Archaic Signet of Civilization

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General Information History Natural Scenery Tourism Social Life of Iranians Modern Iran before 1979 Revolution Iran after 1979 Revolution Art and Iranians Famous Iranians Iranians in USA Persian Words in English Language


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Middle East is an area which covers parts of west Asia and North East Africa

General Information Caspian Sea Persian Gulf .

General Information Ancient Name: Perse. Pars. Persia (Until 1935) Persians (Parsians) Conventional Name: Iran (After 1935) Iranians Type of Government: Republic (Islamic Republic) Conventional Long Full Name: Islamic Republic of Iran Reference: CIA Facebook .

General Information Iran¶s Flag Reference: CIA Facebook .

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688. Sunni Muslim 9%. and Baha'i 2% Literacy (age 15 and over can read and write): more than 80% Reference: CIA Facebook . Zoroastrian. Jewish.) Religion: Shi'a Muslim 89%.433 (July 2006 est.648 million sq km (Slightly Larger than Alaska) Arable Area: about 10 % Population: 68.General Information Race Background: Aria (Arya) Area: 1. Christian.

com .General Information Capital: Tehran Calendar: Persian Calendar This year: 1386 A Solar Calendar which is more Accurate than Gregorian Clanedar Persian New Year: 21st March Official Language: Farsi (Persian) Reference: CIA Facebook wikipedia.

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The Temple is finished in the month of Adar. Darius. and directs Tatnai not to disturb the Jews in their work. Ezra Chapter 1 Cyrus king of Persia released God's people from their captivity. He also exempts them from tribute. Achaemenian Empires (3200 BCE ± 330 BCE) Reference: . Ezra Chapter 6 Darius finds the decree of Cyrus in the archives of Achmetha (Hamadan). with license to return and build the temple in Jerusalem: and restored the holy vessels which Nabuchodonosor had taken from them. and supplies everything necessary for the offerings. the Great Old Testament. in the sixth year of Darius. and is dedicated with great solemnity.History Cyrus. the Great Old Testament.

Statue of Xerxes the Great. Persepolis. Achaemenian Capital Reference: .com dreamview.History All Nations Gate.

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Monument of Cyrus the Great Reference: .History Pasargad.

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org . Achaemenian Era Reference: Wikipedia.History The First Human Rights Document Ever Made by Darius I King of Persia.

A Post Station (Chaparkhane).History The first credible claim for the development of a real postal system comes from Persia . Achaemenian Era Reference: .

History Black Sea Mediterranean Sea Indian Ocean The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference: .

History . The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference: wikipedia. King of Persia.

Sassanid Palace.History Ctesiphopn. Now in Iraq Reference: .

org . During the third century AD. Reference: wikipedia. banks in Persia and other territories in the Persian empire under Sassanid Empire issued letters of credit known as Sakks and is the root of the word cheque.History Sassanid Dynasty invented Bank system. .D. 865 A. Persian mathematician. 800 A. Chemist and Physician Discovered Sulfuric Acid and Alcohol Khwarizmi . Inventor of Algorithm Reference: wikipedia. astronomer. astrologer and geographer.History Rhazes..

980 A.D.History Avicennia. Physician and Philosopher Author of The Book of Healing and The Canon of Medicine which was for seven centuries the standard medical text in European universities Reference: ..

History Safavid Dynasty.D. Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A. Reference: .

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Interior Design in a Safavid Palace


Qajar dynasty, Ruled from 1781 to 1925 B.C


Qajar Kings


org . Qajar Prime Minister Established the First Modern University in Iran in 1880s Reference: wikipedia.History Amir Kabir.

org . 1924-1941 Mohammad Reza Shah. 1941-1979 Pahlavi Dynasty Reference: wikipedia.History Reza Shah (King Reza).

org .History King Mohammad Reza and Emress King is crowning the Emress Pahlavi Dynasty Reference: wikipedia.

1962 Shah and President Lyndon.History Shah and President Truman.parstimes. 1968 Reference: www. 1949 President Eisenhower Visits Iran. 1959 Shah and President .

parstimes.History President Nixon Visits Iran. 1975 Shah and President Carter. 1977 Reference: www. 1972 Shah and President Nixon. 1973 Shah and President .

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Ayatollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979


On 22 September 1980 Iraq invaded Iran and this war lasted from September 1980 to August 1988 and about a million Iranians killed or wounded. On 9 December 1991, the UN Secretary-General declared Iraq as invader and the war ended.


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Esfahan Imam Square.Tourism Attractions Chehel sotun. Esfahan Reference: .

Tourism Attractions A mosque. Shiraz Reference: .net shirazcity. Esfahan Eram Garden.

Tourism Attractions Interior Design of mosques Reference: .

Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square. Esfahan .

net . Ahwaz Alisadr Cave. Tabriz Reference: dreamview. Isfahan Eel Goli.Tourism Attractions Ahwaz Bridge. Hamedan An Ancient Chruch.

