عنوان مقاله [English]
Geopolitical significance of geoscientists is based on a set of fixed and changing factors, all of which derive from the geographic algebra of that region. Lorestan province in west of Iran is one of the areas with a lot of potential for playing a geostrategic role. The purpose of this research is to analyze geopolitical capacities of this region. The main question of the article is that what is the status of the western region of Iran, especially the Lorestan province, in terms of fixed components and geographic variables? This article is a descriptive-analytical in terms of its purpose and method and nature. The article uses a combination of survey and descriptive-analytical methods to analyze and study the subject matter of the study. AHP method was used to analyze the data from the SWAT model and to measure the weight of the measurements. The statistical population of this dissertation is M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Political Geography of Islamic Azad University of Garmsar Branch and sample size is 50. The results of this paper show that the West region of Iran and Lorestan province are one of the areas that can be considered as areas with weight and geopolitical importance because of the fact that they have constant and geographically wide and strategic variables. In fact, the most important result of this paper is that the weight of geographic constant components in Lorestan province is higher than the standard mean but in terms of variable components of the region, due to the weakness of management and planning, it has not been able to be balanced in parallel with the variable factors reflecting the position Geopolitics of West Iran is based on Lorestan.