Karaj

Karaj

About Karaj

Karaj About this sound pronunciation also Romanized as Karadj, Karadje, and Karej; also known as Qaabeh-e Karaj, Heredi, Keredi, and Leredi) is a city in and the capital of Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1,377,450, in 385,955 families, making it the fourth-largest city in Iran after Tehran, Mashhad, and Isfahan. It is situated 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Tehran, at the foothills of the Alborz mountains. However, the city is increasingly becoming an extension of metropolitan Tehran.

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