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Iran is a large country between the Gulf of Oman, the , and the Caspian Sea. It was renamed Iran in the early 20th century; before that it was known as Persia.
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, is the capital city of . A bustling metropolis of 14 million people, it sits at the foot of the towering Alborz mountain range.

is the capital of East Azerbaijan province, in the of .

is a city in central Iran, south of Tehran and is the capital of Province.

is the capital city of the province and a treasure trove of Persian culture.

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lies at the heart of , home to major cities and travel destinations like , the capital , and the holy city of .
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is a large section of the country, to the west of cities like and .

is in the extreme northwest of , by the border with the country and former Soviet Republic of .

, also known as Northern Iran, is a beautiful region of along the coast of the Caspian Sea.
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is a region in the north-east of . It was a single province until 2004, when it was split into three provinces: North , Razavi and South .
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The of lies along the country's Persian Gulf coast, and consists of the Bushehr and Hormozgan provinces.
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Iran

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 76,900,000
  • Latitude of center: 32° 42' (32.7°) north
  • Longitude of center: 54° 6' (54.1°) east
  • Elevation: 1511 meters (4957 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 1,648,000 km² (636,296 miles²)
  • Languages: Persian and Kurdish
  • Currency: Rial (IRR)
  • Phone code: 98
  • Internet domain: .ir
  • Neighbors: , , , , , and
  • Wikidata: Iran
  • Wikimedia Commons: Iran

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Albanian: Irani, Amharic: ኢራን, Arabic: إيران, Arabic: ايران, Aragonese: Irán, Armenian: Իրան, Arpitan: Éran, Asturian: Irán, Azerbaijani: İran, Bambara: Iraŋ, Belarusian: Іран, Ісламская Рэспубліка, Belarusian: Іран, Bengali: ইরান, Bulgarian: Иран, Ислямска република, Bulgarian: Иран, Burmese: အီရန်, Central Khmer: អ៊ីរ៉ង់, Central Kurdish: ئێران, Chinese: 伊朗, Chinese: 伊朗伊斯兰共和国, Croatian: Iran, Islamska Republika, Czech: Írán, Danish: Den Islamiske Republik Iran, Dutch: Iran (Islamitische Republiek), Dzongkha: ཨི་རཱན, English: Empire of Iran, English: Iran, Islamic Republic Of, English: Islamic Republic of Iran, Esperanto: Irano, Esperanto: Persio, Esperanto: Persujo
Estonian: Iraan, Ewe: Iran nutome, French: Iran, French: Iran (République islamique de), Fulah: Iraan, Galician: Irán - ایران, Galician: Irán, Ganda: Yiraani, Georgian: ირანი, German: Iran, German: Iran (Islamische Republik), German: Persian, German: Persien, Greek: Ιράν, Ισλαμική Δημοκρατία του, Greek: Ιράν, Gujarati: ઈરાન, Hebrew: איראן, Hindi: ईरान, Hungarian: Irán, Icelandic: Íran, Irish: An Iaráin, Italian: Iran, Italian: Iran (Repubblica Islamica), Japanese: イラン, Japanese: イラン・イスラム共和国, Kannada: ಇರಾನ್, Kikuyu: Uajemi, Korean: 이란, Kurdish: Îran, Lao: ອີລ່ານ, Latin: Irania
Latin: Persia, Latvian: Irāna, Limburgan: Iraan, Lingala: Irâ, Lithuanian: Iranas, Lithuanian: Irano Islamo Respublika, Lojban: iran, Luba-Katanga: Ira, Macedonian: Иран, Malayalam: ഇറാൻ, Maori: Īrāna, Marathi: ईराण, Mazanderani: ایران, Nepali (macrolanguage): इरान, Norwegian Bokmål: Iran (Den islamske republikken), Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܝܪܐܢ, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܝܪܢ, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଇରାନ୍, Persian: Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Īrān, Persian: ایران, Persian: جُمهورئ اِسلامئ ايران, Persian: كِشوَرِ شاهَنشاهئ ايران, Portuguese: Irã, Portuguese: Irão, Portuguese: República Islâmica do Irã, Pushto: ايران, Romanian: Iran (Republica islamică), Rundi: Irani, Russian: Иран, Sango: Iräan, Serbian: Иран
Sinhala: ඉරානය, Slovak: Irán, Somali: Iiraan, Spanish: Irán, Spanish: Irán (República Islámica), Spanish: Persia, Swahili (macrolanguage): Uajemi, Tajik: Эрон, Tamil: ஈரான், Telugu: ఇరాన్, Thai: ประเทศอิหร่าน, Thai: อิหร่าน, Tibetan: ཨི་རཱན།, Tigrinya: ኢራን, Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻIulaani, Turkish: İran, Uighur: ئىران, Ukrainian: Іран, Ісламська Республіка, Ukrainian: Іран, Urdu: ایران, Uzbek: Eron, Vietnamese: I-ran, Volapük: Lirän, Yiddish: איראן, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Irani, Zulu: i-Iran, Keshvar-e Shāhanshāhī-ye Īrān, Īrān
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