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For the villages in Moallem Kalayeh Rural District, see Garmarud-e Olya and Garmarud-e Sofla. For the village in Gilan Province, see Garmarud, Gilan.
Garmarud is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°22′52″N 50°43′40″E / 36.38111°N 50.72778°E / 36.38111; 50.72778Coordinates: 36°22′52″N 50°43′40″E / 36.38111°N 50.72778°E / 36.38111; 50.72778
Country  Iran
Province Qazvin
County Qazvin
Bakhsh Rudbar-e Alamut
Rural District Alamut-e Pain
Population (2006)
 • Total 300
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Garmarud (Persian: گرمارود‎‎, also Romanized as Garmārūd)[1] is a village in Alamut-e Pain Rural District, Rudbar-e Alamut District, Qazvin County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 300, in 111 families.[2]

In The Valley of the Assassins, Garmarud is mentioned by British traveller and explorer Freya Stark as a place she visits during one of her Persian tours in the 1930s. She describes the immediate region in some detail.[3]


  1. ^ Garmarud can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "10983216" 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. ^ Stark, Freya, The Valley of the Assassins, Modern Library Edition, New York, 2001 (first published in 1934 by John Murray, London)