Dabir A'zam Hosna: former mayor of Babolsar. At the age of 35, she became Iran's second female mayor ever.
Babolsar is a city in Iran. Image File history File linksMetadata Dabir_Azam_Hosna. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Dabir_Azam_Hosna. ...
It is located on the southern coast of the Caspian sea, in Mazandaran province. Since the Babol river passes through the city, both the bank of the river and the beach of the sea potentially form excellent tourist attractions in the city. Caspian Sea viewed from orbit The Caspian Sea or Mazandaran Sea is a landlocked endorheic sea between Asia and Europe (European Russia). ... Mazandaran (مازندران in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north. ...
The existence of the central organization and the major faculties of the University of Mazandaran here, means that a significant scientific environment exists in this city. The availability of good fertile land including paddy fields around the city forms a beautiful landscape which is very pleasant to visitors. Babolsar has an area of 446 sq.km and the population of the city itself is just over 300,000, but the construction of some new tourist towns nearby, increases the population by up to a hundred thousand in some seasons of the year.
Formerly it used to be called "Mashhadsar", which "literally means "place of martyrdom" having more than 100 years of antiguity and is developed in the mouth of Babol River. In the past, this city was flourishing as a port and the center of Iran-Russia trade. When this commercial relation diminished, this port lost its importance. But again in early Pahlavi time, it was paid due attention and was changed to a small and beautiful city. Now, it is one of the best recreational places of the north of Iran. The important natural, historical and cultural sites of the city are:
* Babolsar bridge across Babolsar river, * Beautiful banks of Babolsar river, * Local bazaars, * Old Babolsar Hotel.
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