5,691 NA
24 Sudjan 5,581 5,410 +3.16%
23 Naghan 6,125 4,861 +26.00%
27 Dastana 5,143 5,199 −1.08%
28 Cholicheh 4,945 NA
29 Vardanjan 4,456 4,324 +3.05%
30 Kaj 4,227 NA
33 Dashtak 4,016 NA
31 Nafech 4,059 NA
32 Mal-e Khalifeh 4,024 3,698 +8.82%
35 Chelgard 2,989 3,061 −2.35%
26 Aluni 5,248 4,094 +28.19%
34 Haruni 3,601 NA
36 Sar Khun 2,131 NA
37 Bazoft 1,519 NA
38 Manj-e Nesa 1,492 1,486 +0.40%
39 Samsami 1,203 NA

East Azerbaijan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Tabriz 1,558,693 1,494,998 +4.26%
2 Maragheh 175,255 162,275 +8.00%
3 Marand 130,825 124,323 +5.23%
4 Ahar 100,641 92,608 +8.67%
5 Mianeh 98,973 95,505 +3.63%
6 Bonab 85,274 79,894 +6.73%
7 Sahand 82,494 24,704 +233.93%
8 Sarab 45,031 44,846 +0.41%
9 Azarshahr 44,887 39,918 +12.45%
10 Hadishahr 34,346 30,575 +12.33%
11 Ajab Shir 33,606 26,280 +27.88%
12 Sardrud 29,739 26,856 +10.74%
13 Malekan 27,431 25,312 +8.37%
14 Shabestar 22,181 15,663 +41.61%
16 Bostanabad 21,734 17,954 +21.05%
17 Hashtrud 20,572 19,903 +3.36%
18 Osku 18,459 16,983 +8.69%
19 Ilkhchi 16,574 15,231 +8.82%
21 Mamqan 11,892 13,359 −10.98%
15 Khosrowshah 21,972 12,447 +76.52%
20 Basmenj 12,692 11,190 +13.42%
22 Gugan 11,742 11,395 +3.05%
23 Heris 10,515 9,823 +7.04%
24 Yamchi 10,392 9,832 +5.70%
26 Kaleybar 9,324 9,887 −5.69%
28 Shendabad 8,489 9,034 −6.03%
25 Sufian 9,963 9,126 +9.17%
27 Jolfa 8,810 5,628 +56.54%
29 Koshksaray 8,060 7,723 +4.36%
30 Tasuj 7,522 7,370 +2.06%
32 Torkamanchay 7,443 7,094 +4.92%
31 Kolvanaq 7,465 6,792 +9.91%
33 Leylan 6,356 6,175 +2.93%
34 Sis 6,106 5,502 +10.98%
35 Bakhshayesh 6,102 6,098 +0.07%
- Qarah Aghaj 6,102 5,652 +7.96%
37 Mehraban 5,772 6,095 −5.30%
38 Teymurlu 5,375 NA
39 Varzaqan 5,348 5,385 −0.69%
40 Zarnaq 5,343 5,713 −6.48%
44 Hurand 4,658 4,445 +4.79%
48 Khajeh 4,011 3,801 +5.52%
46 Benab e Marand 4,311 4,371 −1.37%
41 Sharabian 4,877 4,737 +2.96%
43 Vayqan 4,678 4,298 +8.84%
45 Mobarak Shahr 4,456 NA
47 Sharafkhaneh 4,244 3,585 +18.38%
42 Kuzeh Kanan 4,730 3,274 +44.47%
49 Achachi 3,647 NA
50 Duzduzan 3,627 3,815 −4.93%
51 Kharvana 3,353 1,373 +144.21%
52 Khamaneh 3,056 2,541 +20.27%
53 Tekmeh Dash 2,974 2,645 +12.44%
54 Aqkand 2,902 1,733 +67.46%
55 Abish Ahmad 2,715 2,318 +17.13%
56 Zonuz 2,465 2,626 −6.13%
57 Tark 2,031 2,406 −15.59%
58 Khomarlu 1,902 1,659 +14.65%
59 Kharaju 1,824 1,584 +15.15%
60 Siah Rud 1,548 1,553 −0.32%
61 Nazarkahrizi 1,215 1,266 −4.03%
62 Jowan Qaleh 700 NA
Malek Kian NA
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Isfahan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Isfahan 1,961,260 1,853,293 +5.83%
2 Kashan 304,487 275,325 +10.59%
3 Khomeyni Shahr 247,128 244,696 +0.99%
4 Najafabad 235,281 221,814 +6.07%
5 Shahin Shahr 173,329 143,308 +20.95%
6 Shahreza 134,952 123,767 +9.04%
7 Fuladshahr 88,426 66,903 +32.17%
8 Baharestan 79,023 61,647 +28.19%
9 Mobarakeh 69,449 66,092 +5.08%
10 Aran va Bidgol 65,404 60,290 +8.48%
11 Golpayegan 58,936 54,572 +8.00%
12 Zarrin Shahr 55,817 60,118 −7.15%
13 Dorcheh Piaz 47,800 44,689 +6.96%
14 Dowlatabad 40,945 37,098 +10.37%
15 Falavarjan 37,704 38,310 −1.58%
16 Qahderijan 34,226 31,679 +8.04%
17 Khvorzuq 29,154 22,321 +30.61%
18 Nain 27,379 25,379 +7.88%
19 Semirom 26,942 25,122 +7.24%
20 Kelishad va Sudarjan 25,635 24,355 +5.26%
21 Goldasht 25,235 23,192 +8.81%
22 Gaz 24,433 21,991 +11.10%
23 Abrisham 22,429 21,794 +2.91%
24 Khvansar 21,883 21,338 +2.55%
25 Tiran 21,703 19,421 +11.75%
26 Daran 20,078 19,645 +2.20%
27 Sedeh Lenjan 19,101 18,654 +2.40%
28 Dizicheh 18,935 18,750 +0.99%
29 Varnamkhast 18,700 17,384 +7.57%
30 Dehaqan 17,945 17,108 +4.89%
31 Dastgerd 17,775 16,848 +5.50%
32 Ardestan 15,744 15,701 +0.27%
33 Chamgardan 15,574 16,219 −3.98%
34 Badrud 14,723 13,120 +12.22%
35 Imanshahr 14,633 14,267 +2.57%
36 Natanz 14,122 12,281 +14.99%
37 Chermahin 13,732 13,568 +1.21%
38 Fereydunshahr 13,603 14,007 −2.88%
39 Pir Bakran 13,469 12,192 +10.47%
40 Kushk 13,248 12,029 +10.13%
41 Varzaneh 12,714 11,924 +6.63%
42 Nushabad 11,838 10,904 +8.57%
43 Baharan Shahr 11,284 11,132 +1.37%
44 Kahriz Sang 10,442 9,264 +12.72%
45 Bagh-e Bahadoran 10,279 9,598 +7.10%
46 Zibashahr 10,200 9,668 +5.50%
47 Chadegan 9,924 9,738 +1.91%
- Talkhvoncheh 9,924 9,472 +4.77%
49 Golshahr 9,904 9,903 +0.01%
50 Buin va Miandasht 9,889 10,256 −3.58%
51 Qahjaverestan 9,712 7,906 +22.84%
54 Zayandeh Rud 9,463 9,514 −0.54%
52 Gorgab 9,690 6,359 +52.38%
53 Habibabad 9,491 9,444 +0.50%
54 Majlesi 9,363 4,083 +129.32%
55 Zavareh 8,320 7,814 +6.48%
56 Dehaq 8,272 7,710 +7.29%
57 Alavicheh 8,067 7,526 +7.19%
58 Zazeran 7,962 NA
60 Manzariyeh 7,164 6,270 +14.26%
61 Karkevand 7,058 6,857 +2.93%
63 Asgharabad 6,876 NA
64 Khur 6,765 6,721 +0.65%
65 Nasrabad 6,425 6,176 +4.03%
66 Guged 6,012 6,008 +0.07%
59 Harand 7,829 7,108 +10.14%
62 Jowzdan 6,998 6,749 +3.69%
69 Shadpurabad 5,915 5,487 +7.80%
67 Abuzeydabad 5,976 5,559 +7.50%
70 Sefidshahr 5,804 5,579 +4.03%
71 Meymeh 5,651 5,449 +3.71%
75 Barf Anbar 5,382 5,336 +0.86%
76 Meshkat 5,357 4,869 +10.02%
80 Hana 4,922 5,354 −8.07%
88 Rozveh 4,332 4,536 −4.50%
77 Komeshcheh 5,100 4,871 +4.70%
68 Vazvan 5,952 4,559 +30.55%
72 Kuhpayeh 5,518 4,587 +20.30%
73 Sin 5,495 NA
74 Golshan 5,437 5,058 +7.49%
85 Damaneh 4,366 4,617 −5.44%
78 Sagzi 5,063 4,698 +7.77%
84 Hasanabad 4,478 4,267 +4.94%
86 Nikabad 4,364 4,303 +1.42%
79 Mohammadabad 5,032 4,549 +10.62%
93 Mahabad 3,727 3,656 +1.94%
81 Asgaran 4,858 4,521 +7.45%
82 Jandaq 4,665 4,472 +4.32%
87 Baghshad 4,356 NA
89 Tudeshk 4,275 4,229 +1.09%
90 Jowsheqan va Kamu 4,181 4,766 −12.27%
91 Ziar 3,918 NA
92 Qamsar 3,877 3,410 +13.70%
94 Afus 3,696 4,313 −14.31%
95 Rezvanshahr 3,606 3,508 +2.79%
96 Ezhiyeh 3,156 3,481 −9.34%
97 Khaledabad 3,023 2,756 +9.69%
98 Farrokhi 2,968 2,502 +18.63%
99 Kamu va Chugan 2,434 NA
83 Barzok 4,588 3,265 +40.52%
105 Tarq 1,749 NA
106 Vanak 1,665 1,977 −15.78%
101 Komeh 2,184 2,146 +1.77%
100 Neyasar 2,319 2,171 +6.82%
102 Bafran 1,978 2,027 −2.42%
103 Anarak 1,903 1,477 +28.84%
104 Lay Bid 1,832 1,473 +24.37%

