It is a beautiful city with colorful gable roofs, attractive ships of different sizes, pleasant climate, and white seabirds. It is 40 kilometers away from Rasht city, the center of the province. The inhabitants of the city is estimated to be 150 thousand people. Hence, it is the second populated city of Gilan province after Rasht. It is of extreme importance for the courntry regarding trade and tourism. It has a humid climate and is one of the rainiest cities of Iran. Therefore, one of the titles attributed to it is “The City of Rain”. It also has titles like “The City of Water Lilies” and “The Gate of Iran and Europe”.