عنوان مقاله [English]
The last decades of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st century is characterized by an integration process which is referred to as globalization. The process of globalization and its impact on cities including important things that is very important in today's world. One of the major issues of this trend is the emergence of competition between different cities. Studies to date on the major urban competitiveness, have been conducted on the economic dimension. But it should be noted that due to the issues of sustainable development, competitiveness with economic, social and environmental. In the present study, economic, social and environmental urban competitiveness have been studied in order to measure the competitiveness of the 31 provinces of Iran. This study, in terms of purpose, applied research and in terms of nature, is descriptive analytical. The population of all the provinces in 1390 to analyze the competitiveness is used of 56 provinces index. The model used in this research is VIKOR and Morris. The results of VIKOR and Morris techniques was divided to groups with average ranks integration and competitiveness can be high, medium and low. The results show that the integration techniques of Tehran, Isfahan, Fars, Khorasan, Khuzestan, West Azarbaijan, Yazd, Mazandaran, East Azarbaijan, respectively, of the high competitiveness And Kurdistan, Zanjan, Qazvin, Iran, Ilam, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, South Khorasan and Northern Khorasan low competitiveness of their power. So in order to increase competitiveness among the provinces, the provinces that have low competitive ability, should be a priority for planners and specialists.