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Karaj
كرج
Ceety
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Karaj is located in Iran
Karaj
Karaj
Coordinates: 35°50′08″N 51°00′37″E / 35.83556°N 51.01028°E / 35.83556; 51.01028
Kintra  Iran
Province Alborz
Coonty Karaj
Bakhsh Central
Elevation 1,312 m (4,304 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,086,000
 • Population Rank in Iran 5t
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 0263

Karaj (Persian: كرج pronounced [kæˈɾædʒ], an aw Romanizit as Karadj, Karadje, an Karej; kent as Qaşabeh-e Karaj, Heredi, Keredi, an Leredi)[1] is a ceety in an the caipital o Karaj Coonty, Alborz Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population wis 1,377,450, in 385,955 faimilies, makkin it the fift-lairgest ceety in Iran efter Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan an Tabriz.[2][3]) It is situatit 20 kilometres (12 mi) wast o Tehran, at the fuithills o the Alborz muntains. Housomeivver, the ceety is increasingly becomin an extension o metropolitan Tehran.

Karaj is maistly famous acause o its academic an educational complexes alang wi tourist attractions.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Karaj can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3069644" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. "Census o the Islamic Republic o Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic o Iran. Archived from the original on 2010-11-16. 
  3. [1]; see an aw Leet o Iranian ceeties bi population