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1 Casual Friday IRAN

2 Iran in middle east

3 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)

4 Climate

5 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

6 History

7 Ancient ages Zoroaster, Iranian Prophet (1200 B.C.) Jiroft, shahre sookhteh,

8 Achaemenian Empires (550 BC – 330 BC)

9 Cyrus, the Great Cyrus cylinder: known as the first “human right charter” discovered in the ruins of Babylon from 539 BC Available in Metropolitan Museum of Art- New York till August 4th

10 Persepolis All Nations Gate Takht-e-Jamshid

11 Apadana, Achaemenian Kings Monument

12 Pasargad, Monument of Cyrus the Great

13 The first credible claim for the development of a real postal system comes from Persia, A Post Station (Chaparkhane), Achaemenian Era

14 History Shapur, King of Persia, The Sassanian Empire ( AD) Reference: wikipedia.org The Sassanian Empire ( AD)

15 History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq Reference: atlastours.net

16 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.

17 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

18 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

19 History A Safavid King Reference: wikipedia.org Safavid Dynasty, Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A.D.

20 History A Safavid Palace, Isfahan

21 History Interior Design in a Safavid Palace Reference: wikipedia.org

22 History Qajar Kings Reference: wikipedia.org

23 History Amir Kabir, Qajar Prime Minister Established the First Modern University in Iran in 1880s

24 History Reza Shah (King Reza), Mohammad Reza Shah, Pahlavi Dynasty

25 History King Mohammad Reza and EmpressKing is crowning the Empress Pahlavi Dynasty

26 History Iranian Revolution, 1979 Reference: wikipedia.org

27 History Ayatollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979 Reference: wikipedia.org

28 Natural Scenery

29 Reference: dreamview.net

30 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net

31 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net Fars News Agency

32 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net

33 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net

34 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net

35 Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net

36 Tourism Attractions

37 Reference: dreamview.net Chehel sotun, Esfahan Imam Square, Esfahan

38 Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net shirazcity.org A mosque, EsfahanEram Garden, Shiraz

39 Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net Interior Design of mosques

40 Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan

41 Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net Alisadr Cave, Hamedan An Ancient Chruch, IsfahanEel Goli, Tabriz

42 Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net gettyiamges.com Ali Qapu, EsfahanFerdowsi Monument, Mashad Sioseh Pol(33 Bridges), EsfahanKhajoo Bridge Esfahan

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

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

45 Tourism Attractions Reference:mandalay.pl tourism.chn.ir Kandovan

46 Tourism Attractions Reference: iranchamber.com flicker.com Salt Lake, Uromieh

47 Tourism Attractions Reference: flicker.com Qeshm Island

48 Tourism Attractions Reference: flicker.com Dolphin Park, Kish Island

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

50 Tourism Attractions Reference: kishtpc.com Underground Town of Kariz, Kish Island

51 Tehran Reference: dreamview.com flicker.com

52 Tehran Reference: dreamview.com

53 Tehran Reference: flicker.com

54 Tehran Reference: flicker.com bia2.com

55 Tehran Reference: flicker.com

56 Tehran Reference: flicker.com

57 Tehran Reference: flicker.com

58 Tehran Reference: flicker.com

59 Tehran Reference: worldisround.com Azadi Soccer Stadium Tehran

60 Reference: tehranmetro.com Subway Stations in Tehran

61 Social Life of Iranians

62 Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Youth Participating in Presidential Polls Break Dance in the Street

63 Reference: worldisround.com Fans of a Presidential Candidate Soccer Fans Iranian Youth

64 Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Youth Soccer Fans

65 Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Traffic Police

66 Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Fashions

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

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

69 Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Women Ice Skaters and Inline Skaters

70 Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Polo PlayersIranian Women Golf Players

71 Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Women Car Racers

72 Ski Resorts, Tehran

73 Reference: worldisround.com Tehran Symphonic Orchestra

74 Reference: worldisround.com Last Wednesday of the Year Chahrshanbe Soori Fireworks, Dance and Jump over Fire

75 Reference: worldisround.com Persian New Year, 21 st of March

76 ART and Iranians

77 Art and Iranians Reference: iranonline.com Iranian Miniature

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

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

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

81 Thank You


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