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Iran is a large country between the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea. It was renamed Iran in the early 20th century; before that it was known as Persia.

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Tehran, is the capital city of Iran. A bustling metropolis of 14 million people, it is situated at the foot of the towering Alborz mountain range.
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Tabriz is the capital of East Azerbaijan province, in the Azerbaijan region of Iran.
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Shiraz is the capital city of the Fars province and a treasure trove of Persian culture.
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Central Iran lies at the heart of the country, home to major cities and travel destinations like Esfahan, the capital Tehran, and the holy city of Qom.
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Western Iran is a large section of the country, to the west of Iranian cities like Tehran and Qom.
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Iranian Azerbaijan is in the extreme northwest of Iran, by the border with the country and former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan.
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Caspian Iran is a beautiful region of Iran along the coast of the Caspian Sea.
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Khorasan is a region in the north-east of Iran. Previously a single province, it was split into three in 2004.
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The Gulf Region of Iran lies along the country's Persian Gulf coast.
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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:  1,511 meters (4,957 feet)
  • Capital:  Tehran
  • Area:  1,648,000 km² (636,296 miles²)
  • Languages:  Persian, Kurdish
  • Currency:  Rial (IRR)
  • Phone code:  98
  • Internet domain:  .ir
  • Neighbors:  Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
  • Wikidata:  Iran
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Iran

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  • Albanian:  Irani
  • Amharic:  ኢራን
  • Arabic:  إيران, ايران
  • Aragonese:  Irán
  • Armenian:  Իրան
  • Arpitan:  Éran
  • Asturian:  Irán
  • Azerbaijani:  İran
  • Bambara:  Iraŋ
  • Belarusian:  Іран, Ісламская Рэспубліка, Іран
  • Bengali:  ইরান
  • Bulgarian:  Иран, Ислямска република, Иран
  • Burmese:  အီရန်
  • Central Khmer:  អ៊ីរ៉ង់
  • Chinese:  伊朗, 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, Iran, Islamic Republic Of, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Esperanto:  Irano, Persio, Persujo
  • Estonian:  Iraan
  • Ewe:  Iran nutome
  • French:  Iran (République islamique de)
  • Fulah:  Iraan
  • Galician:  Irán - ایران, Irán
  • Ganda:  Yiraani
  • Georgian:  ირანი
  • German:  Iran (Islamische Republik), Persian, Persien
  • Greek:  Ιράν, Ισλαμική Δημοκρατία του, Ιράν
  • Gujarati:  ઈરાન
  • Hebrew:  איראן
  • Hindi:  ईरान
  • Hungarian:  Irán
  • Icelandic:  Íran
  • Irish:  An Iaráin
  • Italian:  Iran (Repubblica Islamica)
  • Japanese:  イラン, イラン・イスラム共和国
  • Kannada:  ಇರಾನ್
  • Kikuyu:  Uajemi
  • Korean:  이란
  • Kurdish:  Îran, ئێران
  • Lao:  ອີລ່ານ
  • Latin:  Irania, Persia
  • Latvian:  Irāna
  • Limburgan:  Iraan
  • Lingala:  Irâ
  • Lithuanian:  Iranas, 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, ܐܝܪܢ
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଇରାନ୍
  • Persian:  Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Īrān, ایران, جُمهورئ اِسلامئ ايران, كِشوَرِ شاهَنشاهئ ايران
  • Portuguese:  Irão, 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 (República Islámica), Irán, Persia
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Uajemi
  • Tajik:  Эрон
  • Tamil:  ஈரான்
  • Telugu:  ఇరాన్
  • Thai:  ประเทศอิหร่าน, อิหร่าน
  • Tibetan:  ཨི་རཱན།
  • Tigrinya:  ኢራን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻIulaani
  • Turkish:  İran
  • Uighur:  ئىران
  • Ukrainian:  Іран, Ісламська Республіка, Іран
  • Urdu:  ایران
  • Uzbek:  Eron
  • Vietnamese:  I-ran
  • Volapük:  Lirän
  • Yiddish:  איראן
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Irani
  • Zulu:  i-Iran
  • Irã
  • Keshvar-e Shāhanshāhī-ye Īrān
  • Īrān

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