Fars Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Shiraz 1,565,572 1,460,665 +7.18%
2 Marvdasht 148,858 138,649 +7.36%
3 Jahrom 141,634 114,108 +24.12%
4 Fasa 110,825 104,809 +5.74%
5 Kazerun 96,683 89,685 +7.80%
6 Sadra 91,863 39,979 +129.78%
7 Darab 70,232 61,672 +13.88%
8 Firuzabad 65,417 64,969 +0.69%
9 Lar 62,045 65,451 −5.20%
10 Abadeh 59,116 55,758 +6.02%
11 Nurabad 57,058 55,736 +2.37%
12 Neyriz 49,850 50,291 −0.88%
13 Eqlid 44,341 44,552 −0.47%
14 Estahban 36,410 34,639 +5.11%
15 Gerash 34,469 30,593 +12.67%
16 Zarqan 32,261 28,958 +11.41%
17 Kavar 31,711 26,342 +20.38%
18 Lamerd 29,380 25,131 +16.91%
19 Safashahr 26,933 26,091 +3.23%
20 Qaemiyeh 26,918 25,355 +6.16%
21 Hajjiabad 21,675 20,501 +5.73%
22 Farashband 20,320 18,492 +9.89%
23 Qir 20,010 18,038 +10.93%
24 Evaz 19,987 22,401 −10.78%
25 Khonj 19,217 18,792 +2.26%
26 Kharameh 18,477 20,920 −11.68%
27 Sarvestan 18,187 19,116 −4.86%
28 Arsanjan 17,706 17,382 +1.86%
29 Saadat Shahr 17,131 16,876 +1.51%
30 Qaderabad 14,973 15,792 −5.19%
31 Ardakan 14,633 16,661 −12.17%
32 Dobiran 13,809 12,682 +8.89%
33 Jannat Shahr 13,598 11,852 +14.73%
34 Galleh Dar 13,448 11,354 +18.44%
35 Soghad 12,582 11,156 +12.78%
36 Meymand 10,120 9,058 +11.72%
37 Darian 10,037 9,557 +5.02%
39 Zahedshahr 9,719 9,483 +2.49%
40 Khesht 9,599 9,108 +5.39%
38 Surian 9,776 10,670 −8.38%
42 Banaruiyeh 9,077 10,977 −17.31%
43 Masiri 9,031 5,830 +54.91%
44 Lapui 8,985 6,924 +29.77%
46 Karzin 8,841 8,446 +4.68%
47 Seyyedan 8,574 7,563 +13.37%
41 Eshkanan 9,115 8,211 +11.01%
45 Shahr-e Pir 8,927 8,100 +10.21%
54 Beyram 7,300 7,379 −1.07%
50 Bahman 7,568 7,305 +3.60%
51 Qotbabad 7,476 67,754 −88.97%
48 Juyom 8,010 8,810 −9.08%
52 Abadeh Tashk 7,379 7,562 −2.42%
53 Khur 7,338 6,821 +7.58%
49 Mohr 7,784 7,823 −0.50%
55 Beyza 7,252 4,234 +71.28%
- Latifi 7,300 6,669 +9.46%
57 Bab Anar 7,061 6,968 +1.33%
58 Qarah Bolagh 6,772 NA
60 Ij 6,246 5,849 +6.79%
61 Khumeh Zar 6,220 6,095 +2.05%
62 Konartakhteh 6,081 5,478 +11.01%
65 Miyanshahr 5,912 NA
66 Izadkhvast 5,910 6,532 −9.52%
67 Emam Shahr 5,803 5,190 +11.81%
68 Runiz 5,760 5,593 +2.99%
69 Mobarakabad 4,707 4,235 +11.15%
59 Sedeh 6,747 6,137 +9.94%
64 Sheshdeh 5,960 5,562 +7.16%
72 Khavaran 4,332 4,075 +6.31%
71 Meshkan 4,617 4,580 +0.81%
70 Varavi 4,622 3,971 +16.39%
73 Emad Deh 4,235 4,506 −6.01%
74 Fadami 4,097 4,028 +1.71%
75 Alamarvdasht 4,068 4,095 −0.66%
76 Khaneh Zenyan 4,027 3,370 +19.50%
63 Baladeh 5,972 4,243 +40.75%
80 Nujin 3,769 3,416 +10.33%
77 Korehi 3,954 3,912 +1.07%
78 Dezhkord 3,924 4,220 −7.01%
89 Surmaq 3,050 3,458 −11.80%
82 Mazayjan 3,567 NA
83 Dehram 3,468 2,999 +15.64%
84 Kuhenjan 3,281 3,739 −12.25%
85 Khuzi 3,245 NA
86 Kupon 3,237 NA
97 Now Bandegan 2,410 2,704 −10.87%
87 Ahel 3,179 2,940 +8.13%
88 Hesami 3,131 2,826 +10.79%
91 Khaniman 3,020 NA
92 Do Borji 2,907 2,651 +9.66%
93 Qatruyeh 2,895 2,764 +4.74%
94 Nowdan 2,892 2,574 +12.35%
81 Kamfiruz 3,713 2,498 +48.64%
79 Hamashahr 3,852 3,233 +19.15%
95 Efzar 2,657 2,338 +13.64%
90 Asir 3,042 2,180 +39.54%
96 Ramjerd 2,550 2,260 +12.83%
98 Hasanabad 2,045 1,894 +7.97%
99 Soltan Shahr 1,928 NA
100 Madar-e Soleyman 1,546 NA
101 Baba Monir 1,379 NA
102 Duzeh 1,348 887 +51.97%
Arad NA
Fishvar NA

