From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Shal is located in Iran
Coordinates: 35°53′54″N 49°46′20″E / 35.89833°N 49.77222°E / 35.89833; 49.77222Coordinates: 35°53′54″N 49°46′20″E / 35.89833°N 49.77222°E / 35.89833; 49.77222
Country  Iran
Province Qazvin
County Buin Zahra
Bakhsh Shal
Population (2016 Census)
 • Total 15,290 [1]
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IDST (UTC+4:30)
Shal at GEOnet Names Server
Ruins near Kheyrabad, Shal

Shal (Persian: شال‎) (Tati: چال, Čâl)[2] is a city and capital of Shal District, in Buin Zahra County, Qazvin Province, Iran. At the 2006 census its population was 15,104, in 3,348 families.[3] The language of the people in the Shal is Tati.It is next to the historical city of Esfarvarin.


  1. ^
  2. ^ Shal can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3084351" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.