About Iran

Widely-known though perhaps misunderstood, Iran is a fascinating country. Both Middle Eastern and Central Asian, Iran is a vast country both in land area (17th largest) and population (18th largest). It is the site of some of the most ancient civilizations known to humankind, and today is a middle power that is home to a diverse population. There are an amazing 22 World Heritage Sites in the country. m 

Iran Trivia

Which Countries Have a Theocratic Government?

Some of the countries with a theocratic government include Yemen, Vatican City, Sudan, and Mauritania.

7 Countries With A Theocratic Government Today

What Languages are Spoken in Iran?

Persian is the official language of Iran and is spoken by over 50% of the country's population.

What Languages Are Spoken in Iran?

When Was the Iranian Revolution?

Between 1978 and 1979, the Pahlavi Dynasty was overthrown and replaced by a new Islamic Republic of Iran. The revolution was mostly non-violent, although there were incidents of armed struggle.

Iranian Revolution: Causes, Events, and Effects

What Are Some Native Plants Of Iran?

Zagros Field Elm, Persian Ironwood, Velvet Maple, Schrenck's Tulip, Miss Willmott's Ghost, Fall Daffodil, etc., are some native plants of Iran.

Native Plant Species Of Iran

What Continent is Iran In?

Although considered to be part of the Middle East, Iran is located in the western portion of the continent of Asia.

What Continent is Iran In?

What Kind of Government Does Iran Have?

Iran is a Middle-Eastern country also known as the Islamic Republic of Iran and has a theocratic government, in which most policies are based on Islamic religious ideologies.

What Type Of Government Does Iran Have?

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Iran?

The Persian people are the largest ethnic group in modern day Iran, accounting for 61% of the total population of the country.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Iran

Which Reptiles Are Found In Iran?

The Iranian Rock Gecko, Persian Spider Gecko, Mugger Crocodile, Caspian Cobra, Spider-Tailed Horned Viper, etc., are some of the reptilian species found in Iran.

Native Reptiles Of Iran