Population: 72,000

Ramsar is a popular sea resort for Iranian tourists. The town also offers hot springs, the green forests of the Alborz Mountains and the Caspian Museum (housed in the 1937 summer palace of the last Shah), and additionally the Ramsar Grand Hotel. Twenty-seven kilometres south of Ramsar and 2700 meters above sea level in the Alborz mountains is Javaherdeh village, which is an important tourist attraction in Ramsar county.

Some areas around Ramsar have the highest level of natural radioactivity in the world, due to the presence of radioactive hot springs.