Qaem Shahr pronunciation (help·info) (Persian: قائمشهر, also Romanized as Qā’em Shahr; formerly known as Shāhi (Persian: شاهی) is a city and capital of Qaem Shahr County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2016 census, its population was 247,953. Originally known as Aliyabad, the name Ŝâhi (Shahi) was used until the Iranian Revolution in 1979 when the city acquired its current name.
|• City||45 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|• Urban||247,953 |
|Time zone||UTC+3:30 (IRST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+4:30 (IRDT)|
In 1951, Qa'em Shahr's population was around 18,000, growing to 123,684 in 1991. The city is where the North Iranian railway quits the fertile plains of Mazandaran to cross the highest mountain range of the Middle East, the Alborz.
- Behdad Salimi (born 1989) – weightlifter
- Farhad Majidi – football player
- Nader Dastneshan (1960–2021) – football coach
- Mehrdad Oladi (1985–2016) – football player
- Mehrdad Kafshgari (born 1987) – football player
- Fereydoon Fazli (born 1971) – football player
- Babak Nourzad (born 1978) – wrestler
- Mojtaba Tarshiz (born 1978) – football player
- Farshid Talebi (born 1981) – football player
- Maysam Baou (born 1983) – football player
- Mehdi Jafarpour (born 1984) – football player
- Mohammad Abbaszadeh (born 1990) – football player
- Ali Alipour (born 1995) – football player
- Behnam Tayyebi (born 1975) – wrestler
- Ahmad Mohammadi (born 1989) – wrestler
- Mansour Hedayati – (residence) – poet
- Islamic Azad University of Qaemshahr
- Telar jungle park
- "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
- Qaem Shahr can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3078746" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.