Ardebil province with an area of about
18000 square Kilometers , has allocated
1.09 percent of total area to the Islamic Republic of Iran .The province has
bordered from north by the country of Azerbaijan Republic, by the province of
Gilan from east, by East Azerbaijan province from west and from south by Zanjan
province and with a civilization of 7 thousand years , now has 10 cities ,26 towns,29 districts
and 71 township villages. The centers of province cities are Ardabil, Bile
Savar, Pars Abad, Meshkinshahr, Khalkhal, Germi,Kosar, Namin, Nir and
Sarein. Special geographic and topographic features mountain
range at an altitude of more than four thousand meters and on the top of it is
Sabalan mountain and extensive plains make this province in terms of rainfall
in better situation.
1-Advantages and capabilities of investment in In
dustry , Mine and Business Sectors in
►There are large industrial complexes such as Ardebil
cement , tire , and chipboard , matches , potato products , diary products
casting industries , textile , cubic sugar ,machine manufacturing and so on.
factories play an important role with high investment capabilities that can
develop small industries on lower levels.
►Having a suitable opportunity in terms of proximity to
Azerbaijan on transit and trade on the north and the possibility of exchanging
electricity with neighboring countries.
►Owenership of oil resources in Moghan.
►Having renewable energy resources.
►The existence of transferable lands and industrial estates for establishing
►Proximity of most industrial estates to main roads and
►The formation of special economic zone and free trade zone
►The existence of Mineralization talent , diversity of
specific geologic Phenomena and Zanjan’s Locating on global
copper zoneTarom , Garadagh , Sablan , Gooshe mountains , Sungun and its
similarity to Zanjan , Sungun and Ahar areas , suggests that Ardebil province
has actual potentials in various sectors in the field of consuming materials
and studies representing the diversity of geological phenomena in the range of
Ardebil province which can be achived by investing in systematic exploration of
suitable mineral obtaining particularly in strategic metals such as gold ,
copper , zinc , lead and molybdenum and so on.
2. Advantages and capabilities of investment on
Agricultural sector in province .
►Existence of good agriculture land in the
province specially in three fertile plains of Ardebil , Meshginshar and Moghan.
►Annual production of about 3.9 million
tons of different agricultural products.
► Having a suitable climate for growing
and harvesting and planting of various crops in a crop year.
► Moghan and Pars agro - industrial and
animal husbandry companies and distribution centers and development of
► supply water to agricultural lands
through dams of Sabalan,Khodafarin,Emarat,Kivi and yamchi.
►There are more
talented workforce and specially educated youths in related courses with
►The possibility of easy and Plentiful access on agricultural
products as raw material for processing industries.
►The existence of research stations and
agricultural schools and agricultural colleges and faculties.
►Fandogloo forests (4700 hectares) as
unique forests in the country.
► The rich resources of forest , pasture and varied
Vegetation for the development of forestry activities, animal husbandry and
3 - Advantages and capabilities of
investment in the tourism sector in the province:
► Shorabil lake in the center of Ardabil
city as a suitable place for people recreation and suitable for investment in
►Meshginshahr suspension bridge as the
Middle East longest suspension bridge with365 meter length.
►City lake and forty
steps waterfall in pars Abad ,planted fruit orchards of kesht-sanaat Moghan
,shasavan tribal winter quarters, water filled Qarasu river , and Aras boundary
ski field: in 24km sarein and to
altitude 3200 meters above sea level.
► Lake of Neor at 48km southeast Ardebil
toward khalkhal in Baghro mountainous valleys , is one of the most beautiful
and most spectacular lakes of Iran.
►Springs and natural mineral waters as the spontaneous in
the nature. Due to the Variety of these springs Ardebil province also has known
as heaven land. With a beautiful, distinctive and word-class facilities
available to the public, specially foreign tourists in the world.
►Fandoghloo tourist and forest area and
Heiran telecabin in 30 KM of Ardebil city and 10 KM of the south of Namin city
.This area because of owning unique forest-pasture attraction has in his heart
beautiful Heiran winding road with various attractions , placed unique
spectacular to the users of the telecabin.
►Funding required infrastructure (water,
electricity, gas) to the site of project (entrance of tourism areas)
►Providing banking finance after 20
percent of cost and physical progress of the project by investor, supply 80
percent of the total cost of the project by the banks and financial
institutions will be contracted with the Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and
►Allocating 6 percent of subsidized of bank facilities to
the projects that presented to the banks to obtain loans by the Cultural
Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization.