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Today in many cases, urban tourism is considered as the beginning part of sustainable development of cities in developing regions and beginning of proper planning to achieve sustainable urban tourism and identifying areas' potential in this view. Among the potential of these areas, in relation with the urban tourism, the Urban Tourism Infrastructures can be referred. The first purpose of this research, is the ranking of East Azarbaijan province counties in terms of urban tourism infrastructures and second, to determine the distribution of urban tourism infrastructures in the province, using TOPSIS and SAW Techniques and Pearson's skewness coefficient. This research is a descriptive - analytical and data collection was made by documentary method. The results of this study show that, firstly, the counties of Tabriz, Maragheh and Shabestar are the three first and the counties, Varzeqan, Charoymaq and Khodafryn are the three last of East Azerbaijan province in urban tourism infrastructures ranking. Second, using Pearson's skewness coefficient indicates that the distribution of urban tourism infrastructures in the counties of East Azarbaijan province is asymmetric with positive skewness.