The Gilak people or Gilaks (Gilaki: گیلک) are an Iranian ethnic group native to the northern Iranian province of Gilan. They form one of the main ethnic groups residing in the northern parts of Iran. Gilaks, along with the closely related Mazandarani people, comprise part of the Caspian people, who inhabit the southern and southwestern coastal regions of the Caspian Sea.
|3 to 4 million (2006)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Province of Gilan in Iran|
|Mostly Shi'a Muslim|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Iranian peoples, Peoples of the Caucasus|