Neka City

NEKA This township is located to the southeast of Sary and in the fringes of the Caspian Sea, and close to the city of Behshahr. The said city is also considered as an industrial locality in the northern territory. Not much is known about this area in geographical or historical accounts of the past, that is till the Qajar dynasty. But in the geographical records of the early Islamic period, the name Mirdan a city near the current city of Neka has been mentioned. Deh Khoda has mentioned the River Neka in his encyclopedia. It seems that Neka was a vicinity or 'block' comprising of various rural settlements.

The present Neka has sprung up from the village of 'Naranj', alongside a bridge on Neka River within the past 70 years. Due to the railway line running across this area, and suitable network of communications, together with the establishment of the wood industry, oil reservoirs and an electric power plant, the area is one of the important developing centers of the province. Furthermore, Neka has a beautiful coastline and is near the Peninsula of Miankaleh.
Neka Forests
Category: Rivers
The said takes its source in the Shah Kooh Mountains to the south of Gorgan, and west of Mazandaran. After flowing through the pass of Shamshir Bor, it flows into ...
Category: Forests
The city of Behshahr is responsible for adjoining the various forest areas of the region. These routes are narrow and situated in the dense forests. In these forests ...
Category: Lakes
This lake covers an area of about 6 hectares and is situated in the Estakhr-e-Posht village in the valley of Zarom river. The lake resembles a huge and circular ...
The said mass of wetlands lie at a distance of 1 km. south of the Caspian Sea and to the east of the electric power plant of Neka. Throughout the year this area ...
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