Arak Tourism, Iran

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Arak (Persian: Arāk – اراک‎‎, IPA: [æˈɾɒːk] ), also known as Soltan Abad (سالطان آباد – Soltān Ābād), is the capital of Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 526,182, in 160,761 families. It is a major industrial city in Iran, hosting many industrial factories inside and within few kilometers outside the city, such as the factory of Machin Sazi and the Aluminum Factory of Arak. These factories produce nearly half of the needs of the country in steel, petrochemical, and locomotive industries. As an industrial city in a developing country, Arak is subject to the issue of air pollution.


A place in Iran, Arak is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A holiday in Arak can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Arak*

  • Pollution Statistics in Arak

    Know the pollution level of Arak before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 93.75 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 93.75 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 68.75 (High)
  • Living in Arak - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 66.69 (High)
    • Pollution Index 75.14 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 24.22 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Arak

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Arak

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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