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Bandar-e Torkaman

Bandar-e Torkaman (bänˈdär-ā tôrˌkämänˈ) [key] town (1991 pop. 33,338), Mazandaran prov., N Iran, on the Caspian Sea. The town has fisheries and serves as the northern terminus of the Trans-Iranian Railway, which runs to the Persian Gulf. The town was formerly known as Bandar-e Shah.

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