Qezel Hesar, Karaj

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Qezel Hesar
قزل حصار
Qezel Hesar is located in Iran
Qezel Hesar
Qezel Hesar
Coordinates: 35°47′35″N 50°51′10″E / 35.79306°N 50.85278°E / 35.79306; 50.85278Coordinates: 35°47′35″N 50°51′10″E / 35.79306°N 50.85278°E / 35.79306; 50.85278
Country  Iran
Province Alborz
County Karaj
Bakhsh Central
Rural District Mohammadabad
Population (2006)
 • Total 807
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Qezel Hesar (Persian: قزل حصار‎, also Romanized as Qezel Ḥeṣār and Ghezel Ḥeṣār; also known as Ghiral Hisār)[1] is a village in Mohammadabad Rural District, in the Central District of Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 807, in 208 families.[2]
Ghezel Hesar prison is a large state prison.[3]


  1. ^ Qezel Hesar can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3080233" 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. ^ Situation in Ghezel Hesar prison on chzamani.blogspot.com 4 April 2014