ASTARA, a town and sub-province in the province of Ardabil, on the Caspian coast (lat 38°26′ N, long 48°51′ E). This entry is divided into two articles:

i. Town and sub-province.

ii. Population, 1956-2011.


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آستارا astara aastaaraa aastara 


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Originally Published: November 9, 2015

Last Updated: November 9, 2015

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EIr., “ASTARA,” Encyclopædia Iranicaonline edition, 2015, available at (accessed on 09 November 2015).