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Lowshan is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°37′14″N 49°30′38″E / 36.62056°N 49.51056°E / 36.62056; 49.51056Coordinates: 36°37′14″N 49°30′38″E / 36.62056°N 49.51056°E / 36.62056; 49.51056
Country  Iran
Province Gilan
County Rudbar
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 14,596
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Lowshan (Persian: لوشان‎‎, also Romanized as Lowshān, Loshan and Looshan; also known as Pol-e-Lowshān and Pul’-i-Loshan)[1] is a city in the Central District of Rudbar County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 14,596, in 3,584 families.[2] Lurish migrants presence especially from Chegini tribe is significant in rural sectors.[3][better source needed] Both Lowšān and Manjil had a mainly Turkish population from the ʿAmmārlu tribe, together with Tats and Kurds, and belonged to the ʿAmmārlu district.[4]


  1. ^ Lowshan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3073233" 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. ^ fa:لوشان
  4. ^ Encyclopædia Iranica :MANJIL

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