Bandar-e Gaz

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For the administrative subdivision, see Bandar-e Gaz County.
Bandar-e Gaz
بندرگز or بَندِر گَز
Bandar-e Gaz is located in Iran
Bandar-e Gaz
Bandar-e Gaz
Coordinates: 36°46′27″N 53°56′53″E / 36.77417°N 53.94806°E / 36.77417; 53.94806Coordinates: 36°46′27″N 53°56′53″E / 36.77417°N 53.94806°E / 36.77417; 53.94806
Country  Iran
Province Golestan
County Bandar-e Gaz
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 17,923
Time zone IRST (UTC+03:30)
 • Summer (DST) IDST (UTC+04:30)
Bandar-e Gaz at GEOnet Names Server

Bandar-e Gaz (Persian: بندرگز or بَندِر گَز‎‎, also Romanized as Bandar-i-Gaz, Bandar-i-Jaz and Bander Gaz)[1] is a city in and capital of Bandar-e Gaz County, in Golestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census its population was 17,923, in 4,679 families.[2]

Bandar Gaz is situated in the south eastern fringes of the Gorgan Bay (ru:Горганский залив), at a distance of 20 km south of Bandar Torkaman and 48 km from Gorgan. Before the establishment of Bandar Turkaman, this port was the most important commercial port in west of Mazandaran, Semnan and Khorasan. Bandar Gaz became an industrial center due to its location in the commercial highway in northwest Iran. The oil-extraction, rice-grinding and cotton purifying factories were established in this town. This coastal town has interesting natural beauty and its wetlands, groves and wildlife are famous.


  1. ^ Bandar-e Gaz can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055115" 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.