Langarud (Persian: لنگرود‎, also Romanized as Langarūd, Langerūd, and Langarood; also known as Shahr-e Langarūd[2]), is a city and capital of Langarud County, Gilan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 65,369, in 18,875 families.[3]


Clay Bridge "(Pol Kheshti)" of Langarud
Clay Bridge "(Pol Kheshti)" of Langarud
Langarud is located in Iran
Coordinates: 37°11′49″N 50°09′13″E / 37.19694°N 50.15361°E / 37.19694; 50.15361Coordinates: 37°11′49″N 50°09′13″E / 37.19694°N 50.15361°E / 37.19694; 50.15361
Country Iran
 (2016 Census)
 • Total79,445 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Langarud is located on the south coast of the Caspian Sea. The small village Espili, the main location of the film Gilaneh, or Gilane (directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahhab), is situated in the South of Langerud. One of the most important tourist attractions of Langarud is Chamkhaleh coasts. It provides guests with jockeying and yachting and beach landscape.

The old city is divided in two parts by Langeroud river. When Nader Shah was king of Iran, Langerud had been one of the most important dockyards in the north of Iran as Mr.Rabino says. The most famous archaeological place in Langeroud is The Clay Bridge (pole kheshti), a historical bridge across the Langeroud river.[4]

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  2. ^ Langarud can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3072884" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ "Langeroud". Flickr. Retrieved 2013-05-25.