Esfahan lies at the heart of Iran, 414 km south of Tehran, in the lush Zayandeh Rood plain, at the foothills of Zagros mountain range. The city enjoys temperate climate and four separable seasons. No obstacles exist as far as 90 km north of Esfahan and cool northern winds blow in this direction. She stands at an average elevation of 1500 meters above sea level.
The southern and western approaches of Esfahan are mountains and is bordered northward and eastward by fertile plains. Thus, her climate is a varying one and occasionally rainy, with a precipitation average ranging 100 to 150 mm.
Esfahan province has a population of around 4 million, of which 1.6 million live in the city of Esfahan. This city has many historical places, some of them belong to after Islam, mostly to the Safavid era.
Esfahan, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque