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Atlas of Iran

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Iran

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ايران‎

فارسی [1]ايران‎ - جمهوری اسلامی ايران

ایران کشوری در جنوب غربی آسیا در منطقهٔ مشهور به خاورمیانه است. پایتخت آن تهران است.

Azərbaycan İran Qərbi-Asiyada dövlət. Şimalda Ermənistan, Azərbaycan və Türkmənistanla , şərqdə Əfqanıstan və Pakistanla, qərbdə İraq və Türkiyə ilə sərhəddir. Şimaldan Xəzər dənizi ilə, Cənubdan İran və Oman körfəzləri ilə əhatə olunmuşdur. Ərazi 28 ostana bölünmüşdür. Ostanlara rəhbərliyi Daxili İşlər naziri tərəfindən təyin edilən general-qubernatorlar edir. Ostanlar öz növbələrində şəhristanlara bölünürlər. Şəhristanların tərkibinə şəhərlər və digər ərazilər daxildirlər. Şəhristana rəhbərlik edən məmurlar bəzən təyin olunur bəzəndə seçilirlər.
Kurdî / كوردی Îran (farsî: جمهوری اسلامی ایران) welatekê Rojhilata Navîn e. Navê wê yê fermî Komara Îslamî ya Îranê ye (bi Farisî: Comhûrîyê Êslamîyê Îran). Îran li Bukur bi Ermenistanê, Azerbaycanê û Tirkmenistanê re, li rojava bi Tirkiye û Îraqê re, li rojhilat bi Efxanistan û Pakistanê re û li başûr bi Kendava Farisî û Kendava Omanê re û li aliyê din ê wan herduyan re bi Kuweyt , Erebistana Siûdî, Bahreyn, Qeter, Mîrnişînên Erebî yên Yekbûyî û Ommanê re hevsî e. Mezzhebê fermî yê Îranê Şî û zimanê fermî jî Farisî ye.
English Iran - Islamic Republic of Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran, formerly known as Persia in the West, is a large Western Asian country located in the Middle East and Central Asia. Its area equals the size of the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and Germany combined. Iran borders ► Armenia, ► Azerbaijan (including its ► Nakhichevan exclave) and ► Turkmenistan to the north, ► Afghanistan and ► Pakistan to the east, and ► Iraq (with ► Kurdistan) and ► Turkey to the west. In addition, it borders the Persian Gulf, across which lie ► Kuwait, ► Iraq, ► Saudi Arabia, ► Bahrain, ► Oman, ► Qatar, and the ► United Arab Emirates.


Short name  Iran
Official  name Islamic Republic of Iran
Status Independent country, united since 1502
Location Middle East
Capital تهران (Tehran)
Population 70,049,262 inhabitants
Area 1,648,195 km²
Major  languages Persian (official), Azerbaijani, Kurdish
Major  religions Shi'a Islam
More information Iran, Geography of Iran, History of Iran and Politics of Iran
More  images Iran - Iran (Category).

General maps

Iran map.png Map of Iran
Iran map-FA.png Map of Iran in Persian
Iran 2001 CIA map.jpg Map of Iran
Iran topo en.jpg Topographic map
IranNumbered.png Provinces of Iran
Iran counties.png Counties of Iran

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Iran (Persia), illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Iran (Persia).

Fertile Crescent map.png Fertile Crescent
AlterOrient.jpg Akkadian Empire around 2000 BCE
Elam Map.jpg The Elamite Empire (2700-539 BCE)
Map of Assyria.png The Assyrian Empire in the 9th to 7th centuries BC
Deportationofjewsbyassyrian.jpg Deportation of the Jews by the Assyrian Empire
Carte-Empire néo-assyrien.png Neo-Assyrian Empire
Urartu743.png Urartu at its greatest extent in the time of Sarduris II, 743 BC
Median Empire.jpg The Median Empire (728-550 BCE)
Median-empire-600BCE.png Median Empire

Persian Empire

Map of the Achaemenid Empire.jpg The Achaemid Empire (Persia
Achaemenid-empire-500BCE.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire (not at its greatest extent)
Carte empire achéménide.png The Persian Achaemenid Empire (at its greatest extent)
Persian Empire, 490 BC.gif The Persian Achaemenid Empire (not at its greatest extent)

Macedonian Empire

Verginasun.jpg 334-323 BCE: Macedonian Empire - occupying country ► Macedonian Empire

Map of Armenia and Albania (1760).jpg The Expedition of Alexander the Great 334-323 BCE
Map-alexander-empire.png Map of the Empire of Alexander
MacedonEmpire.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander 334-323 BCE
Alexander den stores rike, Nordisk familjebok.jpg Map of the Empire of Alexander (Norwegian)
Diadochen1.png Hellenistic successor states:
   Kingdom of Ptolemy
   Kingdom of Cassander
   Kingdom of Lysimachus
   Kingdom of Seleucus
   Epirus
Other states:
   Rome
Map Diadochs-fr.png Map of the diadochs kingdoms (in french)
Hellenistic world 200BC blank.png Hellenistic world in 200 BCE
Greco-Bactrian kingdom.jpg Greco-Bactrian kingdom (250-125 BCE)

Parthia

Flag of None.svg 250 BCE-225 CE: Parthia (اشکانیان - Ashkâniân) - independent monarchy

Parther reich.jpg The Parthian empire
LocationParthia.PNG The Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226 CE)
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Parthia 100 BC
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Indo-Sassanide Empire
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
Iran circa 1000AD.png Iran around 1000
Seldschuken-Reich-map.png The Seljuq Empire 1037-1194
Khwarezmid-empire-1220CE.png The Khwarezmid Empire around 1220
Mongol Empire map.gif Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan's death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)
   Mongol Empire

By 1294 the empire had split into:

   Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty)
Mongol dominions.jpg The Timurid Empire 1405
Das Reich Timur-i Lenks (1365-1405).GIF The Timurid Empire 1405
LocationSafavid.PNG The Persian Safavid Empire (1501-1722/1736)
Map Safavid persia.png The Safavid Empire
Map Iran 1900-en.png Iran around 1900
Republic of mahabad and south azerbaijan 1945 1946.png Kurdish Republic of Mahabad and Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan in 1945-1946

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Jomann Imperium Periscum.jpg Map of Persia around 1700
1753vaugondy.jpg A 1753 map by Robert De Vaugondy titled ESTATS DU GRAND-SEIGNEUR EN ASIE where the color yellow marks the Greater Persian territores.
Persia1808.JPG An 1808 British map of Persia.

Ethno-linguistic maps

[[|border|251x400px]] Ethnic Map of Iran
Persian Language Location Map.png Map of the persian inhabited areas in Iran and Afghanistan
Iran Azeripeoples.jpg Map of the Azerbaijani inhabited areas in Iran
ModernIranianlanguageMap.jpg The Iranian languages

Other maps

Iran oil exports 1385.jpg International trade
Iran major crops78.jpg Major crops
Iran oil map.png Oil
Atomprogramm des Iran.png Nuclear program
Iran railway en.png Railways
Iran biotopes.svg Biotopes of Iran
Map iran biotopes simplified-fr.png Biotopes of Iran

Satellite maps

Iran BMNG.png Satellite map

Notes and references

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  1. Romanization: Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Īrān.

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