Aras Free Zone in northwestern Iran near the zero point of the border with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic is located . According to the Council of Ministers approved on 04.07.1384 with number 20708 / 530820 of Aras free zone includes an area of 9700 hectares of land under the new legislation, the staff at 9/14/1387 respect area of the region 51 thousand includes 2 parts of the city of Julfa and Kaleybar increased. Attached the notice in this range , the main area of 9700 hectares to 20,500 hectares has increased in three separate sections as part of an area of 24 thousand hectares Kaleybar city ( also known as Lou Qoli Beg ) and the area around the dam area of 6100 hectares Khdafryn customs range Nvrdvz ( Iran's border with Armenia ) with total area of 51000 hectares total area of 240 hectares, comprises Aras Free zone .
Geographic location , and extent of Julfa city of Julfa in the northwestern city of East Azarbaijan , between 45 and 17 degrees to 46 degrees 31 minutes east longitude between 38 degrees and 39 minutes north latitude to 39 degrees 2 minutes north of the border as a narrow strip is located in the north of the Aras River and the republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Nakhichevan and leads. The city has an area of 1670/31 sq km of the city of Marand and Ahar Kaleybar cities around the eastern and south of the city are also Hmsayhgan . The average width of 17 km in the city , and its length is 100 km . Julfa city center, 135 km northwest of the city of Tabriz and Marand is located 65 km north of the city . The small town of Julfa area is one of the 1670/31 square kilometers only 3/4 of the total area of the province in its coverage of which is in Class XII . Central part of the city of Julfa , villages takes a brave and sash . Brave and the town of Julfa district of limited geographical range Hadyshhr sash villages are located geographically . The political divisions of the city of Julfa two parts , namely the central and western parts Dyzmar Syhrvd and 5 districts namely , Nvjh October , sash , owners are brave . According to the 1383 Badyhay inhabitants of Julfa city of 73,219 villages .