Yazd is an ancient word that refers to "Yasht", "Yasen" or "Yazt" and is close to the concepts of worship.
Yazd province's land of Qanats and Windmill is over 3,000 years old with scattered ancient remains around it such as the inscriptions of Mount Ernan, the carved pottery of Narin-e-Meybod, and the architectural works found there.
Yazd is a province in central Iran with north of Khorasan Razavi, northwest with Semnan, west with Isfahan, east with south Khorasan, south, and southwest with Fars and neighboring east and southeast with Kerman.
The dry land of the province has made agriculture possible only in some parts. Some of the province's products are pomegranate, pistachio, cereal, cotton, sugar beet, sesame, and date.
Yazd province has some special animal species, which makes a considerable part of this province dedicated to protected areas. Iranian Grave, Caracal, Bozmaje, belly bug, and Asian cheetah live in the area.
Situated on the global dry belt, the province has dry, warm, long summers and cold, almost humid winters. From early March to early May, when the weather is mild, it is a good time to travel to cities in the province.
Yazd city is the capital of Yazd province and lies in a wide dry arid valley between the Shirkuh and Kharang Mountains. This city is bounded on the north by Ardakan city, on the east by Bafq city, on the south by Taft city and on the west by Isfahan province. The city has been expanding since the fifth century and the Atabaks have played a significant part in the city's development. Most scholars in the seventh and eighth centuries made the city the center of their activity to guard against the Mongol invasion.