About Fars Province

Fars province is in the south of the country, and its administrative center is Shiraz. The etymology of the word "Persian", found in many ancient names associated with Iran, is derived from the historical importance of this region.

There are three distinct climatic regions in the Fars Province. First, the mountainous area of the north and northwest with moderate cold winters and mild summers. Secondly, the central regions, with relatively rainy mild winters, and hot dry summers. The third region located in the south and southeast, has cold winters with hot summers.

Capital of Province



Shiraz is the fifth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. It has a moderate climate and is regarded as one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia.
See Shiraz