Jolfa is a city in and capital of Jolfa County in East Azerbaijan Province. Its population is around 4,983 in 1,365 families. It is located in the north of Tabriz, separated by the Aras River from its northern neighbor and namesake, the town of Jolfa in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The employed population of the city work in service, administrative, transport, customs, banks and insurance as well as in other trade and urban activities. The majority of the rural population is farmers.