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Takand is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°12′19″N 49°33′10″E / 36.20528°N 49.55278°E / 36.20528; 49.55278Coordinates: 36°12′19″N 49°33′10″E / 36.20528°N 49.55278°E / 36.20528; 49.55278
Country  Iran
Province Qazvin
County Takestan
Bakhsh Central
Rural District Qaqazan-e Gharbi
Population (2006)
 • Total 370
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Takand (Persian: تاكند‎‎, also Romanized as Tākand; also known as Mākant, Tahkan, Tahkant, and Takhkant)[1] is a village in Qaqazan-e Gharbi Rural District, in the Central District of Takestan County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 370, in 115 families.[2]


  1. ^ Takand can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3086732" 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.