Municipality: - Region 2
Between Kauj Square and Sarve
Ghaysar Aminpour Square, Shahrdari Blvd
At the corner of 13 West Street.
Region 2 covers 64 Sq. Kilometers of land or 10% areas in the greater Tehran. It consists of 31 subsections with an average family size of 3.3 people.
Region 2 is divided into nine divisions, 30 electoral sections and 14 census areas. Residential, major roads and highways, and green zones form the landscape of this region.
Natural Views and Landscape:
Alborz mountain range dominates the natural view of the region at north. As Alborz spreads its fields and wings towards south, it embraces the two rural communities with its natural beauty through the valleys of “Darakeh” and “Farahzad”. In general, “Darakeh” and “Farahzad”, green fields of “Nasr Hills”, “Pardisaun Park” and “Trasht Gardens” constitute the natural elements of this region.
Regional and Historical Landscapes:
Region two is a new and young municipality. This region has highly been affected by the rapid commercial and residential growth during the past two decades. The older sections the region is surrounded by “Auzadi” Avenue. Its history stretches to early 1960s. The old residential areas include the rural areas of “Darakeh” and “Farahzad” in the north and “Trasht” in the south. These old and traditional residential areas constitute the historic section of Region 2 Municipality.
The physical structure of the region can be categorized into natural and manmade landscapes.
Alborz Mountain Range
“Alborz” mountain range forms the northern border of the region. The natural beauty of Alborz, its fields and valleys paint the northern landscape of the land.
Darakeh and Farahzad Valleys:
Darakeh and Farahzad Valleys host natural water resources for this area. The main body of water flows in rivers whose width varies between 30 to 120 meters, and its depth sometimes exceed 10 meters. Tall and mature trees surround the water on the east and west sides, forming and becoming the main source of natural ecology of the area.
Trasht, Fayz, Farahzad and Evin Gardens:
The Trasht, Fayz, Farahzad and Evin Gardens and their specific locations constitute the older areas of the region. They separate the traditional and rural residential areas from the newer urban residential areas.
Pardisaun Natural Forest Park
Pardisaun Natural Forest Park which is located in the most prime area of this region hosts the Hommat and Resalat highways. The proximity of these highways and their connection to the Chamran and Ashrafi Esphehani highways make this park very unique. A major part of the wooded areas have not been commercialized and is not being used.
Darakeh and Farahzad Valleys
Darakeh and Farahzad Valleys constitute a major part in the region. The body of water in these valleys and their shores are considered as preserved natural areas. Commercial and constructional development in this area is legally prohibited.
Sharif – Technology University
Sharif is one of the largest and elite technology universities of Iran. Sitting at the middle, Sharif’s vast area separates the eastern and western parts of the region.
Alstom- Electrical Complex
Alstom- Electrical Complex occupies a vast area at the west of the region and is located in the middle of the residential water distribution system. This has caused a major disturbance in the way water is distributed to the residence by the regional water company.
Evin Jail is located at the north eastern corner of the region and at the border between region one and region two of Greater Tehran Municipalities. Due to its vast area, Evin Jail has divided the urban areas of Darakeh from other urban and rural areas
Auzmauyesh Township is located to the west of Juandarmeri Township. Auzmauyesh Township connects the Pardisaun Natural Forest Park and other regional sections of the region.
Baudmaun Tower Complex
Meelad Hospital, Blood Transfusion Center and Residential Construction Research Institute are the major entities in the Baudmaun Tower Complex. The complex is considered and plays a major role in the regional commercial and non-commercial developments.