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  • Mahabad

    Mahabad (Persian: مهاباد‎, Kurdish: مەھاباد; also Romanized as Mahābād and Mehābād; formerly known as Sāūjbulākh or Sawcheblakh) is a city in and the capital of Mahabad County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

  • Khoy

    Khoy (Persian: خوی‎; also Romanized as Khoi, Khvoy, Khowy, Khuy, and Xoy), (Azerbaijani: Xoy); (Armenian: Խոյ) is a city in and the capital of Khoy County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

  • Estakhr

    Estakhr (Middle Persian: Stakhr, Persian: استخرIstakhar) was an ancient city located in southern Iran, in Fars province, five kilometers north of Persepolis.

  • Battle of Avarayr

    The Battle of Avarayr (Armenian: Ավարայրի ճակատամարտ Avarayri čakatamart; Persian: نبرد آوارایر‎) was fought on 26 May 451 AD on the Avarayr Plain in Vaspurakan, between the Armenian Army under Vardan Mamikonian and Sassanid Persia. Although the Per…

  • Maragheh observatory

    Maragheh observatory (Persian: رصدخانهٔ مراغه‎), was an institutionalized astronomical observatory which was established in 1259 CE under the patronage of the Ilkhanid Hulagu and the directorship of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, a Persian scientist and astr…

  • Khorramabad

    Khorramabad  pronunciation  (Persian: خرم‌آباد‎ - Khorram Abād, Luri: خورمووه - Xurrmoa; also Romanized as Khorramābād, Khoramabad, Khurramabad, Khorram Abad and Khur Ramābād) is a city in and capital of Lorestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, …

  • Caspian Airlines Flight 7908

    Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 was a scheduled commercial flight from Tehran, Iran, to Yerevan, Armenia, that crashed near the village of Jannatabad, outside the city of Qazvin in north-western Iran, on 15 July 2009. All 153 passengers and 15 crew on …

  • Siosepol

    Siosepol or Siose Bridge [ˈsiː oˈseh ˈpol] (Persian: سی و سه پل‎, which means 33 Bridge or the Bridge of 33 Arches), also called the Allah-Verdi Khan Bridge, is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Zayandeh River with…

  • Semnan Province

    Semnan Province (Persian: استان سمنان‎, Ostān-e Semnān ) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is in the north of the country, and its center is Semnan.

  • Semnan, Iran

    Semnan (pronounced [semˈnɒːn]; Persian: سمنان‎, also Romanized as Semnān and Samnān) is a city in and capital of Semnan Province, Iran. At the 2011 census, its population was 153,680 in 36,298 families.

  • Greater and Lesser Tunbs

    Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb (Persian: تنب بزرگ و تنب کوچک ‎, Tonb-e Bozorg and Tonb-e Kuchak, Arabic: طنب الكبرى و طنب الصغرى ‎, Tunb el-Kubra and Tunb el-Sughra; are two small islands in the eastern Persian Gulf, close to the Strait of Hormuz. The…

  • Bishapur

    Bishapur (Middle Persian: Bay-Šāpūr; Persian: بیشاپور‎, Bishâpûr) was an ancient city in Iran on the ancient road between Persis and Elam. The road linked the Sassanid capitals Estakhr (very close to Persepolis) and Ctesiphon.

  • Tomb of Hafez

    The Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall, the Hāfezieh, are two memorial structures erected in the northern edge of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the celebrated Persian poet Hafez. The open pavilion structures are situated in the Musalla Gard…

  • Tochal

    Mount Tochal (Persian: توچال Tochāl) is a mountain in the Alborz range and a ski resort adjacent to metropolitan Tehran, Iran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation of 3,933 m (13,005…

  • Khaju Bridge

    Khaju Bridge (Persian: پل خواجوPol-e Khāju) is a bridge in the province of Isfahan, Iran, which has been described as the finest in the province. It was built by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650, on the foundations of an older …

  • Behesht-e Zahra

    Behesht-e Zahra (Persian: بهشت زهرا‎,The Paradise of Zahara), is the largest cemetery in Iran. Located in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran, it is connected to the city by metro line No.

  • Port of Chabahar

    The Port of Chabahar (or Chah Bahar) is a seaport in Chah Bahar in southeastern Iran. Its location lies in the Gulf of Oman. It is the only Iranian port with direct access to ocean.

  • Tepe Sialk

    Tepe Sialk (Persian: تپه سیلک‎) is a large ancient archeological site (a tepe or Persian tappeh, "hill" or "mound") in a suburb of the city of Kashan, Isfahan Province, in central Iran, close to Fin Garden. The culture that inhabited this area has b…

  • Maragheh

    Maragheh (Persian: :مراغه‎, Azerbaijani: مراغا ,Mәrağa ) also Romanized as Marāgheh; also known as Marāgha) is a city in and the capital of Maragheh County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

  • Asaluyeh

    Asaluyeh (Persian: عسلويه‎, also Romanized as ‘Asalūyeh; also known as Asalu, and sometimes prefixed by bandar, meaning port) is a city in and the capital of Asaluyeh County, in Bushehr Province, Iran.

  • Shush, Iran

    Shush (Persian: شوش‎; also Romanized as Shūsh, Shoosh, and by name of the ancient nearby city: Sūsa) is a city in and the capital of Shush County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 53,897, in 10,689 families.

  • Shahrbanu

    Shahrbānū (or Shehr Bano) (Persian: شهربانو‎) (Meaning: "Lady of the Land"), is a personage described by the Shia tradition to have been one of the daughters of Yazdegerd III, the last Emperor of the Sassanid dynasty of Persia/Iran. She was said to …

  • Sarv-e Abarkuh

    The Cypress of Abarkuh (Persian: سرو ابرکوهSarv-e Abarkuh), also called the Zoroastrian Sarv, is a Cupressus sempervirens tree in Abarkuh in Yazd Province of Iran. It is protected by the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as a national natural…

  • Academy of Gondishapur

    The Academy of Gondishapur (in Modern Persian: دانشگاه گندی‌شاپور‎, Dânešgâh-e Gondišâpur), was one of the three Sasanian centers of education (Ctesiphon, Resaina, Gundeshapur) and academy of learning in the city of Gundeshapur, Iran during late ant…

  • Ministry of Petroleum (Iran)

    The Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) (Persian: وزارت نفتVezârat-e Naft) manages the oil industry, the producer of oil and petrochemical products. MoP is in charge of all issues pertaining to exploration, extraction, exploitation, distribution and expor…

  • Babol

    Babol (Persian: بابل‎,  pronunciation , also Romanized as Bābol; formerly known as Bārforush) is the capital of Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. Babol is divided into two metropolitan area (Under Iranian law).

  • Sabalan

    Sabalan (Persian: سبلان, Azerbaijani: Savalan, ساوالان, Armenian: Շահվարզան Shahvarzan or Սահվարզան Sahvarzan) is an inactive stratovolcano in Ardabil province of northwestern Iran. It is the third highest mountain in Iran and has a permanent crater…

  • Band-e Kaisar

    The Band-e Kaisar (Persian: بند قیصر, "Caesar's dam"‎), Pol-e Kaisar ("Caesar's bridge"), Bridge of Valerian or Shadirwan was an ancient arch bridge in Shushtar, Iran, and the first in the country to combine it with a dam. Built by a Roman workforce…

  • Bazaar of Tabriz

    The Bazaar of Tabriz (Persian بازار تبریز, Bāzār-e Tabriz) is a historical market situated in the city center of Tabriz, Iran. It is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. and is one of Iran's UNESC…