kerman province with the area of 181, 714 sq. km and the population of 2652413, is bounded by the provinces of Sistan & Baluchestan on the west, Yazd on the north, and Khorasan on the northeast. It includes the southern part of the central Iranian desert, Dasht-e Lut.
The city`s many districts are surrounded by mountains and the northern part of the city is located in an arid desert area, while the highland of the southern part of the city enjoys a more moderate climate. The mean elevation of the city is about 1755 m above sea level.The main townships of Kerman province are: Baft, Bardsir, Bam, Jiroft, Rafsanjan, Zarand, Sirjan, Shahr-e-Babak, Kerman, Mahan and Kohnoj.