Bandar-e Torkaman (bänˈdär-ā) (tôrˌkämänˈ) town, Mazandaran prov., N Iran, on the Caspian Sea. The town has fisheries and serves as the northern terminus of the Trans-Iranian Railway, which runs to the Persian Gulf. The town was formerly known as Bandar-e Shah.
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