Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointDamavand (5609 m/18,402 ft)
States/ProvincesSemnan (36%), Mazandaran (29%), Tehran (11%), Gilan (8%), Zanjan (7%), North Khorasan (7%), Ardebil (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area155,970 sq km / 60,220 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent493 km / 306 mi North-South
799 km / 497 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 26' N; 52° 44' E
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Map of Elburz
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Elburz.
Iranian PlateauLevel 2 (Parent)
         Northwest Iran RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         ElburzLevel 3
         Central Iranian PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern Iranian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         BaluchistanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southeast IranLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Elburz

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
2.Alam Kuh482615,833 
3.Takhte Soleymen466515,305 
7.Great Nazer425013,944 
8.Paloun Gardan424313,921 
10.East Narges419813,773 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Elburz

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The classic volcanic shape of Damavand, Iran, from a nearby highway (2009-08-02). Photo by Ken Jones.
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