Sarab (Persian: سراب; also Romanized as Sarāb) is a city in and the capital of Sarab County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 42,057, in 11,045 families. Sarab is famous for its rugs. From 1747 to 1813, it was the capital of the Sarab Khanate.
Sarab is 636 kilometres (395 mi) from Tehran, and 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Tabriz. Sarab is situated between the high mountains of Bozquosh and the peak of Sabalan. It has a very lovely and pleasant ...see more temperature in summer but very cold one in winter. The town of Sarab is one of the oldest and historic settlements of Azarbijan. An epigraph which belongs to the Urartu periodic has been found near the town. The volcanic mountains situated around the town contain a large number of spa waters, and streams. Some of the interesting places in Sarab are the stony Epigraph Orratoey Qirax Qizlar, the stony Epigraph of Razliq which is located 12 km north to the town of Sarab, fire place (Chahar Taqi) Agmiyan which is located north-east to the town of Sarab and belongs to the Sassanid period, the stony caravan Sara Saein which belongs to the Safavid period, the old and stony mosque Jamalabad and Asneq which are located in Alan Baraghoush, and belongs to the early Islamic period, the Jami mosque of Sarab which belongs to the 9th century AH and the spa waters such as Allah Hag, Abres and Sarab.