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The need for integrated and balanced development in third world countries, including Iran, has made the recognition of the characteristics of different regions and inequality between them inevitable. Recognizing regions in terms of development indicators and comparing them is considered as the first step in regional planning besides making balance and social justice between regions. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the level of development of intra- regional provinces of regions (1, 2, 8 and 9) of the country that is conducted in terms of economic size. This study is a descriptive-analytic research. In this research study ANP model is used to weight the indices and to analyze the data Multi Criteria Decision Making Prometheus and Gaia is used. The results show that in regions (1,2,8,9) of the country the provinces East Azarbaijan, Mazandaran, Fars and Kermanare being ranked as the first with favorable economic situation; whereas, the provinces Ardebil, Golestan, Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad and Sistan and Baluchestan are ranked as the last with very weak economic situation. The results of this study show that there is a significant relationship between the regional center and attracting economic facilities. So that in the first area (East Azarbaijan), in Region 2 (Mazandaran), in the 8th Region (Fars Province) and in Region 9 (Kerman)are located in the central region and compared to its neighboring provinces have favorable economic conditions. The investigation of the inter-regional differences indicates that in terms of economic development region 2 is ranked as the first region 1 as the second, region 8 as the third and region 9 as the last. The results also show that in order to achieve balanced spatial development in the provinces of regions (1, 2, 8 and 9) in future programs of national planning, Ardebil, Golestan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad and Sistan-Baluchestan meet very high priority and Hormozgan province meet high priority, West Azerbaijan provinces, Gilan and Bushehr medium priority, Kerman and Fars low priority and the provinces of East Azerbaijan and Mazandaran with very weak priority.