Gilan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Rasht 679,995 639,951 +6.26%
2 Bandar-e Anzali 118,564 116,664 +1.63%
3 Lahijan 101,073 94,051 +7.47%
4 Langarud 79,445 74,477 +6.67%
5 Hashtpar 54,178 52,344 +3.50%
6 Astara 51,579 48,470 +6.41%
7 Sowme'eh Sara 47,083 40,978 +14.90%
8 Astaneh-ye Ashrafiyeh 44,941 40,726 +10.35%
9 Rudsar 37,998 37,579 +1.11%
10 Fuman 35,841 30,608 +17.10%
11 Khomam 20,897 17,106 +22.16%
12 Siahkal 19,924 18,176 +9.62%
13 Rezvanshahr 19,519 15,267 +27.85%
15 Manjil 15,630 17,396 −10.15%
16 Amlash 15,444 14,915 +3.55%
17 Kiashahr 14,022 13,753 +1.96%
18 Rostamabad 13,746 13,749 −0.02%
19 Lowshan 13,032 15,193 −14.22%
26 Rudbar 10,504 10,926 −3.86%
21 Kelachay 12,379 11,936 +3.71%
14 Masal 17,901 14,689 +21.87%
25 Lasht-e Nesha 10,539 10,662 −1.15%
22 Lavandevil 11,235 10,617 +5.82%
27 Kuchesfahan 10,026 9,450 +6.10%
23 Asalem 10,720 10,040 +6.77%
24 Rahimabad 10,571 8,719 +21.24%
20 Sangar 12,583 10,154 +23.92%
28 Chaf and Chamkhaleh 8,840 4,494 +96.71%
29 Chaboksar 8,224 6,994 +17.59%
30 Shaft 8,184 6,533 +25.27%
31 Pareh Sar 8,016 7,626 +5.11%
32 Luleman 7,426 3,558 +108.71%
33 Khoshk-e Bijar 7,245 7,133 +1.57%
34 Marjaghal 6,735 6,471 +4.08%
35 Kumeleh 6,457 6,078 +6.24%
38 Shalman 5,102 5,184 −1.58%
36 Bazar Jomeh 5,729 4,493 +27.51%
37 Chubar 5,554 5,522 +0.58%
39 Gurab Zarmikh 4,840 4,588 +5.49%
40 Vajargah 4,537 4,522 +0.33%
41 Haviq 4,261 4,194 +1.60%
43 Rudboneh 3,441 3,646 −5.62%
42 Lisar 3,647 3,262 +11.80%
44 Jirandeh 2,320 2,584 −10.22%
45 Rankuh 2,154 2,224 −3.15%
46 Ahmadsargurab 2,128 2,346 −9.29%
49 Maklavan 1,635 NA
51 Tutkabon 1,510 1,678 −10.01%
50 Barehsar 1,612 1,416 +13.84%
47 Otaqvar 1,938 1,804 +7.43%
48 Deylaman 1,729 1,656 +4.41%
52 Masuleh 393 568 −30.81%

Golestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Gorgan 350,676 329,536 +6.42%
2 Gonbad-e Kavus 151,910 144,546 +5.09%
4 Aliabad-e Katul 52,838 49,804 +6.09%
3 Bandar Torkaman 53,970 48,736 +10.74%
5 Azadshahr 43,760 39,484 +10.83%
6 Kordkuy 39,881 38,246 +4.27%
7 Kalaleh 36,176 27,951 +29.43%
8 Aqqala 35,116 31,626 +11.04%
9 Minudasht 30,085 28,478 +5.64%
10 Galikash 23,394 20,831 +12.30%
11 Bandar-e Gaz 20,742 18,734 +10.72%
13 Gomishan 19,191 17,648 +8.74%
14 Siminshahr 17,205 15,539 +10.72%
12 Fazelabad 19,461 14,548 +33.77%
15 Ramian 12,426 12,263 +1.33%
16 Khan Bebin 10,878 11,007 −1.17%
18 Daland 8,184 7,992 +2.40%
19 Neginshahr 8,138 7,858 +3.56%
23 Now Kandeh 6,650 7,155 −7.06%
21 Sarkhon Kalateh 7,589 6,688 +13.47%
20 Jelin-e Olya 7,417 7,753 −4.33%
22 Anbar Olum 7,003 6,540 +7.08%
17 Maraveh Tappeh 8,671 7,906 +9.68%
24 Faraghi 5,777 NA
25 Tatar-e Olya 4,782 NA
26 Sangdevin 4,203 NA
Mazraeh 4,009 NA
28 Now Deh Khanduz 2,989 3,032 −1.42%
29 Incheh Borun 2,494 2,281 +9.34%

Hamadan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Hamadan 554,406 525,794 +5.44%
2 Malayer 170,237 159,848 +6.50%
4 Asadabad 55,703 55,024 +1.23%
3 Nahavand 76,162 75,445 +0.95%
5 Tuyserkan 50,455 44,516 +13.34%
6 Bahar 28,685 27,645 +3.76%
7 Kabudarahang 20,336 20,349 −0.06%
8 Lalejin 14,916 15,291 −2.45%
10 Famenin 14,208 14,478 −1.86%
9 Razan 14,275 13,711 +4.11%
12 Maryanaj 10,848 10,207 +6.28%
11 Azandarian 11,171 9,324 +19.81%
13 Qorveh-e Darjazin 9,540 10,231 −6.75%
14 Juraqan 9,234 9,262 −0.30%
15 Giyan 8,186 8,102 +1.04%
17 Mohajeran 7,331 NA
16 Salehabad 7,899 7,830 +0.88%
19 Sarkan 4,081 4,271 −4.45%
18 Firuzan 5,173 4,635 +11.61%
20 Samen 3,873 4,426 −12.49%
21 Damaq 3,231 3,783 −14.59%
25 Barzul 2,457 2,695 −8.83%
22 Qahavand 2,970 3,115 −4.65%
23 Ajin 2,738 2,738 0.00%
24 Shirin Su 2,460 3,060 −19.61%
26 Jowkar 2,258 2,425 −6.89%
27 Gol Tappeh 2,237 2,692 −16.90%
28 Farasfaj 1,526 1,721 −11.33%
29 Zangeneh 621 725 −14.34%

Hormozgan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bandar Abbas 526,648 435,751 +20.86%
2 Minab 73,170 63,229 +15.72%
3 Qeshm 40,678 28,602 +42.22%
5 Rudan 36,121 33,285 +8.52%
6 Bandar Lengeh 30,435 30,478 −0.14%
4 Kish 39,853 24,819 +60.57%
7 Hajjiabad 28,977 23,309 +24.32%
8 Kong 19,213 16,496 +16.47%
12 Dargahan 14,525 8,667 +67.59%
11 Bandar Khamir 15,320 14,617 +4.81%
10 Jask 16,860 13,810 +22.09%
9 Parsian 18,045 12,544 +43.85%
13 Bastak 9,959 9,225 +7.96%
14 Bika 7,190 7,002 +2.68%
15 Jenah 6,910 7,169 −3.61%
16 Hasht Bandi 6,718 4,438 +51.37%
17 Ruydar 6,558 6,034 +8.68%
18 Hormuz 5,891 5,867 +0.41%
19 Suza 5,707 4,712 +21.12%
20 Qaleh Qazi 5,286 5,183 +1.99%
21 Sirik 5,137 4,140 +24.08%
22 Tirur 4,871 NA
23 Dashti 4,695 NA
24 Tazian-e Pain 4,263 NA
25 Abu Musa 4,213 3,461 +21.73%
26 Bandar Charak 4,066 3,758 +8.20%
27 Garuk 4,008 NA
33 Ziarat-e Ali 2,679 3,075 −12.88%
28 Fin 3,939 5,279 −25.38%
29 Kushk-e Nar 3,260 2,902 +12.34%
30 Takht 3,082 2,648 +16.39%
31 Kuhestak 3,060 NA
32 Lamazan 2,745 NA
34 Senderk 1,915 2,024 −5.39%
35 Fareghan 1,773 1,925 −7.90%
36 Sardasht 1,725 1,536 +12.30%
37 Gowharan 1,170 1,316 −11.09%
38 Sargaz 1,157 1,170 −1.11%
Dezghan NA
Kukherd NA