Esfahan Khajoo Bridge Esfahan Reference: dreamview. Esfahan Sioseh Pol(33 Bridges). Mashad Ali Qapu.Tourism Attractions Ferdowsi .

com .net flicker. Shiraz Reference: dreamview.Tourism Attractions Namak Abrood resort. Northern Iran Hafez Monument.

Mashad Reference: wildrussia.spb.Tourism Attractions Imam Reza holly shrine (All made of gold and silver).ru .

the Biggest Cloddish Town of the World Reference: CHN Photo Agency .Tourism Attractions Kalut.

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com . Uromieh Salt Lake. Uromieh Reference: flicker.Tourism Attractions Salt Lake.

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Tourism Attractions Dolphin Park. Kish Island Reference: .

Tourism Attractions The second 7 star hotel of the world Flower of the east Kish Island Reference: .

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Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Students. Tehran University Iranian students at Berkeley University 1970 .

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Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Youth Reference: .

com .Social Life after 1979 Revolution Break Dance in the Street Iranian Youth Participating in Presidential Polls Reference: worldisround.

com .Social Life after 1979 Revolution Soccer Fans Fans of a Presidential Candidate Iranian Youth Reference: worldisround.

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Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Soccer Players Iranian Women Rugby Players Reference: Associated Press Fars News Agency .

ir .Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Wrestling Team Top Three of the World Iranian Soccer Team Top 20 of the World Reference: ipna.

Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Soccer Fans in World Cup 2006 .

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Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Polo Players Iranian Women Golf Players .

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com .Social Life after 1979 Revolution Tehran Symphonic Orchestra Reference: worldisround.

Social Life after 1979 Revolution Persian New . 21st of March Reference: worldisround.

com .Social Life after 1979 Revolution Last Wednesday of the Year Chahrshanbe Soori Fireworks. Dance and Jump over Fire Reference: worldisround.

Social Life after 1979 Revolution Ski Resorts. Tehran .

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Art and Iranians Iranian Miniature Reference: .

com .Art and Iranians Hand-knotted Persian Silk/wool Rug Reference: manhattanrugs.

com .Art and Iranians Blue Tile Works Reference: manhattanrugs.

org .Art and Iranians Handicraft Copper Works Reference: salamiran.


org .Famous Iranians Christiane Amanpour Chief International Correspondent for the CNN Anousheh Ansari First Female Private Space Tourism Dr. Ghasem Asrar Associate Administrator for Earth Science of NASA Bijan Davari IBM Fellow and Vice President Reference: wikipedia.

org .Famous Iranians Hossein Eslambolchi Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer of AT&T Prof. Ali Javan Inventor of Gas Laser in 1960 Maria Khorsand President of Ericsson Company Reference: wikipedia. Mohammad Jamshidi A Member of the Advisory board of the NASA JPL's MARS Pathfinder Project Prof.

UC Berkley Professor Farzad Nazem Executive Vice President of Yahoo! Pierre . Lotfi Zadeh Father of Fuzzy Logic Theorem. Omidyar Founder and Chairman of the eBay Reference: wikipedia.Famous Iranians Omid Kordestani Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Field Operations of Google Prof.

Famous Iranians Azadeh Tabazadeh Senior Research Scientist. NASA Faryar Shirzad Former White House Deputy Assistant for International Economic Affairs to President George W. Earth Science Division. CA Reference: . Bush Shirin Ebadi The First Iranian and the First Muslim Woman To Receive the Nobel Peace Prize Bijan Pakzad (Bijan) Designer of Menswear and Fragrances Owner of the most expensive store in the world in Beverly Hills.


Iran has had the most student population abroad among all other countries and the most number of foreign students in US.000 Iranians have been living in USA.Iranians in USA ‡ In 1990 about . ‡ 46% of Iranians in US have bachelor¶s degree or higher.100. ‡ In 1979. Reference: google.

A. ‡ The most population of Iranians. Which is called ³Little Persia´ and is one of the most expensive districts of L. ‡ Iranians live in Westwood district of L.000 Iranians live in California.Iranians in USA ‡ It is estimated that about . about 600. Reference: google. live in Los Angeles which is called ³Tehrangeles´ (Tehran-Los Angeles).000.


org/wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Persian_origin Caviar (khaviyar) Chess (shah) Door (Darb) Far (Far) Reference: .wikipedia. of them are as follows: Algorithm (Khwarazmi) Bronze (birinj) Best (Beh ast) Caravan (k raw n) Beggar (bi-kaar) Better (Behtar) Candy (Ghandy) Cash (karsha) Cheque(Check) (Chek) Cow (Gav) Guitar (Sitar) Further (Fartar) en.Persian Words in English Language More than 500 Persian Words is estimated in English Language.

Persian Words in English Language Jackal (shagh Khaki (khaki) Lemon (limoo) Magic (magu Pajamas (p ) ë j mah) l) Jasmine (yasmin) Kebab (Kabab) Lips (Lab) Orange (n ranj) Paradise (pairidaeza) Sherry (Shiraz) Sandal (sandal) Spinach (aspanakh) Sugar (shakar) Reference: .

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