Damavand (Persian: دماوند, also Romanized as Damāvand and Demāvend; also known as Qaşabeh-e Damāvand) is a city in and the capital of Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 56,315, in 11,279 families.
Damavand is an ancient and historic city. The name Damavand appears in Sassanid texts (as Dunbawand), and Parthian remains have been found there. The city fell to Arab Muslim invaders in 651 CE. It is close to Iran's tallest peak Mount Damavand, ...see more which Ferdowsi mentions abundantly in the Shahnameh. The city has relatively cool weather year round.