Ilam Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ilam 194,030 172,213 +12.67%
4 Abdanan 23,946 22,901 +4.56%
3 Eyvan 31,299 29,400 +6.46%
2 Dehloran 32,941 30,989 +6.30%
5 Darreh Shahr 21,900 20,712 +5.74%
8 Arakvaz 11,977 12,358 −3.08%
6 Mehran 17,435 14,920 +16.86%
7 Sarableh 12,393 10,967 +13.00%
9 Asemanabad 6,280 5,889 +6.64%
19 Towhid 2,128 1,475 +44.27%
10 Chavar 5,831 5,775 +0.97%
11 Badreh 4,278 4,249 +0.68%
12 Shabab 4,088 NA
13 Pahleh 3,870 4,065 −4.80%
21 Delgosha 1,819 2,201 −17.36%
14 Murmuri 3,768 3,529 +6.77%
15 Zarneh 2,966 3,118 −4.87%
16 Lumar 2,696 2,658 +1.43%
18 Musian 2,459 2,577 −4.58%
20 Meymeh 1,913 2,636 −27.43%
17 Sarabbagh 2,659 2,557 +3.99%
22 Salehabad 1,751 1,707 +2.58%
23 Mirza Hoseynabad 1,512 NA
24 Mehr 1,060 NA
25 Balavah 264 NA

Kerman Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Kerman 537,718 534,441 +0.61%
2 Sirjan 199,704 185,623 +7.59%
3 Rafsanjan 161,909 151,420 +6.93%
4 Jiroft 130,429 111,034 +17.47%
5 Bam 127,396 107,131 +18.92%
6 Zarand 60,370 57,749 +4.54%
7 Kahnuj 52,624 43,977 +19.66%
8 Shahr-e Babak 51,620 45,256 +14.06%
9 Baft 34,517 33,107 +4.26%
10 Bardsir 25,152 31,870 −21.08%
11 Baravat 22,761 18,633 +22.15%
12 Ravar 22,729 21,901 +3.78%
13 Mohamadabad 20,720 9,664 +114.40%
14 Najaf Shahr 20,164 9,448 +113.42%
15 Mahan 19,423 17,178 +13.07%
16 Anbarabad 18,185 18,731 −2.91%
17 Manujan 15,634 14,286 +9.44%
18 Anar 15,532 13,089 +18.66%
19 Rudbar 14,747 12,223 +20.65%
20 Rabor 13,263 11,657 +13.78%
21 Qaleh Ganj 13,169 12,663 +4.00%
22 Kuhbanan 10,761 11,093 −2.99%
23 Darb-e Behesht 10,670 6,538 +63.20%
24 Baghin 10,407 8,176 +27.29%
25 Rayen 10,286 11,006 −6.54%
33 Negar 7,600 5,731 +32.61%
39 Mes-e Sarcheshmeh 5,967 6,406 −6.85%
26 Ekhtiarabad 9,840 8,746 +12.51%
27 Golbaf 9,205 8,828 +4.27%
28 Zeydabad 9,112 5,260 +73.23%
29 Zangiabad 8,568 6,823 +25.58%
30 Khursand 8,252 6,672 +23.68%
31 Pariz 8,005 4,902 +63.30%
49 Dehaj 5,045 3,366 +49.88%
32 Koshkuiyeh 7,644 6,610 +15.64%
44 Golzar 5,445 3,411 +59.63%
34 Mohammadabad-e Gonbaki 7,210 NA
35 Fahraj 6,876 11,939 −42.41%
36 Arzuiyeh 6,868 7,555 −9.09%
37 Zeh-e Kalut 6,835 NA
38 Jebalbarez 6,750 4,416 +52.85%
40 Chatrud 5,860 5,344 +9.66%
41 Yazdan Shahr 5,607 5,442 +3.03%
42 Nowdezh 5,562 5,284 +5.26%
50 Faryab 4,863 6,025 −19.29%
51 Reyhan Shahr 4,580 4,791 −4.40%
52 Kian Shahr 4,543 5,555 −18.22%
53 Bezenjan 4,517 4,034 +11.97%
54 Lalehzar 4,429 2,945 +50.39%
55 Aminshahr 4,413 4,555 −3.12%
56 Dow Sari 4,130 3,762 +9.78%
45 Boluk 5,304 NA
46 Bahreman 5,265 4,528 +16.28%
47 Narmashir 5,222 6,167 −15.32%
48 Shahdad 5,217 5,942 −12.20%
43 Khatunabad 5,471 4,201 +30.23%
60 Jupar 3,607 3,937 −8.38%
61 Balvard 3,534 NA
62 Jowzam 3,436 4,929 −30.29%
57 Kazemabad 4,060 3,645 +11.39%
66 Khanuk 2,628 2,153 +22.06%
59 Mohiabad 3,930 3,719 +5.67%
58 Anduhjerd 4,041 3,589 +12.59%
67 Khvaju Shahr 2,478 NA
- Safayyeh 2,478 2,233 +10.97%
63 Hamashahr 3,311 2,800 +18.25%
64 Dashtkar 3,234 NA
65 Mardehek 2,870 2,904 −1.17%
69 Nezamshahr 2,426 2,049 +18.40%
70 Hanza 1,452 NA
71 Hojedk 1,007 750 +34.27%

Kermanshah Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Kermanshah 946,651 851,405 +11.19%
2 Eslamabad-e Gharb 90,559 94,699 −4.37%
4 Kangavar 51,352 53,449 −3.92%
7 Harsin 44,146 49,967 −11.65%
3 Javanrud 54,354 51,483 +5.58%
5 Sarpol-e Zahab 45,481 35,809 +27.01%
6 Sonqor 44,256 44,954 −1.55%
8 Sahneh 35,508 36,542 −2.83%
11 Gilan-e Gharb 22,331 20,922 +6.73%
9 Paveh 25,771 23,704 +8.72%
10 Ravansar 24,527 21,250 +15.42%
12 Qasr-e Shirin 18,473 17,959 +2.86%
13 Tazehabad 14,701 12,080 +21.70%
14 Kerend-Gharb 7,798 8,311 −6.17%
16 Gahvareh 4,050 4,619 −12.32%
17 Kuzaran 4,007 3,934 +1.86%
21 Banevreh 3,187 NA
22 Gowdin 2,629 NA
19 Nowdeshah 3,683 3,077 +19.69%
18 Shahrak-e Rijab 3,907 NA
20 Shahu 3,558 3,342 +6.46%
21 Sarmast 2,913 2,858 +1.92%
15 Bisotun 4,942 5,107 −3.23%
24 Bayangan 1,513 1,731 −12.59%
23 Nowsud 1,949 1,730 +12.66%
25 Ezgeleh 1,502 1,256 +19.59%
26 Homeyl 1,317 1,363 −3.37%
27 Satar 1,048 1,227 −14.59%
28 Robat 823 940 −12.45%
30 Miyan Rahan 695 598 +16.22%
29 Halashi 804 769 +4.55%
31 Sumar 180 9 +1,900.00%

Khuzestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Ahvaz 1,184,788 1,112,021 +6.54%
2 Dezful 264,709 248,380 +6.57%
3 Abadan 231,476 212,744 +8.80%
4 Bandar-e Mahshahr 162,797 153,778 +5.86%
5 Andimeshk 135,116 126,811 +6.55%
6 Khorramshahr 133,097 129,418 +2.84%
7 Behbahan 122,604 107,412 +14.14%
8 Izeh 119,399 117,093 +1.97%
9 Shushtar 101,878 106,815 −4.62%
10 Masjed Soleyman 100,497 103,369 −2.78%
14 Omidiyeh 67,427 60,461 +11.52%
11 Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni 78,353 72,357 +8.29%
15 Kut-e Abdollah 56,252 NA
12 Shush 77,148 59,161 +30.40%
13 Ramhormoz 74,285 69,869 +6.32%
17 Shadegan 41,733 52,785 −20.94%
16 Susangerd 51,431 44,469 +15.66%
20 Hendijan 29,015 26,929 +7.75%
22 Ramshir 25,009 23,008 +8.70%
18 Sheyban 36,374 24,968 +45.68%
24 Hamidiyeh 22,057 20,982 +5.12%
23 Gotvand 24,216 22,822 +6.11%
21 Bagh-e Malek 26,343 23,352 +12.81%
19 Chamran 33,505 31,138 +7.60%
26 Lali 18,473 17,745 +4.10%
28 Haftkel 15,802 14,877 +6.22%
25 Hoveyzeh 19,481 16,154 +20.60%
29 Veys 15,312 15,105 +1.37%
27 Mollasani 17,337 14,813 +17.04%
30 Aghajari 11,912 12,653 −5.86%
31 Sharaft 11,757 10,881 +8.05%
32 Dezab 11,393 10,836 +5.14%
33 Arvandkenar 11,173 8,909 +25.41%
34 Shamsabad 10,858 NA
36 Mianrud 10,110 9,033 +11.92%
35 Qaleh Tall 10,698 10,052 +6.43%
37 Safiabad 9,879 9,046 +9.21%
38 Horr 9,177 8,624 +6.41%
39 Hosseinabad 8,833 9,330 −5.33%
40 Bostan 8,476 7,258 +16.78%
41 Chavibdeh 7,906 7,252 +9.02%
42 Elhayi 7,651 NA
43 Seydun 7,650 6,588 +16.12%
44 Saleh Shahr 7,309 7,779 −6.04%
45 Sardasht 6,912 6,239 +10.79%
46 Alvan 6,860 7,092 −3.27%
47 Hamzeh 6,091 5,850 +4.12%
48 Torkalaki 5,688 5,654 +0.60%
49 Darkhoveyn 5,655 5,759 −1.81%
54 Siah Mansur 5,406 NA
55 Jannat Makan 5,360 6,020 −10.96%
50 Abu Homeyzeh 5,506 NA
51 Dehdez 5,490 4,920 +11.59%
52 Cham Golak 5,446 NA
53 Mansuriyeh 5,441 NA
56 Sardaran 5,240 NA
57 Shahrak-e Babak 4,957 NA
58 Kut-e Seyyed Naim 4,541 NA
59 Tashan 4,281 NA
60 Khanafereh 3,853 NA
61 Rafi 3,797 3,690 +2.90%
62 Meydavud 3,513 3,590 −2.14%
63 Saleh Moshatat 2,973 2,769 +7.37%
64 Guriyeh 2,890 2,991 −3.38%
68 Jayezan 2,357 2,401 −1.83%
65 Saland 2,560 2,085 +22.78%
69 Minushahr 2,231 1,289 +73.08%
66 Qaleh-ye Khvajeh 2,408 2,272 +5.99%
67 Bidrubeh 2,386 NA
70 Moshrageh 2,095 1,793 +16.84%
71 Choghamish 2,013 2,113 −4.73%
72 Hoseyniyeh 1,821 1,963 −7.23%
73 Somaleh 1,784 1,606 +11.08%
74 Abezhdan 1,673 NA
75 Zahreh 1,192 1,277 −6.66%
76 Golgir 1,089 NA
Moqavemat
Shirin Shahr

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Yasuj 134,532 108,505 +23.99%
2 Dogonbadan 96,728 91,739 +5.44%
3 Dehdasht 57,036 56,279 +1.35%
6 Charam 15,218 12,634 +20.45%
4 Likak 19,857 17,007 +16.76%
5 Madavan 18,078 10,777 +67.75%
7 Landeh 12,772 11,670 +9.44%
8 Basht 10,764 9,266 +16.17%
9 Sisakht 7,855 7,389 +6.31%
10 Suq 6,438 5,993 +7.43%
11 Dishmok 5,791 4,875 +18.79%
12 Qaleh Raisi 3,269 3,562 −8.23%
13 Margown 3,135 2,706 +15.85%
14 Pataveh 2,284 2,314 −1.30%
15 Sarfaryab 1,995 NA
16 Chitab 1,164 1,418 −17.91%
17 Garab-e Sofla 545 492 +10.77%

Kurdistan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Sanandaj 412,767 373,987 +10.37%
2 Saqqez 165,258 139,738 +18.26%
5 Qorveh 78,276 71,232 +9.89%
3 Marivan 136,654 110,464 +23.71%
4 Baneh 110,218 85,190 +29.38%
6 Kamyaran 57,077 52,907 +7.88%
8 Divandarreh 34,007 26,654 +27.59%
7 Bijar 50,014 47,926 +4.36%
9 Dehgolan 25,992 23,074 +12.65%
10 Kani Dinar 13,059 11,415 +14.40%
11 Serishabad 7,196 7,194 +0.03%
12 Delbaran 6,713 7,076 −5.13%
13 Sarvabad 5,121 4,976 +2.91%
16 Bolbanabad 3,193 3,207 −0.44%
14 Yasukand 3,490 3,784 −7.77%
15 Muchesh 3,370 3,448 −2.26%
17 Aavraman Takht 3,176 NA
20 Dezej 2,219 2,290 −3.10%
19 Armardeh 2,305 2,349 −1.87%
18 Saheb 3,101 2,294 +35.18%
21 Zarrineh 2,091 1,854 +12.78%
22 Tup Aghaj 1,645 NA
23 Buin-e Sofla 1,518 1,458 +4.12%
24 Shuyesheh 1,302 1,293 +0.70%
25 Kani Sur 1,284 1,307 −1.76%
26 Pir Taj 1,199 NA
27 Bardeh Rasheh 1,020 NA
28 Babarashani 509 573 −11.17%
29 Chenareh 455 184 +147.28%

Lorestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Khorramabad 373,416 348,216 +7.24%
2 Borujerd 234,997 240,654 −2.35%
3 Dorud 121,638 99,499 +22.25%
5 Kuhdasht 89,091 92,927 −4.13%
4 Aligudarz 89,268 87,967 +1.48%
6 Nurabad 65,547 61,142 +7.20%
7 Azna 47,489 40,145 +18.29%
8 Aleshtar 33,558 30,257 +10.91%
9 Pol-e Dokhtar 26,352 25,092 +5.02%
10 Kunani 7,768 8,242 −5.75%
11 Mamulan 7,656 7,502 +2.05%
12 Chaqabol 6,125 5,176 +18.33%
13 Oshtorinan 5,520 5,083 +8.60%
15 Garab 3,295 3,200 +2.97%
16 Sepiddasht 2,917 2,545 +14.62%
14 Firuzabad 3,399 2,876 +18.18%
17 Zagheh 2,776 2,685 +3.39%
19 Darb-e Gonbad 2,131 2,191 −2.74%
20 Veysian 2,087 1,988 +4.98%
22 Bayranshahr 1,720 1,409 +22.07%
23 Sarab-e Dowreh 1,713 1,515 +13.07%
21 Momenabad 1,821 1,561 +16.66%
18 Chalanchulan 2,223 1,478 +50.41%
24 Shulehabad-e Olya 1,531 1,553 −1.42%
25 Haft Cheshmeh 870 1,048 −16.98%

