Short History

Recent archaeological studies indicate that as early as 10,000 BC, people lived on the southern shores of the Caspian, one of the few regions of the world which according to scientists escaped the Ice Age. They were probably the first men in the history of mankind to engage in agriculture and animal husbandry. Historical and


Geography Iran is the 18th largest country in the world, at 1,648,195 km² its area roughly equals that of the ‎United Kingdom, France, Spain, and Germany combined, or slightly less than the state of Alaska. ‎It is a country of special geostrategic significance due to its central location in Eurasia.‎ The country is bordered on

Iran Maps

This part of the site is dedicated to different maps of Iran. Since maps are an essential part of a travelers equipment and also due to the lack of variety in Iran’s maps, we decided to dedicate a section to this important part of every journey which provides a variety of maps of Iran for


Despite the general dry trend for a sizable part of the country, for the rest the climate is ‎surprisingly varied. In the northwest, winters are cold with heavy snowfall and subfreezing ‎temperatures during December and January. Spring and fall are relatively mild, while summers are ‎dry and hot. In the south, winters are mild and

Persian Culture

Persian Culture The major language in Iran, former Persia, is Farsi. It is a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages which is a group of the Indo- European languages. Persian language became the major literary instrument for many poems and religious works. Prior to the foundation of Islam in Iran, Persians are noted for the development


Persian (called Fārsi in Persian) an Indo-European language, is Iran’s national and official ‎language. Although written with a modified Arabic alphabet, the two languages are not related but ‎Persian does have many loan words from Arabic. Many young Iranians in major cities, and almost ‎certainly those working in international travel agents and high-end hotels will

Main Tribal Groups

Main Tribal Groups The Turkmens The Turkmens are one of the main Turkish speaking tribes. They are presently settled in the north eastern region adjacent to the eastern shores of the Caspian.  They are divided amongst themselves four main sub tribal groups: the Yomut, the Guklan, the Nokhorli and the Tekké. Social and cultural differences

Persian Handicrafts

Persian Handicrafts Iran is a country of many talents. From south to east you can find a variety of Handmade objects to use, decorate your house with or simply observe and enjoy. Some of them go way back, the first Persian rug (and the first found rug in the world),Pazyryk carpet, is nearly 2500 years

For Travelers

Here you can find all the information you will need in your trip to Iran, including most asked questions about your travel, Iran’s culture and etiquette and much more: Dress code in Iran The dress code of Iran, has always been the topic of many conversations throughout… Safety in Iran Opposed to general misconception Iran

Visa Information

IRAN TRAVEL VISA INFO All you need to know about Visa services in Iran. All foreign visitors require a visa to enter Iran except a few countries that you can see in the links bellow.  If you plan to visit Iran for less than 30 days and would like to get a tourist visa, the

Touristic Destinations

Iran’s Major Travel Destinations Tehran (Capital of Iran) Capital and largest city of Iran and Tehran Province in an area of 600sq. km. since 200 years, is located in the northern part of the country. Tehran is Iran’s administrative, economic, and cultural center as well as the major industrial and transportation center of the region.

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