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Road 77, also known as the Haraz Road, is one of the most important roads from Tehran to the northern mountains of Iran, and the Iranian coast on the southern Caspian Sea.


Road 77
جاده 77
Caspian to Tehran Road
Route information
Length200 km (100 mi)
Major junctions
FromTehran, Tehran Province
AB-Kreuz-grün.svgExpressway in Iran.svg Yasini Expressway
Expressway in Iran.svg Zeinoddin Expressway
Street in Iran.svg Damavanad Street
Road in Iran.png Telo Road
 Expressway in Iran.svg Babayi Expressway
Road79.png Road 79
ToMahmood Abad, Mazandaran Province
Zeichen 102 - Kreuzung oder Einmündung mit Vorfahrt von rechts, StVO 1970.svgRoad22.png Road 22
ProvincesTehran, Mazandaran
Major citiesRudehen, Tehran Province
Amol, Mazandaran Province
Highway system
Highways in Iran
Haraz Road

Along the road landscapes, Plain, Mountain, Historical tourism. Waterfall and village.


The road's route travels through Tehran Province and Mazandaran Province. It crosses the Alborz mountain range and then descends northwards down the Haraz River Valley. The road is the shortest route from Tehran to the north ( 180 km) and in recent years some parts of the road has been widened and the safety has been improved. It passes through the towns of Amol and Rudehen.

Haraz Road
Haraz Road


Haraz Road is the nearest road to Mount Damavand, the highest peak in Iran and Middle East. Lar Dam, Lar National Park, which Mount Damavand is within, is easily accessible from Road 77.

Central Alborz mountain range mapEdit

Map of central Alborz Peaks: 1 Alam-Kuh
  −25 to 500 m (−82 to 1,640 ft)
  500 to 1,500 m (1,600 to 4,900 ft)
  1,500 to 2,500 m (4,900 to 8,200 ft)
  2,500 to 3,500 m (8,200 to 11,500 ft)
  3,500 to 4,500 m (11,500 to 14,800 ft)
  4,500 to 5,671 m (14,764 to 18,606 ft)
2 Azad Kuh 3 Damavand
4 Do Berar 5 Do Khaharan
6 Ghal'eh Gardan 7 Gorg
8 Kholeno 9 Mehr Chal
10 Mishineh Marg 11 Naz
12 Shah Alborz 13 Sialan
14 Tochal 15 Varavašt
Rivers: 0
1 Alamut 2 Chalus
3 Do Hezar 4 Haraz
5 Jajrood 6 Karaj
7 Kojoor 8 Lar
9 Noor 10 Sardab
11 Seh Hazar 12 Shahrood
Cities: 1 Amol
2 Chalus 3 Karaj
Other: D Dizin
E Emamzadeh Hashem K Kandovan Tunnel
* Latyan Dam ** Lar Dam

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