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For the administrative subdivisions, see Gatab District, Gatab-e Jonubi Rural District, and Gatab-e Shomali Rural District.
Gatab is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°25′07″N 52°39′03″E / 36.41861°N 52.65083°E / 36.41861; 52.65083Coordinates: 36°25′07″N 52°39′03″E / 36.41861°N 52.65083°E / 36.41861; 52.65083
Country  Iran
Province Mazandaran
County Babol
Bakhsh Gatab
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,956
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Gatab (Persian: گتاب‎‎, also Romanized as Gatāb; also known as Bālā Gatāb, Bālā Ketāb, Gatāb-e Bālā, and Ketāb)[1] is a city in and the capital of Gatab District, Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 6,956, in 1,744 families.[2]


  1. ^ Gatab can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3837064" 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.