Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525 kilometres (326 miles) from Tehran in the western part of Iran. According to the 2011 census, its population is 851,405.People mostly speak Southern Kurdish.
Kermanshah has a climate which is heavily influenced by the proximity of the Zagros mountains, classified as a hot dry summer Mediterranean climate.
Kermanshah is one of the western agricultural core of Iran that produces grain, rice, vegetable, fruits, and oilseeds, however Kermanshah is emerging as a fairly important industrial city; there are two industrial centers with more than 256 manufacturing units in the suburb of the city.
Kermanshah sights include, Bisotun Inscription, Tagh-e-bostan, Temple of Anahita, , TekyehMoavenalmolk, GhooriGhale Cave, Jamé Mosque of Kermanshah.