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Alborz Province

Ostāne Alborz
Map of Iran with Alborz highlighted
Location of the Alborz Province within Iran
Country  Iran
Region Region 1
Capital Karaj
Counties 6
Area
 • Total 5,833 km2 (2,252 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 2,712,400
 • Density 465.01/km2 (1,204.37/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+04:30 (IRDT)
Area code(s) 026
Main language(s) Persian

Alborz Province (Persian: استان البرز, Ostān-e Alborz ) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Karaj.

Alborz Province was created by division of Tehran Province into two provinces, after the Parliamentary approval on 23 June 2010, and was introduced as 31st province of Iran.

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