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South Khorasan Province

استان خراسان جنوبی
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Location of South Khorasan within Iran
Country  Iran
Capital Birjand
Counties 11
Area
 • Total 69,555 km2 (26,855 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total 636,420
 • Density 9.14988/km2 (23.6981/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+03:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+04:30 (IRST)
Main language(s) Persian

South Khorasan Province (Persian: استان خراسان جنوبی Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Jonūbī ) is a province in eastern Iran. Birjand is the centre of the province. Other major cities include Ferdows, Tabas and Qaen.

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