The people of Kerman are Persians, and most are Shi’a Muslims. Kerman has a small but culturally significant Zoroastrian minority. The city is home to many athletic teams representing different sports. Mes Kerman is the major football team of the city. Kerman is one of the leading cities in Iran in the field of health and many people from neighboring provinces such as Sistan and Baluchestan, Hormozgan visit the city for medical care.