Amirkola

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Amirkola
اميركلا
city
Amirkola is located in Iran
Amirkola
Amirkola
Coordinates: 36°35′53″N 52°39′54″E / 36.59806°N 52.66500°E / 36.59806; 52.66500Coordinates: 36°35′53″N 52°39′54″E / 36.59806°N 52.66500°E / 36.59806; 52.66500
Country  Iran
Province Mazandaran
County Babol
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 25,186
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Amirkola (Persian: اميركلا‎‎, also Romanized as Amīrkolā, Amīr Kolā, and Amīr Kalā; also known as Amir Qal‘en)[1] is a city in the Central District of Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 25,186, in 6,923 families.[2]

Famous residents[edit]

Among famous people of the town may be named the Safavid era poet Amir Pazevari and the Ayatollahs Ali Asghar Mazandarani (1826–1911) and Mohammad Mehdi Emami Mazandarani (1879-1958).

Historic places[edit]

Two historic places are an old public bath (Hammam), built by Haj Molla Khalil Mazandarani of the Khalili Amiri family, early 19th century, and the Chehelsotoon complex, both in the old district of the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amirkola can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3053063" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11. 
Amirkola. 1972. School ceremony with dignitaries and a representative of Iran Scout Organization