Aliabad, Golestan

Aliabad-e Katul

Aliabad-e Katul
-علی آباد كتول
Aliabad-e Katul
Coordinates: 36°54′30″N 54°52′08″E / 36.90833°N 54.86889°ECoordinates: 36°54′30″N 54°52′08″E / 36.90833°N 54.86889°E
Country Iran
Province Golestan
County Aliabad
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
• Total 46,183
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
• Summer (DST) IDST (UTC+4:30)
Aliabad-e Katul at GEOnet Names Server

Aliabad-e Katul (Persian: علی آباد كتول, also Romanized as ‘Alīābād-e Katūl, Aliabad-e Katool, and Aliâbâd Katool; also known simply as Aliabad (Persian: علی آباد, also Romanized as ‘Alīābād) is a city in and capital of Aliabad County, in Golestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census its population was 46,183, in 11,676 families.

The city is sited on a hillside of the Alborz Mountains between Gorgan and Azad Shahr. The Kaboud-val waterfall is near the city. Nearby are the villages of Kholin Darreh , Chinou, Alestan, and Mayan.


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