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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 (602-629 AD) Reference: The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD)

15 History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq Reference:

16 History Reference: 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: 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:

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

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), 1924-1941Mohammad Reza Shah, 1941-1979 Pahlavi Dynasty

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

26 History Iranian Revolution, 1979 Reference:

27 History Ayatollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979 Reference:

28 Natural Scenery

29 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 Reference: Chehel sotun, Esfahan Imam Square, Esfahan

38 Tourism Attractions Reference: A mosque, EsfahanEram Garden, Shiraz

39 Tourism Attractions Reference: Interior Design of mosques

40 Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan

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

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

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

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

45 Tourism Attractions Kandovan

46 Tourism Attractions Reference: Salt Lake, Uromieh

47 Tourism Attractions Reference: Qeshm Island

48 Tourism Attractions Reference: Dolphin Park, Kish Island

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

50 Tourism Attractions Reference: 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 Reference: Azadi Soccer Stadium Tehran

60 Reference: Subway Stations in Tehran

61 Social Life of Iranians

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

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

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

65 Reference: 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:

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

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

71 Reference: Iranian Women Car Racers

72 Ski Resorts, Tehran

73 Reference: Tehran Symphonic Orchestra

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

75 Reference: Persian New Year, 21 st of March

76 ART and Iranians

77 Art and Iranians Reference: Iranian Miniature

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

79 Art and Iranians Reference: Blue Tile Works

80 Art and Iranians Reference: Handicraft Copper Works

81 Thank You

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