Everything About Iran!

State Capital- Tehran

The Basics

The Flag

Did you know that the Iran country flags three stripes each mean something different?

Green- Islam

White- Peace

Red- Courage

The Geography


Iran is located in the continent of Asia and it's surrounding countries are Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan,Turkmenistan, Armenia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
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Major Landforms (Physical Features)

Iran's major landforms that are physical features are The Wetlands, Caves, Dunes, Glaciers, and Islands of Iran.

Major Landforms (Man Made)

The man made major lanforms of Iran are the Historical Centres of Isfahan, Kerman, Shiraz, and Yazd.

Major Bodies of Water

Iran's major bodies of water are The Persian Gulf, Oman Sea, and the Caspian Sea.

The Government

Their Government Types

The types of government for Iran are Unitary State, Islamic Republic, Presidential System, Parliamentary System, and Theocracy.


Iran's two leaders are Ali Khamenei (Supreme Leader) and Hassan Rouhani (President).

How the Leaders Are Chosen

The leaders in Iran are chosen the same way our leaders are chosen here in America, we go through elections and the minimum requirements for a candidate stay in in the polls are to have at least 50% of voters voting for them.

The Responsibilities of Citizens

They have the same responsibilities as us Americans. Stay informed, vote, Etc..

The Economy

Iran's GDP

Iran is not a poor or rich country. The economy is quite strong, but then again it is a very large country, second biggest in the Middle East to be exact.
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Money- Iran Rial

Main Exports

Iran's Main Exports are chemicals, plastics, fruits, ceramic products and metals. Their trade partners are China (21 percent of total exports), Japan (9.2 percent) and Turkey (9 percent).

The Economic Indicators

Life Expectancy - 73.76 Years

Birth Rate - 1.92 births per woman (2012)

Literacy Rate - 82%

Water Sources - Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, Lake Urmia, and Central Basin.


Major Language - Persian (آثممخ)


Muslim is Iran's religion and it's beliefs are:


  • 1 Islam. 1.1 History. 1.2 Shi'a Islam. 1.3 Sunni Islam. 1.4 Sufi Islam.
  • 2 Other religions. 2.1 Contemporary status. 2.1.1 Reserved Parliament seats. 2.2 Irreligion. 2.3 Bahá'í Faith. 2.4 Mandaeism. 2.5 Christianity. 2.6 Yarsanism. 2.7 Zoroastrianism. 2.8 Judaism.


Iranian foods includes a wide variety of foods ranging from Chelow kabab (rice served with roasted meat: Barg, Koobideh, Joojeh, Shishleek, Soltani, Chenjeh), Khoresh (stew that is served with white Iranian rice: Ghormeh Sabzi, Gheimeh, Fesenjān, and others).


General Weather Conditions

Iran has a hot, dry climate characterized by long, hot, dry summers and short, cool winters. The climate is influenced by Iran's location between the subtropical aridity of the Arabian desert areas and the subtropical humidity of the eastern Mediterranean area.

Average Yearly Rainfall (Plus Extra Info)

The months April, May and October have a nice average temperature.
Hot season / summer is in May, June, July, August and September.
Teheran has dry periods in May, June, July, August, September, October and November.
On average, the warmest month is July.
On average, the coolest month is January.
March is the wettest month.
August is the driest month.

Effects of the Climate

  • Since there isn't much wet seasons Iran is a very arid and dry country.


History of the Military

With thousands of years of recorded history and due to an unchanging geographic (and subsequently geopolitical) condition, Iran (previously known as Persia West until 1935) has had a long, varied, and checkered military culture and history, ranging from triumphant and unchallenged ancient military supremacy affording effective superpower status in its day, to a series of near catastrophic defeats (beginning with the destruction of Elam) at the hand of previously subdued and conquered peripheral nations (including Greece, Macedon, Arabia, and the Asiatic nomadic tribes at the Eastern boundary of the lands traditionally home to the Iranian people).

Compare and Contrast


The food in Iran is very similar to America's food because the use the same food groups just in different combinations and recipies.


The clothing in Iran could be similar like for example: the glasses, SOME of the hats, an very rarely the pants. Otherwise the clothing is very different like the robes and the glasses.


In Iran, Allah is their God Not Jesus Christ and the supreme being that they await is Messiah.