Amol

Amol

Amol (Persian: آمل – [ɒˈmol]; pronunciationⓘ; also Romanized as Āmol and Amul)[6] is a city in the Central District of Amol County, Mazandaran province, Iran, serving as capital of both the county and the district.[7] Amol is located on the Haraz River bank. It is less than 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the Caspian Sea and less than 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the Alborz mountains. It is 180 kilometres (110 mi) from Tehran, and lies 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of the provincial capital, Sari.[6] It is one of the oldest cities in Iran, and a historic city, with its foundation dating back to the Amardi, who inhabited the region in the Iron Age. Amol is the center of industry and culture of Mazandaran, the rice capital of Iran, and one of the most important cities of the transportation, agriculture, and tourism industries in Iran. It is known as the History, Science and Philosophy city, City that does not die and Hezar Sangar city.[8]