The residential fiber of this village is nearly centralized and it has a mountainous moderate climate. Roudkhan is short for Roudkhaneh or river, and Qaleh Roudkhan is a castle in the vicinity of a river which in the past used to be one of the residences of Gilan’s rulers. The people of this village speak Taleshi and Gilaki, which are the common languages in this region. A lion’s share of these villagers’ incomes is from farming, animal husbandry, and breeding silkworm. This village has a picturesque landscape. The houses are normally two floors. Their floor is made of wooden and mud-and-straw logs. The ground floor is used throughout the winter, while the upper floor and balcony are used in the summer. The majority of these villagers use local clothing. Women prepare handicrafts in their spare time. This village’s handcrafts include a variety of woolen knitted clothing, scarves, socks, chadors, and gloves. The residents of this village, like villages in other regions of Iran, perform special ceremonies on different occasions. One of the most important ceremonies of this village is the one in which the participants sing poems prior to the Iranian New Year “Norouz”. Other ceremonies include firing a gun to seek sunshine; cooking soup to pray for rainfall; and special ceremonies that are held when rice is harvested.