Interesting facts about Kerman | Let's Go Iran
5 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 5.00

Kerman, as one of the metropolises of Iran, is a region full of human and natural tourist attractions. In this article, get acquainted with the interesting facts and points of Kerman.

The city of Kerman and Kerman province, in general, has many tourist attractions. From the historical and natural attractions of this region to the culture of its people, everything is an excuse for this province to become the jewel of the desert plateau of Iran.

In this article, we also deal with interesting facts and points from Kerman.

1. The city of Kerman is one of the oldest cities on the Iranian plateau. According to some historians and researchers, the history of human habitation and settlement in it dates back to 4,000 BC.

2. If we consider "our work" as two words, "work" جنگ means war and "we" means place, which collectively means "place of heroism and battle".

3. Also, some geographers have called the old name of this city "Gwashir". It is said that Gawashir was the city of Ardeshir which gradually became Gawashir. The city that Ardeshir Babakan had built in the current Kerman region.

4. Kerman Municipality Organization was established in 1289 AH.

5. The population of this city is about 600 thousand people; But the population of Kerman metropolis, including informal settlements and suburbs, reaches 700,000 people.

6. Today, the city of Kerman is divided into 4 urban areas.

7. Kerman province with 11% of the total area of ​​the country is the largest province of Iran.

8. Kerman occupies about 30% of the country's gardens. Its most important garden products are pistachios, dates, citrus fruits and dried fruits such as walnuts and almonds.

9. Pistachio with an area of ​​more than 40,000 hectares is the dominant crop of Kerman.

10. The city of Kerman with 1756 meters above sea level is the third-highest city in the country after Shahrekord and Yasuj.

11. The vast majority of the people of Kerman, like other central regions of the country, are of Aryan and Persian descent. Also, during the past periods, Baluch, Lor, Turk and Lak tribes have gradually become residents of this region.

12. As mentioned, with the migration of different ethnic groups to the Kerman region, a great variety has been created in the dialect of this region. Now there are different dialects and dialects in Kerman; But the main dialect is Persian and the dialect is Kermani. Of course, it goes without saying that the people of Kerman, more than other parts of the country, speak Old Persian, which is "Dari Persian".

13. Currently, about two thousand Zoroastrians live in Kerman. These religious minorities continue to hold their own rituals and ceremonies, such as the celebration of the century and the celebration of Mehregan.

14. Kerman has a variety of traditional and tasty dishes, the most famous of which is Halim Badamjan.

15. Kerman traditional sweets include kalepe, kamachsen, khorramabriz, hajbadam, pistachio, coconut, sohan zarandi, qatab and barshtuk.

16. Kerman titanium mine is the only mine of this metal in Iran. Iron, coal and copper mines are also other mines in this area.

17 Kerman coal mines meet part of the needs of Isfahan Steel Plant. Also, the copper resources of Kerman origin are one of the richest and purest copper mines in the world.

۱۸. Kerman handicrafts include shawls, rugs and cashmere, among which rug embroidery is more ancient. Workshop handicrafts also include carpet weaving, jajim weaving, kilim weaving and bag weaving.

19. For Kerman machine industries, we can also mention cement making, beverage making, sugar, coal and copper. The province's mines have a valuable role in supplying the raw materials needed by the country's industries.

20. For the last case, it is interesting to know that the Kerman windmill tourism complex is the largest windmill structure in the Middle East that has a ceremonial use. The building of this building is one of the most unique structures designed and executed in Iran, which was put into operation in 2015. Its outer structure is 26 meters high and 12 meters in diameter. This building includes 2 floors of restaurant and reception hall and a kitchen floor.

Homestay tours in Iran Creative Tourism in Iran

Iran ski tours Travel to Iran with Kids

 
  • Tehran > Kashan > Isfahan > Shiraz > Firoozabad > Shiraz > Tehran

    8 Days

    In this itinerary you would be able to experience real Iran first hand. Enjoying local activities, staying in local homes and attending local gatherings.

    More Details
  • It has been always letsgoiran's pleasure to be the pioneer in special tours and services to show our real Iran from special and various tourists' point of view. After many culinary, medical, eco and other kinds of tours, this time we have operated a tour for an eager and successful pilot who started his trip around the world from Iran with his wife and his own airplane.

    More Details
  • Tehran > Ahvaz > Shiraz > Kerman > Yazd > Isfahan

    15 Days

    The Nourouz is a traditional festival of the Iranians, which celebrate the New Year of the Persian calendar. Symbol of rebirth and renewal. The Iranians take advantage of Norouz's holiday to visit their families, friends and relatives. Great festivals are organized on the occasion of Norouz.

    They are often found around a table with Haft Sîn , 7 specific objects corresponding to the 7 creations and the 7 immortals. Gifts are also sometimes exchanged.

    More Details
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Isfahan > Ramsar > Masooleh

    13 Days

    Amazing nature awaits you at the end of your trip. You will go through some of the most important hotspots before relaxing in mesmerizing nature at the end of the tour

    More Details
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Persepolise > Yazd > Isfahan

    10 Days  

    Food is a wonderful vehicle for discovering Iran, with its fabulous regional produce featuring in stews, rice dishes, kebabs, and desserts. Join us on this journey.

    More Details
  • 'TWO RELIGIONS, TWO CULTURES' a trip combining  the first Christian country in the world - ARMENIA with an extensive visit to northern IRAN, and as well the southern towns of Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Persepolis and Yazd. The tour is  planned to start end September 2011. A chance for you to drink Shiraz in Shiraz ??
    The itinerary has now been finalised.  Look under  " Armenia - Iran "
    Please inform me if you are interested so that I can continue planning and organisation.

    More Details
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Javarg Village > Sepidan > Isfahan > Abyaneh > Kashan glimpse of iran s rural life tour map

    7 Days

    In this tour, you can get familiar with two different cultures at the same time, simple rural life next to nomadic life in Sepidan.

    More Details
  • Tehran > 1h 30m plane > Shiraz > 1h plane > Isfahan4days

    4 Days

    A short trip through the three major touristic cities of Iran to catch a glimpse of the beauty of the country.

    More Details
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Yazd > Isfahan > Kashan

    12 Days 

    The Persian Empire is the name given to a series of dynasties centered in modern-day Iran that spanned several centuries—from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D.

    More Details
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all