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فيل بند
Village view.
Village view.
Filband is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°09′12″N 52°31′43″E / 36.15333°N 52.52861°E / 36.15333; 52.52861Coordinates: 36°09′12″N 52°31′43″E / 36.15333°N 52.52861°E / 36.15333; 52.52861
Country Iran
CountyBabol County
Rural DistrictKhvosh Rud
 • Total8
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Filband (Persian: فيل بند‎, also Romanized as Fīlband)[1] is a village in bandpey district, Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8, in 4 families.[2]

This village is located at an altitude of about 2,300 metres above sea level. Filband on the eastern side of Mazandaran is known as the roof of the province.

In this village, winter begins very soon and ends late.

The combination of high mountains and dense forests which pass through a large amount of white clouds has turned the village into a beautiful tourist destination.

The skies of Filband open up hidden and new aspects of nature to the tourists in the tranquillity of the clouds and the silence of nature.[3]


  1. ^ Filband can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3063004" 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.
  3. ^ "Iran's Beauties in Photos: Scenic Village of Filband".