Kerman is located on a high margin of Kavir-e Lut (Lut Desert) in the south-central part of Iran. Kerman also known as Carmania, is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 821,394, in 221,389 households, making it among the 10th most populous city of Iran.
Kerman Province is the largest province of the 31 provinces of Iran, with an area of 183,285 km2 (70,767 sq mi), that encompasses nearly 11 percent of the land area of Iran.
Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage. The city is home to many historic mosques and Zoroastrian fire temples. Kerman is also on the list of the recent world’s 1000 cleanest cities. Kerman is also a former capital of Iran, a position that it held during several periods. It is located on a large, flat plain, 1,036 km (643 mi) south of Tehran, the capital of Iran.
Natural attractions include thermal and mineral springs, recreational areas, verdant spaces, altitudes and peaks, lakes, pools, protected areas and the special desert features for adventure seekers made Kerman a mysteriousas well as a beatiful place. Kerman is more than 300 days sunny during a year.
The economy of Kerman is mostly based on farming and also mining. Sarcheshmeh Copper mine is the second biggest copper mine in the world. Pistachio is an important source of economy in Kerman, with Kerman province being the biggest producer of pistachio in Iran and all over the world.
The majestic desert of Kerman makes any one enjoy seeing soft blue sky. The night vision of the desert is wonderful. So, if you plan to go to Kerman do not forget to bring your telescope. You can enjoy overnight camping in the desert and sleeping under the starry night sky.
Do not waste your precious time in Kerman Iran looking for closed museums or disappointing monuments! Discover historic sights without other tourists in site. “Allow three to four nights to experience all the highlights of Kerman Iran and it’s surrounding area – trust me, you won’t be disappointed!” Jordan said in his own experince.
Shahdad the most mysterious town of Kerman or probably the world. The complete desert beside a wide green area called Sirch. The Kaluts is best seen at sunrise or sunset due to the dramatically changing color, you just can’t visit Kerman without making the trip out there.
Shahdad is a city and capital of Shahdad District, in Kerman County, Kerman Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4,097, in 1,010 families. This region is known among geologists as one of the “geothermal poles”. When you suddenly open your eyes in the heart of Lut Desert and see strange soil structures and there are many of them as far as they meet the eyes, you feel yourself in a new city. The very desert dryness might drag many tourists from green lands of Europe to Iran. If you plan to travel there do not forget to order Kashkiloo. You will see what is it when you go there! 🙂