Esfahan, half of the world

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