Markazi Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Arak 520,944 526,182 −1.00%
2 Saveh 220,762 200,481 +10.12%
3 Khomeyn 72,882 70,053 +4.04%
4 Mahallat 43,245 40,582 +6.56%
5 Delijan 40,902 37,470 +9.16%
7 Shazand 21,181 21,156 +0.12%
6 Mamuniyeh 21,814 19,005 +14.78%
8 Mahajeran 20,346 12,293 +65.51%
9 Tafresh 16,493 16,447 +0.28%
10 Milajerd 9,288 9,357 −0.74%
12 Ashtian 8,763 9,015 −2.80%
11 Komijan 8,776 9,195 −4.56%
13 Khondab 7,810 7,753 +0.74%
14 Shahbaz 7,536 NA
16 Astaneh 7,166 6,880 +4.16%
18 Zaviyeh 6,027 5,877 +2.55%
17 Parandak 6,886 6,633 +3.81%
15 Nimvar 7,507 5,856 +28.19%
19 Farmahin 5,756 4,297 +33.95%
20 Davudabad 5,491 5,252 +4.55%
21 Gharqabad 5,375 4,992 +7.67%
22 Khoshkrud 5,246 5,019 +4.52%
23 Javersiyan 4,993 4,726 +5.65%
24 Aveh 3,906 NA
25 Karchan 3,743 3,752 −0.24%
26 Nowbaran 3,334 2,170 +53.64%
27 Khenejin 3,235 NA
28 Naraq 2,592 2,744 −5.54%
29 Tureh 2,302 2,331 −1.24%
31 Saruq 1,345 1,386 −2.96%
30 Hendudur 1,918 2,103 −8.80%
32 Qurchi Bashi 1,374 1,497 −8.22%
33 Razeghi 826 497 +66.20%
Bazneh NA

Mazandaran Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Sari 309,820 296,417 +4.52%
2 Babol 250,217 219,467 +14.01%
3 Amol 237,528 219,915 +8.01%
4 Qaem Shahr 204,953 196,050 +4.54%
5 Behshahr 94,702 89,251 +6.11%
6 Chalus 65,196 47,881 +36.16%
7 Neka 60,991 50,680 +20.35%
8 Babolsar 59,966 50,477 +18.80%
9 Tonekabon 55,434 45,338 +22.27%
10 Nowshahr 49,403 43,378 +13.89%
11 Fereydunkenar 38,154 36,192 +5.42%
12 Ramsar 35,997 32,294 +11.47%
13 Juybar 32,924 29,122 +13.06%
14 Mahmudabad 31,844 31,771 +0.23%
15 Amirkola 30,478 28,086 +8.52%
16 Nur 26,947 22,978 +17.27%
17 Galugah 21,352 19,625 +8.80%
18 Ketalem and Sadat Shahr 20,716 18,962 +9.25%
19 Zirab 16,191 15,679 +3.27%
20 Abbasabad 13,482 11,599 +16.23%
21 Kelardasht 13,401 9,122 +46.91%
22 Rostamkola 11,686 11,553 +1.15%
23 Khorramabad 11,542 9,114 +26.64%
24 Shirud 11,377 10,429 +9.09%
25 Chamestan 11,194 10,617 +5.43%
26 Khalil Shahr 11,032 10,141 +8.79%
27 Hachirud 10,398 NA
28 Arateh 10,327 NA
29 Salman Shahr 9,656 8,654 +11.58%
30 Surak 9,208 8,930 +3.11%
31 Shirgah 8,671 8,129 +6.67%
32 Pol Sefid 8,294 7,708 +7.60%
33 Kiakola 8,040 7,691 +4.54%
34 Bahnemir 7,906 7,410 +6.69%
36 Royan 7,731 7,102 +8.86%
37 Izadshahr 7,439 6,797 +9.45%
38 Gatab 7,374 7,242 +1.82%
40 Sorkhrud 6,699 5,921 +13.14%
41 Marzanabad 6,698 5,789 +15.70%
42 Nashtarud 6,394 5,642 +13.33%
43 Kelarabad 6,267 5,926 +5.75%
39 Galugah 6,908 2,643 +161.37%
47 Kiasar 3,384 2,837 +19.28%
35 Kalleh Bast 7,889 4,097 +92.56%
46 Zargarmahalleh 3,991 423 +843.50%
48 Pul 3,150 2,806 +12.26%
49 Kojur 3,120 NA
45 Khush Rudpey 5,742 3,317 +73.11%
44 Amamzadeh Abdallah 5,768 NA
50 Kuhi Kheyl 2,242 2,061 +8.78%
54 Baladeh 970 1,037 −6.46%
51 Dabudasht 1,758 1,169 +50.38%
52 Alasht 1,193 874 +36.50%
53 Rineh 982 782 +25.58%
55 Pain Hular 956 NA
56 Marzikola 868 555 +56.40%
58 Gazanak 319 200 +59.50%
57 Farim 369 272 +35.66%

North Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Bojnord 228,931 199,791 +14.59%
2 Shirvan 82,689 88,254 −6.31%
3 Esfarayen 59,490 60,372 −1.46%
5 Jajarm 19,580 18,547 +5.57%
7 Garmeh 10,933 10,716 +2.03%
4 Ashkhaneh 25,104 22,877 +9.73%
6 Faruj 12,061 11,731 +2.81%
8 Raz 5,029 5,747 −12.49%
9 Daraq 4,926 5,153 −4.41%
10 Ziarat 4,179 NA
14 Safiabad 3,427 3,527 −2.84%
11 Ivar 3,994 3,783 +5.58%
12 Shahrabad-e Khavar 3,993 NA
13 Titkanlu 3,835 3,827 +0.21%
15 Chenaran 3,380 NA
16 Qazi 2,428 2,956 −17.86%
17 Shoqan 2,313 2,436 −5.05%
18 Sankhvast 2,077 2,120 −2.03%
19 Pish Qaleh 2,001 2,211 −9.50%
21 Lujali 1,481 1,166 +27.02%
20 Hesar-e Garmkhan 1,499 1,658 −9.59%
22 Qushkhaneh 996 NA

Qazvin Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Qazvin 402,748 381,598 +5.54%
2 Alvand 93,836 88,711 +5.78%
6 Eqbaliyeh 55,066 55,498 −0.78%
4 Takestan 80,299 77,907 +3.07%
5 Abyek 60,107 55,779 +7.76%
3 Mohammadiyeh 90,513 48,862 +85.24%
9 Bidestan 18,060 19,996 −9.68%
7 Mahmudabad Nemuneh 21,982 21,796 +0.85%
8 Buin Zahra 20,823 18,210 +14.35%
9 Sharifiyeh 20,347 21,009 −3.15%
10 Shal 15,290 14,996 +1.96%
11 Esfarvarin 12,371 12,615 −1.93%
12 Danesfahan 9,434 9,545 −1.16%
13 Ziaabad 8,262 8,637 −4.34%
14 Khorramdasht 6,554 6,725 −2.54%
16 Narjeh 5,604 5,404 +3.70%
15 Abgarm 6,336 5,998 +5.64%
17 Sagzabad 5,492 5,440 +0.96%
19 Ardak 5,043 5,123 −1.56%
18 Avaj 5,142 5,609 −8.33%
20 Khak-e Ali 3,148 3,352 −6.09%
21 Moallem Kalayeh 2,223 1,607 +38.33%
22 Kuhin 1,411 1,622 −13.01%
23 Razmian 1,253 1,164 +7.65%
24 Sirdan 805 1,038 −22.45%

Qom Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Qom 1,201,158 1,074,036 +11.84%
2 Qanavat 11,667 9,662 +20.75%
3 Jafariyeh 9,387 7,203 +30.32%
5 Dastjerd 1,525 1,334 +14.32%
4 Kahak 4,837 2,906 +66.45%
6 Salafchegan 1,390 730 +90.41%

Razavi Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Mashhad 3,001,184 2,766,258 +8.49%
2 Nishapur 264,375 239,185 +10.53%
3 Sabzevar 243,700 231,557 +5.24%
4 Torbat-e Heydarieh 140,019 131,150 +6.76%
5 Kashmar 102,282 90,200 +13.39%
6 Quchan 101,604 103,760 −2.08%
7 Torbat-e Jam 100,449 94,758 +6.01%
8 Taybad 56,562 52,280 +8.19%
9 Chenaran 53,879 48,567 +10.94%
10 Sarakhs 42,179 37,162 +13.50%
11 Gonabad 40,773 36,367 +12.12%
12 Fariman 39,515 36,550 +8.11%
13 Shahr Jadid-e Golbahar 36,877 NA
14 Dargaz 36,762 37,054 −0.79%
15 Khaf 33,189 28,444 +16.68%
16 Bardaskan 28,233 26,107 +8.14%
17 Torqabeh 20,998 16,718 +25.60%
18 Feyzabad 18,120 16,253 +11.49%
19 Neqab 14,783 13,614 +8.59%
20 Shandiz 13,987 10,428 +34.13%
21 Kharv 13,535 14,115 −4.11%
22 Khalilabad 12,751 11,094 +14.94%
23 Sangan 12,443 9,500 +30.98%
24 Bajestan 11,741 11,133 +5.46%
25 Kariz 11,102 10,391 +6.84%
26 Mashhad Rizeh 10,105 9,211 +9.71%
27 Dowlatabad 9,329 9,606 −2.88%
30 Bakharz 9,044 8,392 +7.77%
31 Razaviyeh 8,850 4,542 +94.85%
32 Salehabad 8,625 9,642 −10.55%
33 Farhadgerd 8,442 7,647 +10.40%
34 Golmakan 8,373 9,534 −12.18%
35 Ahmadabad-e Sowlat 8,326 6,758 +23.20%
39 Nasrabad 7,460 7,757 −3.83%
40 Nilshahr 7,371 6,797 +8.44%
29 Nashtifan 9,176 7,426 +23.57%
36 Kalat 7,687 7,532 +2.06%
41 Jangal 6,650 6,490 +2.47%
37 Salami 7,555 6,581 +14.80%
28 Joghatai 9,268 8,212 +12.86%
43 Anabad 6,186 5,739 +7.79%
42 Kondor 6,460 6,002 +7.63%
38 Roshtkhar 7,514 6,686 +12.38%
46 Firuzeh 5,884 5,769 +1.99%
47 Darrud 5,717 5,449 +4.92%
44 Sefid Sang 6,129 5,545 +10.53%
45 Soltanabad 5,932 5,495 +7.95%
48 Rivash 5,687 5,762 −1.30%
49 Bidokht 5,501 5,348 +2.86%
50 Qasemabad 5,145 4,414 +16.56%
51 Qalandarabad 4,880 4,924 −0.89%
52 Kakhk 4,625 4,413 +4.80%
53 Rud Ab 4,028 4,042 −0.35%
55 Bar 3,765 4,121 −8.64%
56 Shahr-e Zow 3,745 4,089 −8.41%
58 Bayg 3,545 3,577 −0.89%
59 Yunesi 3,426 3,504 −2.23%
54 Shadmehr 3,825 3,678 +4.00%
57 Kadkan 3,719 3,788 −1.82%
61 Qadamgah 3,010 3,714 −18.96%
62 Davarzan 2,744 2,702 +1.55%
63 Now Khandan 2,634 2,662 −1.05%
64 Chapeshlu 2,374 2,474 −4.04%
60 Sheshtomad 3,108 4,172 −25.50%
65 Shahrabad 2,083 2,255 −7.63%
68 Lotfabad 1,865 1,790 +4.19%
69 Robat-e Sang 1,551 1,721 −9.88%
70 Chekneh 1,381 1,834 −24.70%
67 Eshqabad 1,993 1,883 +5.84%
71 Hemmatabad 1,274 1,434 −11.16%
66 Malekabad 2,056 1,487 +38.26%
72 Mazdavand 1,241 1,559 −20.40%
73 Bajgiran 594 406 +46.31%

Semnan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Semnan 185,129 153,680 +20.46%
2 Shahrud 150,129 140,474 +6.87%
3 Damghan 59,106 58,770 +0.57%
4 Garmsar 48,672 40,985 +18.76%
5 Mehdishahr 24,485 19,854 +23.33%
10 Aradan 6,257 5,626 +11.22%
6 Eyvanki 13,518 11,995 +12.70%
9 Bastam 8,609 7,712 +11.63%
8 Sorkheh 9,951 9,711 +2.47%
7 Shahmirzad 11,191 8,882 +26.00%
12 Mojen 5,932 5,456 +8.72%
13 Kalateh Khij 5,651 5,057 +11.75%
11 Darjazin 5,997 4,964 +20.81%
16 Meyami 4,566 4,562 +0.09%
15 Kalateh Rudbar 4,611 NA
14 Dibaj 5,647 3,774 +49.63%
19 Beyarjomand 2,528 2,441 +3.56%
18 Amiriyeh 3,561 2,402 +48.25%
17 Rudian 3,770 NA
20 Kohanabad 1,192 NA

Sistan and Baluchestan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Zahedan 587,730 560,725 +4.82%
2 Zabol 134,950 137,722 +2.05%
3 Iranshahr 113,750 97,012 +17.25%
4 Chabahar 106,739 85,633 +24.65%
5 Saravan 60,114 59,795 +0.53%
6 Khash 56,584 54,105 +4.58%
7 Konarak 43,258 35,630 +21.41%
8 Jaleq 18,098 17,546 +3.15%
9 Nik Shahr 17,732 15,889 +11.60%
10 Pishin 16,011 13,690 +16.95%
12 Zehak 13,357 14,324 −6.75%
16 Qasr-e Qand 11,605 8,563 +35.52%
11 Suran 13,580 10,632 +27.73%
13 Fanuj 13,070 11,577 +12.90%
15 Bampur 12,217 10,071 +21.31%
14 Zaboli 12,245 10,112 +21.09%
17 Mohamadan 10,302 8,193 +25.74%
18 Galmurti 10,292 8,310 +23.85%
19 Rasak 10,115 8,472 +19.39%
20 Mirjaveh 9,359 10,121 −7.53%
21 Dust Mohammad 6,621 6,774 −2.26%
22 Bent 5,822 5,294 +9.97%
26 Nosratabad 5,238 4,270 +22.67%
27 Bazman 5,192 4,702 +10.42%
23 Negur 5,670 4,612 +22.94%
24 Mohamadi 5,606 5,206 +7.68%
32 Bonjar 3,760 4,088 −8.02%
28 Gosht 4,992 5,145 −2.97%
29 Ali Akbar 4,779 4,551 +5.01%
30 Espakeh 4,719 3,636 +29.79%
31 Zarabad 4,003 3,222 +24.24%
33 Adimi 3,613 3,328 +8.56%
25 Nukabad 5,261 3,193 +64.77%
34 Mohammadabad 3,468 2,681 +29.35%
35 Sirkan 2,196 1,499 +46.50%
37 Hiduj 1,674 1,526 +9.70%
36 Sarbaz 2,020 1,230 +64.23%
Ramshar NA

South Khorasan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Birjand 203,636 178,020 +14.39%
2 Qaen 42,323 40,226 +5.21%
3 Tabas 39,676 35,150 +12.88%
4 Ferdows 28,695 25,968 +10.50%
5 Nehbandan 18,304 18,827 −2.78%
6 Boshruyeh 16,426 15,318 +7.23%
7 Sarayan 13,795 13,247 +4.14%
8 Sarbisheh 8,715 8,203 +6.24%
9 Eslamiyeh 7,108 6,084 +16.83%
14 Ayask 5,143 4,756 +8.14%
12 Khezri Dasht Beyaz 5,680 5,761 −1.41%
18 Eshqabad 3,965 4,623 −14.23%
10 Hajjiabad 6,168 5,918 +4.22%
13 Asadiyeh 5,460 5,804 −5.93%
17 Seh Qaleh 4,436 4,242 +4.57%
15 Nimbeluk 4,762 4,393 +8.40%
16 Tabas-e Masina 4,596 4,133 +11.20%
11 Khusf 5,716 4,920 +16.18%
20 Esfeden 3,598 3,530 +1.93%
19 Arianshahr 3,729 3,585 +4.02%
24 Deyhuk 2,959 3,346 −11.57%
22 Mud 3,477 3,067 +13.37%
23 Shusef 3,181 3,010 +5.68%
25 Eresk 2,955 2,954 +0.03%
26 Qohestan 2,322 3,028 −23.32%
27 Gazik 2,294 2,934 −21.81%
28 Zohan 1,118 1,419 −21.21%
21 Mohammadshahr 3,590 1,707 +110.31%

