Chaleh Tarkhan

Chaleh Tarkhan
چاله طرخان
Chaleh Tarkhan
Coordinates: 35°29′55″N 51°28′38″E / 35.49861°N 51.47722°E / 35.49861; 51.47722Coordinates: 35°29′55″N 51°28′38″E / 35.49861°N 51.47722°E / 35.49861; 51.47722
Country  Iran
Province Tehran
County Rey
Bakhsh Qaleh Now
Rural District Chaleh Tarkhan
Population (2006)
  Total 658
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
  Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Chaleh Tarkhan (Persian: چاله طرخان, also Romanized as Chāleh Ţarkhān; also known as Chāl Ţarkhān and Chāh Ţarkhān)[1] is a village in Chaleh Tarkhan Rural District, Qaleh Now District, Rey County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 658, in 172 families.[2] Chaleh Tarkhan Rural District's seat is located in this village.

Stucco wall decorations, dating from the Sassanid Empire, are preserved at Chaleh Tarkhan.


  1. Chaleh Tarkhan can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "223482" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.
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