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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 km2 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 Jiroft, shahre sookhteh,
Zoroaster, Iranian Prophet (1200 B.C.)

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 Takht-e-Jamshid All Nations Gate

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 The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD)
Shapur, King of Persia, The Sassanian Empire ( AD) Reference:

15 History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq

16 History 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. Reference:

17 History Rhazes, 865 A.D., Chemist and Physician
Discovered Sulfuric Acid and Alcohol Khwarizmi , 800 A.D., Persian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and geographer, Inventor of Algorithm Reference:

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:

19 History Safavid Dynasty, Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A.D. A Safavid King

20 History A Safavid Palace, Isfahan

21 History Interior Design in a Safavid Palace Reference:

22 History Qajar Kings Reference:

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

24 History Reza Shah (King Reza), 1924-1941 Mohammad Reza Shah, 1941-1979
Pahlavi Dynasty

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

26 History Iranian Revolution, 1979 Reference:

27 Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979
History Ayatollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979 Reference:

28 Natural Scenery

29 Natural Scenery Reference:

30 Natural Scenery Reference:

31 Natural Scenery Reference: Fars News Agency

32 Natural Scenery Reference:

33 Natural Scenery Reference:

34 Natural Scenery Reference:

35 Natural Scenery Reference:

36 Tourism Attractions

37 Tourism Attractions Chehel sotun, Esfahan Imam Square, Esfahan

38 Tourism Attractions Eram Garden, Shiraz A mosque, Esfahan

39 Interior Design of mosques
Tourism Attractions Interior Design of mosques Reference:

40 Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan
Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan

41 An Ancient Chruch, Isfahan
Tourism Attractions Alisadr Cave, Hamedan An Ancient Chruch, Isfahan Eel Goli, Tabriz Reference:

42 Tourism Attractions Ferdowsi Monument, Mashad Ali Qapu, Esfahan
Sioseh Pol(33 Bridges), Esfahan Khajoo Bridge Esfahan Reference:

43 Tourism Attractions Namak Abrood resort, Northern Iran
Hafez Monument, Shiraz Reference:

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

45 Tourism Attractions Kandovan Reference:

46 Tourism Attractions Salt Lake, Uromieh Salt Lake, Uromieh

47 Tourism Attractions Qeshm Island Reference:

48 Tourism Attractions Dolphin Park, Kish Island Reference:

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

50 Tourism Attractions Underground Town of Kariz, Kish Island

51 Tehran Reference:

52 Tehran Reference:

53 Tehran Reference:

54 Tehran Reference:

55 Tehran Reference:

56 Tehran Reference:

57 Tehran Reference:

58 Tehran Reference:

59 Tehran Azadi Soccer Stadium Tehran Reference:

60 Tehran Subway Stations in Tehran Reference:

61 Social Life of Iranians

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

63 Fans of a Presidential Candidate
Soccer Fans Fans of a Presidential Candidate Iranian Youth Reference:

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

65 Iranian Traffic Police

66 Social Life after 1979 Revolution
Iranian Fashions

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

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

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

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

71 Iranian Women Car Racers

72 Ski Resorts, Tehran

73 Tehran Symphonic Orchestra

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

75 Persian New Year, 21st of March

76 ART and Iranians

77 Art and Iranians Iranian Miniature Reference:

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

79 Art and Iranians Blue Tile Works Reference:

80 Handicraft Copper Works
Art and Iranians Handicraft Copper Works Reference:

81 Thank You

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