Iran (Persia) is located in Middle East with 31 Ostan (Provinces) and neighbors Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iraq.
Iran was ruled by monarchy before and after Islam until in 1979 revolution an Islamic Republic was established with a Supreme Leader, president and parliament taking control of the country.
Depending on social class, budget and the person’s revenue, Iranian choose different leisure time activity including picnic, traveling, going to movies, stadium and many other activities.
The Qajar Dynasty is when Iran entered modernity, especially with the reforms of Amir Kabir that was the basis for the constitutional Revolution. Modernity in Iran had an Islamic Influence.
Schools started with Dar ul Funun, today it has two stages of Elementary and High school, each six years, After receiving High School Diploma, students take part in University Entrance Exam.
Women in Iran are active social member; they have a notable presence in Universities, political world, social world and sports. Following the rules they must wear hijab outside their houses.