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Introduction

ALBORZ Province is 31st provinces of Iran, centered in Karaj. Alborz Province was formed by division of Tehran Province into two provinces, after the Parliamentary approval on June 23, 2010.
Situating in northwest of Tehran, it has 4 counties, Karaj, Savojbolagh, Taleghan and Nazarabad. Karaj as it's seat, is situated 20 km west of Tehran, at the foothills of the Alborz mountains, being the fifth largest city, with the population of 1,377,450  after Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan and Tabriz. Alborz Province is the smallest province of Iran. (Read More)

 

History
The history of Karaj dates back many centuries. The stone built Zoroastrian fire temple of Takht-e-Rostam from the Parthian era is a testament to this. The Soleimanieh palace (currently housing a college of Agriculture) (Read More)
Alborz Today
The economical base for Karaj is its proximity to Tehran, where transportation of products between the capital and the Caspian Sea is central. Chemicals, fertilizers and
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Road and Transportation:
Karaj is connected by Highways and railway to Tehran 40 km east and Qazvin 100 km northwest, and by commuter rail to Tehran subway system (Metro). The highway system includes three highways (Read More)

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