Karaj is the capital of , , and effectively a suburb of . Although the county hosts a population around 1.97 million, as recorded in the 2016 census, most of the 1,419 km2 county is rugged mountain, the urban area is the fourth-largest in Iran, after , , and .

Notable Places in the Area

The is a multi-purpose stadium in Karaj, . is situated 3½ km northwest of Karaj. Photo: Taeedxy, Public domain.

is situated 2½ km south of Karaj. Photo: ثنا فلاح سخنگو, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a prison in Gohardasht, a town in the northern outskirt of Karaj, approximately 20 km west of . is situated 4 km north of Karaj.

Localities in the Area

Hasanabad is a village in Baraghan Rural District, Chendar District, Savojbolagh County, , . is situated 2 km northeast of Karaj.


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