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Asara is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°02′11″N 51°11′39″E / 36.03639°N 51.19417°E / 36.03639; 51.19417Coordinates: 36°02′11″N 51°11′39″E / 36.03639°N 51.19417°E / 36.03639; 51.19417
Country  Iran
Province Alborz
County Karaj
Bakhsh Asara
Population (2016 Census)
 • Total 1,339 [1]
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Asara (Persian: آسارا‎, also Romanized as Āsārā)[2] is a city in and the capital of Asara District, in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.

It is located in the Alborz (Elburz) mountain range.

At the 2006 census, its population (including the amalgamated villages) was 1,030, in 282 families; Asara village alone had a population of 430, in 125 families.[3]

The city of Asara was formed from the former villages of Asara, Rey Zamin, Sira, and Pol-e Khvab.


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  2. ^ Asara can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3053816" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.