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Rasht (Persian: رشت‎‎ Rašt; Gilaki: Rəsht; also Romanized as Resht and Rast, and often spelt Recht in French and older German manuscripts) is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. As of the 24 October 2011 census, its population was 639,951. Rasht is the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast. It is a major trade center between Caucasia, Russia and Iran using the port of Bandar-e Anzali. Rasht is also a major tourist center with the resort of Masouleh in the adjacent mountains and the beaches of Caspian as some of the major attractions. Historically, Rasht was a major transport and business center which connected Iran to Russia and Europe, and because of this was known as the "Gate of Europe". The city has a history that goes back to the 13th century but its modern history dates back to the Safavid era during which Rasht was a major silk trade center with numerous textile workshops.

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Facts and Stats for Rasht*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rasht

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

    • Air Pollution 65 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Rasht: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rasht for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rasht.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Rasht - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.44 (High)
    • Pollution Index 67.59 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.87 (Moderate)
    • 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 Rasht

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.62 USD

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

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