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Qom Province

استان قم
Map of Iran with Qom highlighted
Location of Qom within Iran
Country  Iran
Capital Qom
Counties 1
Area
 • Total 11,526 km2 (4,450 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total 1,064,456
 • Density 92.353/km2 (239.192/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s) Persian
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Qom is one of the 30 provinces of Iran with an area 11,237 km². About 2 million people live in the Qom Province. The capital of the province is Qom.

Sights

The following lists some of the sights of the Qom Province of Iran that are the most visited:

  • Kahak Cave
  • Vashnuh Cave
  • Howz e Soltan Salt Lake
  • Namak Great Salt Lake
  • Mar'ashi Najafi Library, with over 500,000 handwritten texts and copies.
  • Astaneh Moqaddaseh Museum
  • Qom Bazaar
  • Feyzieh Seminary
  • Jamkaran Mosque
  • Qom Jame' Mosque
  • Qom Atiq Mosque
  • A'zam Mosque
  • Shrine of Hazrat Masoumeh


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