Mazandaran

Mazandaran

(mäzän'därän`) or

Mazanderan

(mäzän'dĕrän`), province (1991 pop. 3,793,149), c.20,400 sq mi (52,840 sq km), N Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north. Sari is the capital; other cities include Babol, Amul, and Gorgan. It is traversed by the Elburz Mts., which run parallel to the Caspian Sea and divide the province into many isolated valleys. Rice, grain, fruits, cotton, tea, tobacco, sugarcane, and silk are produced in the lowland strip along the Caspian shore. Oil wealth has stimulated industries in food processing, cement, textiles, cotton, and fishing. Mazandaran changed hands often early in its history and was incorporated into the Persian Empire by Shah Abbas I in 1596. It was formerly known as Tabaristan.
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Heads of 65 Iranian companies and enterprises representing industrial centers of Khorasan, Mazandaran, Gulistan, Birjand city, as well as the specialized economic zone of Serakhs and others took part in the meeting.
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deep gorge in Mazandaran Province, north Iran, on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 16 others.
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The helicopter crashed off the coast of Behshahr city in the east of Mazandaran province in central-northern Iran.
The delegation will visit the facilities of Neka oil terminal in Iran's northern Mazandaran province, Mousavi said.
Talking to IRNA, the manager of Economic Office of Mazandaran province said the ways for expansion of trade cooperation between this northern province and Russia would be discussed during the visit.
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