MAZANDARAN is a Caspian province in the north of Iran, located on the
southern coast of the Caspian Sea, it is bordered clockwise by the
provinces of Golestan to the east, Semnan to the south east, Tehran to
the south, Qazvin south west and Gilan by the west.
Mazandaran is one of the most densely populated provinces in Iran and
has diverse natural resources, especially large reservoirs of oil and
natural gas. ....
The region is known to have been populated from early antiquity, and
Mazandaran has changed hands among various dynasties from early in its
history. There are several fortresses remaining from Parthian and
Sassanid times, and many older cemeteries scattered throughout the
province. During this era, Mazandaran was part of Hyrcania...
The culture of Mazandaran is closely related to that of neighboring
Gilan (or Guilan) and similarities between the two are abundant. The
cuisine of the province is very rich in seafood due to its location by
the Casp ...
and Transportation: |
Mazandaran is connected to the capital of Iran, Tehran, through three
transit roads of Haraz (Amol-Rudehen), Kandovan (Chalus-Karaj), and
Firouzkouh (Qaem Shahr-Firouzkouh)...