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For the village in Azarshahr County, see Kharaju, Azarshahr.
Kharaju is located in Iran
Coordinates: 37°18′47″N 46°31′50″E / 37.31306°N 46.53056°E / 37.31306; 46.53056Coordinates: 37°18′47″N 46°31′50″E / 37.31306°N 46.53056°E / 37.31306; 46.53056
Country  Iran
Province East Azerbaijan
County Maragheh
Bakhsh Saraju
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,458
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Kharaju (Persian: خراجو‎‎, Azerbaijani: Xərəci; also Romanized as Kharājū and Kherājū)[1] is a city in and the capital of Saraju District, in Maragheh County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,458, in 361 families.[2]


  1. ^ Kharaju can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "221996" 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.