Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province
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Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari Province
استان چهارمحال و بختیاری
Counties of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province
Location of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in Iran
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|Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province Historical population|
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province (
It has an area of 16,332 square kilometers, and had a population of 895,263 in 2011.
The history of the province is tied largely to that of the
The people of this province have had a subsistence economy. They have gained a reputation as excellent, if not the best, horsemen in Iran. The people of this province have practiced the Pahlevani wrestling/combat style of the traditional
The people have other specific customs associated with their tribal lives. Special forms of music, dance, and clothing are noteworthy.