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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 .

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.

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 .

The of lies along the country's Persian Gulf coast, and consists of the Bushehr and Hormozgan provinces.

Iran

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 76,900,000
  • Latitude of center: 32.7° or 32° 42' north
  • Longitude of center: 54.1° or 54° 6' 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
  • GeoNames ID: 130758

Other Names for Iran

  • 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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