Shahrak-e Namak Abrud

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud (Persian: شهرك نمك ابرود‎, also Romanized as Shahrak-e Namak Ābrūd; also known as Namak Abrood, Namak Ābrūd, Namak Ābrūd Sar, and Namakrūd Sar)[1] is a village in Kelarestan-e Gharbi Rural District, in the Central District of Chalus County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 354, in 71 families.[2]

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud

شهرك نمك ابرود
Shahrak-e Namak Abrud (21).jpg
Shahrak-e Namak Abrud is located in Iran
Shahrak-e Namak Abrud
Shahrak-e Namak Abrud
Coordinates: 36°41′52″N 51°16′48″E / 36.69778°N 51.28000°E / 36.69778; 51.28000Coordinates: 36°41′52″N 51°16′48″E / 36.69778°N 51.28000°E / 36.69778; 51.28000
Country Iran
Rural DistrictKelarestaq-e Gharbi
 • Total354
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Caspian Sea as seen from Namak Abrud aerial tramway

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud is a touristic village and has an aerial tramway which starts at the sea level near the shores of the Caspian Sea and ends on the top of the Alborz heights crossing dense forest area of northern Iran. There are numerous villa cities around it which form a vacation region for the people of Tehran.

Located 12 km from East Chalus is new Namak Abroud township covering some 650 hectares, with the Caspian sea on its north and Madoban (the Alborz) on its south. Approximately 200 hectare violet and box-tree parks made the area very spectacular. Moreover, Madoban- the dense forest created a remarkably attractive landscape. The original plan was designed by consulting engineer; Mr. Dazz, Mr. Charkhab, Mr.Hovard Homfari. Hovard Homfari's report said that Chalous-Ramsar Road bisected the area- with the northern side of the road dedicated to building villas, and Hite hotel and marinas suggested part and the related facility and apartment complex on its southern side.


  1. ^ Shahrak-e Namak Abrud can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3076394" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.

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