Rahimabad District (Persian: بخش رحیمآباد) is a district (bakhsh) in Rudsar County, Gilan Province, Iran. The sole city in Rahimabad District, also called Rahimabad, is located west of the Caspian Sea at 35° 22' 54" North, 45° 7' 28" East, and lies at an altitude of 4,268 feet (1300 meters) according to Maplandia.com. At the 2006 census, its population was 27,653, in 7,820 families. The District has one city: Rahimabad. The District has four rural districts (dehestan): Eshkevar-e Sofla Rural District, Rahimabad Rural District, Shuil Rural District, and Siyarastaq Yeylaq Rural District.
A large earthquake struck the Rahimabad District November 28, 1933. The 6.3-Richter magnitude earthquake is reported to have resulted in at least four deaths, as well as numerous injuries and damage in millions.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
- National Geophysic Data Center, as cited in, "Find The Data: Earthquakes" at http://earthquakes.findthedata.org/l/3140/Iran-Bahabad-aliabad-rahimabad-khairabad
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