Ramsar


Ramsar

Ramsar (in Persian: رامسر) is a town in the Mazandaran province of Iran, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. It was also known as Sakhtsar in the past. Natives of Ramsar speak the Gilaki language.

Location

Ramsar is the westernmost county and city in Mazandaran. It borders the Caspian Sea to the north, Gilan province to the west, Qazvin Province to the south, and Tonekabon to the east.

Tourism

Ramsar is a popular sea resort for Iranian tourists. The town also offers hot springs, the green forests of the Alborz Mountains and the vacation palace of the last Shah, which is currently the Ramsar Hotel. Twenty-seven kilometres south of Ramsar and 2700 meters above sea leavel in the Alborz mountains is Javaherdeh village, which is an important tourist attraction in Ramsar county.

Radioactivity

. [http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/309/5736/883]

Ramsar Convention

The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. There are presently 157 Contracting Parties to the Convention, with 1708 wetland sites, totaling 1,530,000 square kilometres, designated for inclusion in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.

External links

* [http://www.irantour.org/Iran/city/RAMSAR.html Ramsar's tourism]
* [http://www.ecolo.org/documents/documents_in_english/ramsar-natural-radioactivity/ramsar.html Ramsar's radioactivity]
* [http://www.lewrockwell.com/sardi/sardi26.html Radon]
* [http://www.intercaspian.com/photobank/ir/mazandaran/pb_mazandaran1.html Photos of Ramsar (Permission to use and copy these photos is hereby granted provided the above copyright notice appears in all the copies and modified versions of photos.)]

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