Climate : Cold
Area : 31/1670
Population : ۵۳٫۵۷۹
Jolfa (Persian: جلفا; also Romanized as Jolfā, Julfa, and Dzhulfi) is a city in and capital of Jolfa County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 4,983, in 1,365 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Siah Rud District. The county has three cities: Jolfa, Hadishahr, and Siah Rud.
Jolfa is located to the north of Tabriz, separated by the Aras River from ...see more its northern neighbor and namesake, the town of Julfa in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Some 18,000 students study in the regional schools and 450 students attend the universities from all over the country. The employed population of the city work in service, administrative, transport, customs, banks and insurance as well as in other trade and urban activities. The majority of the rural population are farmers. With the increasing level of education and the popularity of mechanical agriculture, there are increasing numbers of young, qualified people entering the work force.