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old district encompassing eastern Gilān in the 19th century. It became a part of Lāhijān sub-province (šahrestān) in 1937 and was divided between the sub-provinces of Langarud and Rudsar in the 1960s. When Rudsar was subdivided in 1998 into the two sub-provinces of Amlaš and Rudsar, the name Rānekuh was given to the southern, mountainous district (baḵš) of Amlaš sub-province.


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“RĀNEKUH”, in: Encyclopaedia Iranica Online, © Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Consulted online on 10 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2330-4804_EIRO_COM_11166>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 00000000

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