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Golestan province is one of the northern provinces of Iran. The center of this province is Gorgan.
Golestan is the new name of the historical land known as the Astarabad in the history of the seventh century AH (Gorgan province) and from the beginning of the 10th century (Gurjan) and from March 1316 in Gorgan. This province was part of Mazandaran province until 1376, but it became an independent province in that year and the city of Gorgan was chosen as its center. Most of the present-day cities of the province are not much of a fortune, and have grown up of villages, in other words, the countryside is considered a city. However, the cities of Gorgan and Gonbad-Kavas are rooted in history. The villages of Golestan province are concentrated and close. These villages are in the longitudinal direction along the roads and rivers, and in the mountainous sections are bridges.
According to the 2006 census, the population of Golestan province is 1, 617, 087, of which 732699 are urban and 894539 rural residents. In the province, only two cities of Gorgan (274, 438) and Gonbad Kavoos (129, 167) have a population of more than 100 thousand people.
There are several tribes in the province, including Turkmen, Persian speakers, Sistanias, Baluchs, Turks (Azerbaijani and Qizilbash), Mazandaran, and Cossacks.
Farsis are divided into two groups of natives and migrants. Native Farses speak more Gurgan, Kutuli, and Mazandaran dialects. Immigrants to the province are also Sistan, Baluch, Semnani and Khorasani. Farsi languages are mostly located in the central and southern provinces of Mazandaran in the western part of the province. Azeri in Gonbad Kavous and Golestan Cossacks also live in Gorgan.
Turkmens live in the eastern, central and northern parts of the province as well as in the provincial capital, they are Sunni and speak Turkmen.
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