Kerman is the largest province of the 31 provinces of Iran. In the altitudes and heights of the province, there are the continuation of the central mountain ranges of Iran. They extend from the volcanic folds beginning in Azerbaijan and, by branching out in the central plateau of Iran, terminate in Baluchistan. The Lut desert (Dasht-e Lut) is a large salt desert located in Kerman Province and was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List on July 17th, 2016. The city of Kerman and the surrounding regions have a semi-moderate and dry climate.
Farming is still the main source of income for this province. Pistachio with different varieties, is a special fruit and is also the famous souvenir of Kerman. On the other hand, it is one of the most valuable agricultural products which supports part of the country’s economy. Also, Kerman has the second largest copper mine of the world in Sarcheshmeh. Carpet weaving is also another craft that has made this city quite famous among Iranians and the people of the world since long time ago.
Fabulous architecture, a variety of local culture, Zoroastrian faith and fire temples, traditional handicrafts and beautiful landscapes and attractions such as Arg-e Rayen, Arg-e Bam, Shazdeh Mahan Garden, Grand Bazar, Jameh Mosque, National library and etc are some of the famous attractions of this province, welcoming numerous visitors every year.