Tehran, is the capital city of . A bustling metropolis of 14 million people, it sits at the foot of the towering Alborz mountain range. Tehran has about 8,000,000 residents and an elevation of 1178 metres.
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Notable Places in the Area

The is the former royal Qajar complex in 's capital city, Tehran. is situated 3 km east of Tehran. Photo: Fulvio Spada, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Tehran and . is situated 2½ km north of Tehran. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Located in Tehran, beside , and founded in 1976, the exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over , dating from the 16th century to the present. is situated 3 km north of Tehran.

Government office
The —also translated as the of the Leadership or as the Council of Experts— is the deliberative body empowered to appoint and dismiss the Supreme Leader of Iran. Photo: Mohammad mahdi P9432, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town located the south-west of the central district of Tehran in . is situated 2½ km south of Tehran.


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