General Information Ancient Name: Perse, Pars, Persia (Until 1935) Conventional Name: Iran (After 1935) Type of Government: Republic (Islamic Republic) Area 1,648,195 km 2 Population 77,176,930 (2013)
General Information Capital Tehran Currency Rial Religion Shi'a Muslim 89%, Sunni Muslim 9%, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i 2% Language Farsi - Persian Calendar Solar Hijri (SH)- Jalali- Persian
The first credible claim for the development of a real postal system comes from Persia, A Post Station (Chaparkhane), Achaemenian Era
History Shapur, King of Persia, The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference: wikipedia.org The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD)
History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq Reference: atlastours.net
History Reference: wikipedia.org Sassanid Dynasty invented Bank system. During the third century AD, 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 Rhazes, 865 A.D., Chemist and Physician Discovered Sulfuric Acid and Alcohol Reference: wikipedia.org Khwarizmi, 800 A.D., Persian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and geographer, Inventor of Algorithm
History Avicennia, 980 A.D., 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: wikipedia.org
History A Safavid King Reference: wikipedia.org Safavid Dynasty, Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A.D.