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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, northern Iran.

It is located on the Shahrood river in the Alborz (Elburz) mountain range.

At the 2006 census, its population was 14,596, in 3,584 families.[2] Lurish and Laki migrants presence especially from Chegini tribe is significant in rural sectors.[3][better source needed] Both Lowšān and Manjil have a population of the ʿAmmārlu tribe of Kurds, together with Tats, 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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