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The Islamic Republic of Iran was previously a constitutional monarchy ruled by a shah; from 1906 to 1979.

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The Islamic Republic of Iran

Countries neighbouring Iran are: Iraq, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Map of Iran.

Much of the country is rugged terrain, subject to severe earthquake activity, while central Iran is predominately desert.

Persia

Persian carpets are still considered among the most valuable in the world, because of the considerable skill of the Iranian weavers.

The Persian Empire was founded by Cyrus the Great, the self-proclaimed king of Persia, in 550 BC. His tomb can still be seen at Pasargadae.

The capital of the Persian Empire, Persepolis, was situated in the dry mountainous region of south-western Iran.

Much of the architecture of the city has been preserved, due to the favourable climate and restoration work on the ruins by dedicated archaeologists.

The Persian Empire never managed to encompass Greece, but Alexander the Great took Persia in the 4th century BC.

After the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC, there were many struggles for control of Persia.

Map of Iran.

About Iran

Iranian Government:
The official site of the Presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran Online Yellow Pages:
Iranian business directory.

Iran Customs Regulations

You can't bring duty-free alcoholic beverages into Iran, but a laptop is ok; as long as it has no gambling and debauchery paraphernalia on the hard drive.

Weather in the Middle East:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around the Middle East.

Iran Tourism

Enter Iran:
Getting to Iran, and other information for visitors.

Iranian Culture

Iranian Culture:
Although sometimes referred to as Persian culture, the inhabitants of Iran have long called themselves Iranians, and this is their culture.

Around Iran

Iranian Cites:
Mashhad (mah-shahd), meaning place of martyrdom, is the capital and largest city in Khorasan province. It is also Iran's holiest city, located 850 kilometres north-east of Tehran. Find out more about Iranian cities.

Iranian Regions

Regional Iran:
Where to go in Iran. Learn more about the regions of Iran.

Iran Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Iran (Country Guide) A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind Iran rkh r/v (r) wp GPS

Iran Travel Guides - Iran Maps.

Iran Travel Notes

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