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Alborz Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran , centered in Karaj .

Alborz Province was formed by division of Tehran Province into two provinces , after the Parliamentary approval on June 23, 2010, and was introduced as 31st province of Iran . In 2014 it was placed in Region 1 .

Situated northwest of Tehran , the Province of Alborz has 4 counties , Karaj , Savojbolagh , Taleghan and Nazarabad . Karaj is the seat of the province . Alborz Province is situated 35 km west of Tehran , at the foothills of the Alborz mountains , and is Iran's smallest province in area .

According to the National Census , in 2011 population of Alborz was 2,412,513 out of which 90,5% lived in urban areas .

 

Municipalities

·         Hashtgerd

·         Taleghan

·         Nazarabad

·         Karaj

·         Eshtehard

·         Fardis

Taleqan

Taleqan is a city in the capital of Taleqan County , Alborz Province , Iran . Native people from Taleqan speak Tati language . At the 2006 census , its population was 3,281 , in 988 families .

Baraghan

Baraghan is a village in Baraghan Rural District , Chendar District , Savojbolagh County , Alborz Province , Iran . At the 2006 census , its population was 378 , in 139 families .

Vardeh Alborz

Vardeh is a village in Baraghan Rural District , Chendar District , Savojbolagh County , Alborz Province , Iran . At the 2006 census , its population was 74 , in 28 families .

Emamzadeh Taher

Emamzadeh Taher is located in Iran in the town of Karaj , is one of the most famous cemeteries in Iran .

Dizin

Dizin is one of the largest Iranian ski resorts in the Alborz mountain range , near Tehran and also the city of Karaj . It was established in 1969 .
The ski season in Dizin lasts longer than in European ski resorts , from December to May , due to the resort's high altitude . The highest ski lift reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft) , making it one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world .
Dizin ski amenities include two hotels , 19 cottages and five restaurants , villas and private apartments around the Dizin ski resort accommodate thousands of people every year .
 

Pearl Palace

Pearl Palace is a large estate designed by Taliesin Associated Architects on instructions from Shams Pahlavi , elder sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi , the last Shah of Iran . It was built in the early 1970s and it is located in Mehrshahr near Karaj , Iran .
The majority of the complex is currently occupied by a local Baseej chapter who are neglecting its upkeep . Small parts are open to the public as a result of pressure from the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran .
The building was recognized as a cultural value only in 2002 , and registered by the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran . It is currently in need of massive repairs .