Recently, Khorasan Province was divided into three different provinces of North Khorasan, South Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi. North Khorasan has six counties: Bojnurd, Jajarm, Esfarayen, Faruj, Shirvan, Maneh, and Samalqan. Bojnurd, located in the center of the province, is the capital.
There are some significant natural and historical attractions in North Khorasan, mostly located in Esfarayen County. Different castles, shrines and historical sites are among the main attractions of the province.