Galugah

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Galugah
گلوگاه
city
Galugah is located in Iran
Galugah
Galugah
Coordinates: 36°43′38″N 53°48′32″E / 36.72722°N 53.80889°E / 36.72722; 53.80889Coordinates: 36°43′38″N 53°48′32″E / 36.72722°N 53.80889°E / 36.72722; 53.80889
Country  Iran
Province Mazandaran
County Galugah
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 18,720
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Galugah (Persian: گلوگاه‎‎, also Romanized as Galūgāh)[1] is a city in and the capital of Galugah County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 18,720, in 4,927 families.[2] Azeri is spoken in the city.[3]

Galugah is placed on northern slopes of Alborz mountain chain and because it is close to the Caspian sea from the other side, its atmosphere is mainly humid and damp.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galugah can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3063312" 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. ^ Encyclopædia Iranica :TURKIC LANGUAGES OF PERSIA: AN OVERVIEW