is the country of Nature and Culture, History and Art. Iran
is a middle-eastern Country with neighbors such as Armenia
, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in the north, Turkey
and Iraq in the west, Pakistan and Afghanistan in the east, with 74 million population.
The plateau of Iran consists of high Mountain ranges like Zagros
west and Alborz
in north. The highest point in Iran is Mountain
, with 5610 m above the sea level, where lots of Iranian
Mythological and Legends
according to Ferdowsi
, the great poet of the
country, took place.
Deserts of Iran
cover an area of 34000 km2 with diverse culture of hard working people and unique architecture.
The Persian Gulf
and Oman Sea in the South and Caspian Sea
in the north
covers 3000 kilometers of Shore line sand beaches with ports like
in the south and Bandar Anzali
in the north.
Unlike what most of foreigners think about Iran, there are lots of
Jungles and greenery, like Old Hirkani Jungles
in the northern part of
the country and Incredible disappearing Hera Jungles
in the Persian Gulf
in the south of Iran.
The civilization on the Iranian
plateau is very ancient; copper was
smelted there about 5500 BC .Iranian people gave rise to Median, as the
Persian people gave rise to Achaemenid, Parthians, Sassanid dynasties
during the classical antiquity and then after the advent of Islam in
, the Seljuk
, Zand dynasties
played significant roles in
including architecture, weaving, painting, pottery,
calligraphy, metalworking and stonemasonry is one of the richest art
heritages in the world.
is being introduced as an Islamic Country
, many other
religions and ideologies has been introduced like Christianity, or
developed like Zoroastrianism, and Mithraism. The Iranian Jewish
community is proud of sites like Esther and Murdkai in Hamadan or the
Tomb of Biblical prophet Daniel
in the ancient city of Susa
Beside all these beauties, rich hospitality exists among Iranians
since ancient times as the country is located and has been in the middle of
the route connecting Orient and the western world known as Silk Road.