Climate : Temperate
OldName : Poshtekhargar
Savadkuh County (also Savadkooh) (Persian: شهرستان سوادکوه) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 66,430, in 17,918 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Shirgah District. The county has six cities: Zirab, Shirgah, Alasht, and Pol-e Sefid.
Covering an area of 2,441 square kilometres (942 sq mi), Savâdkuh is at the centre of Mazandaran province. ...see more It is limited northward by Qaemŝahr, westward by Babol, eastward by Sari, southward by the Alborz mountain range and Tehran, and southeast by Semnan province. The main part of this city is located in a valley, in the central Alborz region, where Tâlâr river passes.
The tallest summit of Savâdkuh, is Arfa- Kuh, with a height of 3,500 metres (11,500 ft). The most important rivers flowing in this city are Tâlâr and Babol-rud, which originate from the Alborz mountain range standing southeast and southwest of Savâdkuh. These rivers irrigate the farmlands in Babol, Babolsar and Qaemŝahr.Including two areas of mountain in the north and foothill in the south, the mountainous area has a temperate and humid climate, and the weather in the south is dry and cold.