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Shopping in Iran

Souvenir shopping in Tehran is not as enjoyable as working your way through the atmospheric bazaars of Isfahan and Shiraz. However, the range in Tehran is bigger and the prices usually smaller. It’s well worth giving yourself a half-day to wander through the Tehran bazaar…


Iran Tourist Attraction Points

Tourism has become the world’s largest export industry, generating huge employment opportunity in the remote and backward areas. It is estimated that tourism for 13% of the total world exports and 8.2 % of the global employment. By looking at…


Iran Geography and Population of Iran

Iran Geography and Population of Iran Iran Geography The Islamic Republic of Iran covers a total area of about 1.65 million km² and is bordered by Azerbaijan, Armenia, the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, Afghanistan and Pakistan to…


Iranian Muslims as Hosts and Guests

Islamic Tourism: Iranian Muslims as Hosts and Guests The aforementioned conditions and obligations about religious observances both in everyday affairs and when overseas can pose dilemmas for Muslim visitors and destination hosts. Islam is all pervasive in societies where religion…


State of Tourism in Iran

Realizing the importance of tourism in Iran, from a multi-dimensional perspective, more particularly as an option for the development of the national economy by way of earning foreign exchange, creating of job opportunities and the like, the national government has…


Iranian Architecture in the Pre-Islamic Period

Examples of prehistoric and pre-Islamic architecture are found in ancient huts, remnants of old towns and villages, fortresses, temples and fi re temples, mausoleums and palaces, dams and bridges, bazaars, highways and roads, towers and outposts, garden pavilions, and monuments.…


Badgir (Wind-Catcher) in Traditional Iranian Architecture

Badgir (Wind-Catcher) Environmental and natural phenomena play a very significant role in laying the region’s interrelated cultural, economic and social infrastructures. The buildings in the Iranian desert regions are constructed according to the specific climatic conditions and differ with those…


Qanats in Iran

About Qanats For rational management of groundwater a holistic approach, linked to the sustainable management of the ecosystem must be developed. It is demonstrated that ancient methods of groundwater management, such as the Qanats system, could provide a good example…


Iran Provinces

Province Capital Area Population Density Notes (population/km²) Alborz Karaj 5,833 km2(2,252 sq mi) 2,412,513 413.6 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,071/sq mi) Until 23 June 2010, Alborz was part of Tehran province. Ardabil Ardabil 17,800 km2(6,900 sq mi) 1,248,488 70.1 inhabitants…

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