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Alika is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°12′35″N 51°24′27″E / 36.20972°N 51.40750°E / 36.20972; 51.40750Coordinates: 36°12′35″N 51°24′27″E / 36.20972°N 51.40750°E / 36.20972; 51.40750
Country  Iran
Province Mazandaran
County Nur
Bakhsh Baladeh
Rural District Owzrud
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Alika or Elika or Ileka (Persian: اليكا‎, also Romanized as Ālīkā; also known as Īlīkā and Īlkā)[1] is a village in Owzrud Rural District, Baladeh District, Nur County, Mazandaran Province, Iran on the road from Tehran to the Caspian Sea (Chaloos Road). It is close to Yush, where the famous Iranian poet Nima Yushij was born. The village was known for coal mines that were harvested during the 1930s until the 1970s. At the 2006 census, its existence was noted, but its population was not reported.[2]


  1. ^ Alika can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "226312" 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.