Langarud (Persian: لنگرود‎, also Romanized as Langarūd, Langerūd, Langaroud and Langarood; also known as Shahr-e Langarūd), is a city and capital of Langarud County, Gilan Province, Iran. The 2006 census showed the population as 65,369.Langarud is located on the south coast of the Caspian Sea. The small village Espili, the main location of the film Gilaneh, or Gilane (directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahhab), is situated in the south of Langerud.
One of the most important tourist attractions of Langarud is Chamkhaleh coast. Tourists enjoy horse jockeying and yachting in addition to the beach.
The old city is divided in two parts by Langeroud river. When Nader Shah was the king, Langerud had been one of the most important dockyards in the north of Iran. The most famous archaeological place in Langerud is the Clay Bridge (Pole Kheshti), a historical bridge across the Langerud river.


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