Naushahr

Naushahr

 

(also Nowshahr), a city in Iran, in the province of Mazanderan. Population, 10,000 (1971). The city has a port on the Caspian Sea. Food processing and the wood products and textile industries are important. The city is also the center of an agricultural region (rice, tea, citrus fruits, and silk).

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1420-70) erstwhile capital of Naushahr and the more historic older parts of Srinagar city, Zadibal with the Maarak at its heart has since then served as the focus of Shi'ite cultural and religious activities in the region.