Langarud

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Langroud
لنگرود
city
Langroud is located in Iran
Langroud
Langroud
Coordinates: 37°11′49″N 50°09′13″E / 37.19694°N 50.15361°E / 37.19694; 50.15361Coordinates: 37°11′49″N 50°09′13″E / 37.19694°N 50.15361°E / 37.19694; 50.15361
Country Iran
Province Gilan
County Langroud
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 65,369
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Langarud (Persian: لنگرود‎, also Romanized as Langarūd, Langerūd, and Langarood; also known as Shahr-e Langarūd1) is a city in and the capital of Langarud County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 65,369, in 18,875 families.2

Langarud is located on the south coast of the Caspian Sea. The small village Espili, the main location of the film Gilaneh, or Gilane (directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahhab), is situated in the South of Langerood. One of the most important tourist attractions of Langarud is Chamkhaleh coasts. It provides guests with jockeying and yachting and beach landscape. Javadian Company is located in Langarud. It belongs to Mr. Javadian and is the first donut producing company that met the quality standards of Iranian Standard Organization. The old city is divided in two parts by Langeroud river. When NADER Shah was king of Iran, Langeroud had one of most important dockyards in the north of Iran as Mr.Rabino says. The most famous archaeological place in Langeroud pole is pole kheshti, a historical bridge across the Langeroud river.3

See also

References

  1. ^ Langarud can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3072884" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Langeroud". Flickr. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 







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