Sistan-Baluchestan Province

Sistan-Baluchestan Province
180,726 km²
Language (s)
Persian, Baluchi


Main Cities
Chabahar, Qasar-qand, Dalgan, Hirmand, Iranshahr, Khash, Konarak, Saravan, Sarbaz, Zabol, Zahedana, Zehak, Nimrouz, Mirjaveh, Mehrestan, Hamoun, Fonuj
Cover (s)
Baluch men wear a long shirt, white turban, a thick belt and handmade socks. Baluch men tie turbans around their heads, but hanging from one side. Their pants are often white and made of thin fabric. Baloch women wear a long dress with the open collar, which is covered with a large scarf. Most women walk bare-foot and some others walk in socks. Baluch give high importance to their traditional embroidered garments. Their garments are based on Iranian designs with green, scarlet, orange and black as predominant colors.
Famous Shopping Centers
Rasouli bazaar, Hamun business centre, Salmanzadeh Bazaar, Ahmad mall
Famous Handicraft (s)
Kilim weaving, carpet and rug weaving, embroidery including other needle art works, pottery making and jewelry making can be mentioned as the handicrafts of this province.
Sistan and Baluchestan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is in the southeast of the country, bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan and its capital is Zahedan. The province comprises two sections, Sistan in the north and Baluchestan in the south.
The combined Sistan and Baluchestan province today accounts for one of the driest regions of Iran with a slight increase in rainfall from east to west, and an obvious rise in humidity in the coastal regions. The province is subject to seasonal winds from different directions.
Museum (s)
British Embassy (Museum of Anthropology in Sistan), Chabahar local museum, Zahedan Museum, the Museum of Posts and Telecommunications, Shahr-e Sukhte (burnt city) Museum, Saravan local museum, the Museum of soil, Iranshahr Museum, Museum of Quran.
Site Attractions (s)
Shahr-e Sukhte (burnt city), Bampour Castle, Hamoon Lake, Chabahar Beach, Ladiz Cave, Zahedan Castle Baluchestan, Naseri Castle in Iranshahr, Gholaman (slaves) outfall, Rostam castle, Varmal temple, Tasuki hills, the Anglo-Iranian bank, the citadel of Mirjmal sheriff, Varmal citadel, Bampur, Sarbaz (soldier) castle, Spidezh historical site, Khash Castle, Tis Jame Mosque, Guatamak Irandegan Cave in Khash, Sadaky Irandegan Cave in Khash, Khoshabad-goo Cave, …


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