Chalus on Chalus River with "Pol-e Ahani (Iron Bridge)"
|• Type||Mayor, City Council|
|• Mayor||Jafar Shams|
|• Representative in Majles||Ghasem Ahmadi Lashaki|
|• Total||65,196 |
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
Chalus (Persian: چالوس, also romanized as Chālūs, Chaloos, Chalousse, Chalous, and Čālūs) is a city in Mazandaran Province in north of Iran. It serves as the county seat for Chalus County. According to the 2006 census, it has a population of 44,618, in 12,791 families. Chalus is a major vacation destination for Iranians during holidays for its nice weather and natural attractions.
Chalus used to be called "Salus" or "Shalus". It has a long history of rebels and fights with regional rulers or occupying foreign forces. Chalus used to have a big silk factory that was active from 1936 to 1958 and exported fabrics and other silk products to different countries.
Gole Sorkhi, Kaakh (The Palace), Chalus Mahalleh, Radyo Darya, Dahgiri, Sheykh Ghotb are among the most notable neighborhoods of Chalus.
- Chalus, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3057857" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- "ČĀLŪS – Encyclopaedia Iranica". www.iranicaonline.org. Retrieved 2019-01-22.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
|Map of central Alborz||Peaks:||1 Alam-Kuh|
|2 Azad Kuh||3 Damavand|
|4 Do Berar||5 Do Khaharan|
|6 Ghal'eh Gardan||7 Gorg|
|8 Kholeno||9 Mehr Chal|
|10 Mishineh Marg||11 Naz|
|12 Shah Alborz||13 Sialan|
|14 Tochal||15 Varavašt|
|1 Alamut||2 Chalus|
|3 Do Hezar||4 Haraz|
|5 Jajrood||6 Karaj|
|7 Kojoor||8 Lar|
|9 Noor||10 Sardab|
|11 Seh Hazar||12 Shahrood|
|2 Chalus||3 Karaj|
|E Emamzadeh Hashem||K Kandovan Tunnel|
|* Latyan Dam||** Lar Dam|
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