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Full nameBabol
Official nameBabol
Native nameبابل
Settlement typeCity
RegionCaspian coast
Human SettlementAbout 75,000 Years
MayorShirvan Parsamehr (Acting)
Elevation-6 to 150 ft (-1.8 m)
Total Population201335 (2006)
Metro (pop.)480000
Other information
Time zoneIRST (UTC+3:30)
- Summer (DST)IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Postal Code48xxx-xxxxx
Area code0111
Vehicle PlateIRAN 72

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Babol ( ) ( ) is a city in the Iranian province of Mazandaran, located in the Caspian littoral and north-east of Tehran. It is the region's chief commercial centre and was once the major trading center of northern Iran. Babol is a new name for the site of the ancient city of Mamatir, that then was named as Barforush. The city receives abundant rainfall. It is famous for its orange farms, for which it is dubbed "the city of orange blossoms." The population is estimated at 201,335 .

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