Islamic Republic of Iran
Iran (/ɪˈrɑːn/ or /aɪˈræn/; Persian: ایران‎ [ʔiːˈɾɑn]), also known as Persia (/ˈpɜrʒə/ or /ˈpɜrʃə/), officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country ...
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Traveling Iran by train | DW Documentary
Iran is opening its doors to foreigners and a train ride from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea is a great way to get to know the country and its people. The travel restrictions that are now being ...
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Iran (word)
The name of Iran derives immediately from 3rd-century Sassanian Middle Persian ērān, Pahlavi ʼyrʼn, where it initially meant "of the Iranians", but soon also acquired a geographical connotat...
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Name of Iran
In the Western world, Persia (or its cognates) was historically the common name for Iran. In 1935, Reza Shah asked foreign delegates to use the term Iran (the historical name of the country, used by i...
Geography of Iran
Geographically, Iran is located in West Asia and borders the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Oman.Its mountains have helped to shape both the political and the economic history of the country ...
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Agriculture in Iran
Roughly one-third of Iran's total surface area is suited for farmland, but because of poor soil and lack of adequate water distribution in many areas, most of it is not under cultivation.Only 12% of t...
Agriculture in Iran - Wikipedia
Wildlife of Iran
Wildlife of Iran includes its flora and fauna and their natural habitats. One of the most famous members of wildlife in Iran are the world's last surviving, critically endangered Asiatic cheetah also ...
Wildlife of Iran - Wikipedia
Provinces of Iran
Iran is subdivided into thirty one provinces (Persian: استان‎ Ostān, plural استان‌ها Ostānhā), each governed from a local center, usually the largest local city, which is called the capital (P...
Provinces of Iran - Wikipedia
Counties of Iran
The counties of Iran, also called shahrestan (Persian: شهرستان‎ shahrestān), are administrative divisions of larger provinces (ostan). The word shahrestan comes from the Persian words shahr ("ci...
Counties of Iran - Wikipedia
List of Iranian 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...
List of Iranian cities by population - Wikipedia
History of Iran
The history of Iran, commonly known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia and Egypt in the w...
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Archaeological sites in Iran
Some of the prehistoric archaeological sites of Iran are listed below:
Archaeological sites in Iran - Wikipedia
Tepe Sialk
51°24′17″E / 33.968915°N 51.404738°E / 33.968915; 51.404738 (Sialk)Tepe Sialk (Persian: تپه سیلک‎) is a large ancient archeological site (a tepe or Persian tappe...
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Jiroft culture
A "Jiroft culture" has been postulated as an early Bronze Age (late 3rd millennium BC) archaeological culture, located in what is now Iran's Sistan and Kermān Provinces.The hypothesis is based on a co...
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Shahr-e Sukhteh
Shahr-e Sūkhté (Persian: شهر سوخته‎, meaning "[The] Burnt City"), also spelled as Shahr-e Sukhteh and Shahr-i Shōkhta, is an archaeological site of a sizable Bronze Age urban settlement, associa...
Shahr-e Sukhteh - Wikipedia
Elam
Elam (/ˈiːləm/) was an ancient Pre-Iranic civilization centered in the far west and southwest of what is now modern-day Iran, stretching from the lowlands of what is now Khuzestan and Ilam Province as...
Elam - Wikipedia