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Golestan Province

استان گلستان
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Location of Golestan Province in Iran
Country  Iran
Region Region 1
Capital Gorgan
Counties 14
Area
 • Total 20,367 km2 (7,864 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total 1,868,819
 • Density 91.7572/km2 (237.650/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Area code(s) 017
Main language(s)

Persian

Mazandarani
Turkmen
HDI (2017) 0.778
high · 20th
Website http://golestanp.ir/

Golestan Province (Persian: استان گلستان, Ostān-e Golestān) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. Its capital is Gorgan. It is to the south of Caspian Sea.


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