Demography of Iran
Iran's population increased dramatically during the later half of the 20th century, reaching about 75 million by 2011. In recent years, however, Iran's birth rate has dropped significantly. Studies pr...
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Iranian peoples
The Iranian peoples or Iranic peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of Iranian languages. Their areas of settlement were on the Iranian plateau (mainly ...
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Ethnic minorities in Iran
This article focuses on ethnic minorities in Iran and their related political issues.
Iran is an ethnically diverse country, and interethnic relations are generally amicable. Persians form the maj...
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Languages of Iran
Different publications have reported different statistics for the languages of Iran. There have been some limited censuses taken in Iran in 2001, 1991, 1986 and 1949-1954.The following are the languag...
Languages and ethnicities in Iran
Approximately 75–80% of Iran's peoples speak Iranian languages. The major groups in this category include Persians, Kurds, Gilakis, Mazandaranis, Lurs, Tats, Talyshs and Baluchs. Turkic speakers, such...
List of Iran cities by population
Iran has one of the highest urban population growth rates in the world. From 1950 to 2002, the urban proportion of the population increased from 27% to 60%. The United Nations predicts that by 2030 80...
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List of cities in Iran
This is the list of cities in Iran as of 2008. See also: Provinces of Iran.See Category:Cities in Iran for a current list.
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Religion in Iran
According to the CIA World Factbook, around 90% of Iranians associate themselves with the Shi'a branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 9% with the Sunni and Sufi branches of Islam. T...
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Islam in Iran
The Islamic conquest of Persia (637–651) led to the end of the Sassanid Empire and the eventual decline of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia. However, the achievements of the previous Persian c...
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Religious minorities in Iran
According to the CIA World Factbook, around 90% of Iranians associate themselves with the Shi'a branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 9% with the Sunni and Sufi branches of Islam. T...
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Christianity in Iran
Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith. It has been practiced in Iran longer than the state religion, Islam. It has always been a minority religion, with ...
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Roman Catholicism in Iran
The Catholic Church in Iran is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are about 21,380 Catholics in Iran, out of a total population of about 7...
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Persian Jews
Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎) (Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with Iran, traditionally known as Persia in Western sources.Judaism is amon...
Hinduism in Iran
Hinduism has a marginal presence in Iran, with 68,000 Hindus. This represents slightly under 0.1% of the total Iranian population.
According to the Indo-Aryan migration theory, the Iranian and Ved...
Iranian citizens abroad
Iranians abroad or Iranian diaspora are Iranian people living outside of Iran and their children born abroad.According to various sources, in 2010, there were an estimated four to five million Iranian...
Greater Iran
CEGreater Iran (Persian: ایران بزرگ‎, Irān-e Bozorg, ایران زَمین, Irānzamīn) refers to the regions of West, Central and South Asia that have significant Iranian cultural influence due to having...
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Parsi
A Parsi or Parsee /ˈpɑrsiː/ is a member of one of the two Zoroastrian communities found throughout South Asia. They are ethnically distinct from the Iranis even though both groups descend from Persian...
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Iranis
Irani may refer to the following:
Ajam (Bahrain)
Ajam of Bahrain are an ethnic group in Bahrain composed of Shia Bahraini citizens of non-Arab Iranian ancestry (mainly Persian and Lurs). There is also a substantial community of Sunni citizens of Pe...
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Huwala
Houla (Persian: هوله‎, sing. Houli هولي) is a term used in some Persian Gulf littoral countries to describe peoples of varying ancestries and Sunni background originating from southern Iran, wit...
History of Turkmenistan
While the ancient history of Turkmenistan is largely shrouded in mystery, its past since the arrival of Indo-European Iranian tribes around 2000 BC is often the starting point of the area's discernibl...
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Iran-China relations
Sino-Persian relations (Chinese: 中伊关系, Pinyin: Zhōng-Yī guānxì, Persian: روابط ایران و چین), or Sino-Iranian relations, refers to the historic diplomatic, cultural and economic relations between the c...
Iranian Arabs
Arabs in Iran (Arabic: العرب في إيران‎ al-‘Arab fī Īrān, Persian: تازیان در ايران‎ Tāzīān dar Īrān) are the Arab and/or Arabic-speaking peoples in Iran. Arabs form 2% of Iran's populat...
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Shu'ubiyya
Shu'ubiyyah (Arabic: الشعوبية‎) refers to the response by non-Arab Muslims to the privileged status of Arabs within the Ummah.
The name of the movement is derived from the Qur'anic use o...
Ilm-e-Kshnoom
Ilm-e-Khshnoom ('science of ecstasy', or 'science of bliss') is a school of Zoroastrian philosophy, practiced by a very small minority of the Indian Zoroastrians (Parsis/Iranis), based on a mystic and...
Islamic republic
Islamic republic is the name given to several states in countries ruled by Islamic laws, including the Islamic Republics of Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, and Mauritania. Pakistan first adopted the titl...
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Ossetia
Ossetia (/ɒˈsɛtiə/ Ossetic: Ир, Ирыстон Ir, Iryston; Russian: Осетия, Osetiya; Georgian: ოსეთი, Oset'i) is an ethnolinguistic region located on both sides of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, largely in...
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Persianization
Persianization or Persianisation is a sociological process of cultural change in which something non-Persian becomes Persianate. It is a specific form of cultural assimilation that often includes lin...
Arabization
Arabization or Arabisation (Arabic: تعريب‎ taʻrīb) describes a growing cultural influence on a non-Arab area that gradually changes into one that speaks Arabic and/or incorporates Arab cultu...
Persian Armenia
Persian Armenia or Persarmenia (Middle Persian: 𐭠𐭫𐭬𐭭𐭩 Armin, Armenian: Պարսկահայաստան Parskahayastan), corresponds to the Persian territory in which Armenians have lived until the Arab conqu...
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