Kalat, Razavi Khorasan

Kalat (Persian: كلات‎; also Romanized as Kalāt; also known as Kalūt)[2] is a city and capital of Kalat County, in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 6,529, in 1,661 families.[3] Nader Shah governed the area after the fall of the Safavids.[4]


Khorshid Palace of the Afsharid dynasty
Kalat is located in Iran
Coordinates: 36°59′42″N 59°46′01″E / 36.99500°N 59.76694°E / 36.99500; 59.76694Coordinates: 36°59′42″N 59°46′01″E / 36.99500°N 59.76694°E / 36.99500; 59.76694
Country Iran
ProvinceRazavi Khorasan
 (2016 Census)
 • Total7,687 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Kalat, Razavi Khorasan at GEOnet Names Server

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ https://www.amar.org.ir/english
  2. ^ Kalat, Razavi Khorasan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3068804" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ Axworthy, Michael (2009). The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 1845119827.
  • Tod, J. K. (1923) "Kalat-I-Nadiri", The Geographical Journal 62(5): pp. 366–370

External linksEdit

  • Kalāt-e Nāderi, in Persian, Jadid Online, 2006, [1].
    A Slide Show of Kalāt-e Nāderi by Shahāb Āzādeh, Jadid Online, 2006, [2] (2 min 30 sec).
  • Farshid Sāmāni, Konj-e Denj-e Fāteh-e Hend (The Quiet Corner of the Conqueror of India), in Persian, Jadid Online, 14 January 2010, [3].
    • Audio slideshow: [4] (3 min 38 sec).