The capital of Hamedan province is Hamadan. The province is located in west of Iran in a mountainous region. Hamedan is the oldest city in Iran and one of the oldest cities in the world. The area is 19,368 square kilometers.
Hamadan is the capital of a province with the same name. The city is located at an altitude of 1741 meters above the sea level. This city was one of the capitals of Iran during the Achaemenid, Parthian, Sassanid, Buyid and Seljuk eras. Hamadan is the capital of Iranian history and civilization.