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Administrative Division of Iran

Administrative Division of Iran

Iran (Persia) is located in Middle East with 31 Ostan (Provinces) and neighbors Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iraq.

Governmental System in Iran

Governmental System in Iran

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.

Iranian Recreation Activities

Iranian Recreation Activities

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.

Modernity in Iran

Modernity in Iran

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.

Education & Occupation

Education & Occupation

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

Women in Iran

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.

Iran’s Geography

Iran’s Geography

Iran is the 17th biggest country of the world with 1,648,195 km2 of area. It is located in the North and East Hemispheres, in Middle East.

Alborz

Alborz

Karaj is the capital of Alborz province, it is the fourth populated city of Iran, in west of Tehran, known for Alborz mountain range, Chalous Road, Uzbeki Hill, Tulip Garden and Dam Lake.

Ardabil

Ardabil

Ardabil is located in the northwest of Iran; its capital is the city of Ardabil, known for Sheikh Safi Complex, hot springs and ski resorts

West Azerbaijan (Qarbi)

West Azerbaijan (Qarbi)

Located in the North-West of the country, Urmia is its center and it is known for attractions like Urmia Lake, Armenian Monastic Ensembles, Takht-e Soleymān, and Ghotour Bridge.

Azerbaijan Sharqi (East)

Azerbaijan Sharqi (East)

It is located in the North-West of Iran holding part of the Iran’s border, known for its center Tabriz and attractions like Tabriz Bazaar, Saint Stephanos Church, and Kandovan Village.

Bushehr

Bushehr

Located in South of Iran, the center is Bushehr city. It is known for its warm and humid climate, nuclear power plant, Persian Gulf beaches, and Siraf Historical site

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