Tehran Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Tehran 8,693,706 8,154,051 +6.62%
2 Eslamshahr 448,129 389,102 +15.17%
6 Golestan 239,556 259,480 −7.68%
4 Qods 309,605 283,517 +9.20%
5 Malard 281,027 290,817 −3.37%
9 Varamin 225,628 218,991 +3.03%
3 Shahriar 309,607 249,473 +24.10%
8 Qarchak 231,075 191,588 +20.61%
10 Nasimshahr 200,393 157,474 +27.25%
7 Pakdasht 236,319 206,490 +14.45%
16 Pardis 73,363 37,257 +96.91%
11 Andisheh 116,062 96,807 +19.89%
12 Robat Karim 105,393 78,097 +34.95%
13 Parand 97,464 NA
19 Salehieh 58,683 56,356 +4.13%
22 Damavand 48,380 37,315 +29.65%
17 Baqershahr 65,388 59,091 +10.66%
14 Baghestan 83,934 71,861 +16.80%
15 Bumahen 79,034 53,451 +47.86%
21 Chahardangeh 49,950 46,299 +7.89%
18 Pishva 59,184 47,253 +25.25%
20 Sabashahr 53,971 47,123 +14.53%
24 Kahrizak 37,527 13,095 +186.58%
26 Vahidieh 33,249 28,405 +17.05%
28 Nasirshahr 28,644 26,935 +6.34%
25 Ferdowsieh 34,221 24,508 +39.63%
23 Hasanabad 43,922 27,859 +57.66%
27 Safadasht 32,476 19,233 +68.86%
29 Rudehen 28,533 21,477 +32.85%
30 Shahedshahr 25,544 20,865 +22.43%
31 Ferunabad 21,682 14,437 +50.18%
33 Lavasan 18,146 15,706 +15.54%
34 Firuzkuh 17,453 20,371 −14.32%
35 Ahmadabad-e Mostowfi 14,077 NA
36 Absard 10,648 9,202 +15.71%
32 Sharifabad 18,281 12,332 +48.24%
37 Fasham 6,945 7,994 −13.12%
38 Javadabad 4,844 4,903 −1.20%
39 Shemshak 3,423 NA
40 Kilan 2,882 2,981 −3.32%
41 Abali 2,758 2,522 +9.36%
42 Arjomand 1,124 1,114 +0.90%

West Azerbaijan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Urmia 736,224 667,499 +10.30%
2 Khoy 198,845 200,958 −1.05%
3 Bukan 193,501 170,600 +13.42%
4 Mahabad 168,393 147,268 +14.34%
5 Miandoab 134,425 123,081 +9.22%
6 Salmas 92,811 88,196 +5.23%
7 Piranshahr 91,515 69,049 +32.54%
8 Naqadeh 81,598 75,550 +8.01%
9 Takab 49,677 44,040 +12.80%
10 Maku 46,581 42,751 +8.96%
13 Oshnavieh 39,801 32,723 +21.63%
11 Sardasht 46,412 42,167 +10.07%
12 Shahin Dezh 43,131 38,396 +12.33%
14 Qarah Zia od Din 26,767 23,769 +12.61%
15 Showt 25,381 21,047 +20.59%
17 Rabat 15,750 12,068 +30.51%
16 Siah Cheshmeh 17,804 15,786 +12.78%
18 Poldasht 11,472 9,963 +15.15%
19 Bazargan 9,979 9,551 +4.48%
23 Tazeh Shahr 8,629 8,864 −2.65%
21 Mohammadyar 9,313 8,604 +8.24%
20 Chahar Borj 9,406 8,681 +8.35%
22 Firuraq 9,190 8,837 +3.99%
25 Dizaj Diz 8,282 7,896 +4.89%
24 Nushin 8,380 7,183 +16.66%
26 Mahmudabad 6,866 6,680 +2.78%
27 Mirabad 6,000 5,430 +10.50%
28 Qatur 5,147 4,663 +10.38%
29 Baruq 4,225 4,118 +2.60%
31 Keshavarz 4,138 3,904 +5.99%
30 Gerd Kashaneh 4,201 1,673 +151.11%
32 Ivughli 3,320 3,167 +4.83%
35 Nazok-e Olya 2,667 2,761 −3.40%
34 Qushchi 2,787 2,526 +10.33%
33 Nalus 2,973 2,938 +1.19%
36 Marganlar 2,294 2,247 +2.09%
37 Avajiq 1,663 1,516 +9.70%
36 Serow 1,800 1,530 +17.65%
38 Silvaneh 1,614 1,490 +8.32%
39 Simmineh 1,345 1,173 +14.66%
40 Zurabad 1,147 1,239 −7.43%
41 Khalifan 749 962 −22.14%

Yazd Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Yazd 529,673 486,152 +8.95%
2 Meybod 80,712 66,907 +20.63%
3 Ardakan 75,271 56,776 +32.58%
5 Bafq 45,453 33,882 +34.15%
4 Hamidiya 51,793 37,428 +38.38%
6 Mehriz 34,237 28,483 +20.20%
7 Abarkuh 27,524 23,986 +14.75%
9 Taft 18,464 15,717 +17.48%
10 Shahediyeh 18,309 16,571 +10.49%
8 Ashkezar 19,123 15,663 +22.09%
11 Herat 13,032 12,392 +5.16%
12 Zarach 11,691 10,753 +8.72%
13 Marvast 9,379 8,865 +5.80%
15 Mehrdasht 8,097 7,390 +9.57%
14 Behabad 9,232 7,652 +20.65%
16 Bafruiyeh 6,939 6,486 +6.98%
17 Ahmadabad 6,046 5,019 +20.46%
18 Nadushan 2,351 2,332 +0.81%
19 Aqda 1,754 1,809 −3.04%
20 Nir 1,740 1,620 +7.41%
21 Khezrabad 535 581 −7.92%
Rezvanshahr NA

Zanjan Province[edit]

Rank City 2016 Census 2011 Census Change
1 Zanjan 430,871 386,851 +11.38%
2 Abhar 99,285 87,396 +13.60%
3 Khorramdarreh 55,368 52,548 +5.37%
4 Qeydar 34,921 30,251 +15.44%
5 Hidaj 13,840 13,003 +6.44%
6 Sain Qaleh 12,989 11,939 +8.79%
9 Soltaniyeh 7,638 7,116 +7.34%
10 Sojas 7,037 6,666 +5.57%
11 Sohrevard 6,991 6,104 +14.53%
12 Zarrin Rud 5,664 5,530 +2.42%
7 Ab Bar 8,091 6,725 +20.31%
13 Mah Neshan 5,487 5,439 +0.88%
15 Garmab 3,823 4,021 −4.92%
14 Dandi 4,778 3,952 −17.29%
16 Nurabad 3,644 NA
17 Karasf 3,083 NA
18 Zarrinabad 2,374 2,471 −3.93%
19 Armaghankhaneh 2,149 1,945 +10.49%
20 Chavarzaq 1,733 1,753 −1.14%
21 Halab 956 1,089 −12.21%
22 Nik Pey 455 NA

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

External link[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Chaichian, Mohammad A. (2009). Town and Country in the Middle East: Iran and Egypt in the Transition to Globalization. New York: Lexington Books. ISBN 978-0-7391-2677-6.