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EAST
ALBORZ MOUNTAINS
DISTRICTS
SKI RESORT
MILAD TOWER
BUS
TEHRAN
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AZADI
METRO SYSTEM
TEHRAN PROVINCE
CENTERS
STATION
REY
AVENUE
CAPITAL CITY
RAILWAY
NEIGHBORHOODS
LAR
ARRIVING
OCT
AMOL
KHUZESTAN
DAMASCUS
AFGHANISTAN
MULLAHS
FOOT
RAFSANJAN
FACULTY
MORTEZA MOMAYEZ
KHOMEINI
PASDARAN
CITIES
GILAN
GOLESTAN
EVIN
NOVEMBER 1979
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC
NUCLEAR PROGRAM
SABALAN
MOUNT DAMAVAND
ALTITUDE
AUTUMNS
MID 1800S
BIRJAND
SEMNAN PROVINCE
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Definitions

  1. Tehran is the latest and the largest capital city in the 7000-year history of Persia, as Iran was called by many people in the west before 1935.
  2. Tehran is a metropolis of 14 million situated at the foot of the towering Alborz range.
  3. Tehran is the capital and largest city of Iran and like many big cities, suffers from severe air pollution.
  4. Tehran is a relatively old city.
  5. Tehran is a sprawling city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range with an immense network of highways unparalleled in western Asia.

East

  1. The first stretches east to west across the north of the country linking the Turkish and Turkemenistan borders via Tabriz, Tehran and Mashhad.
  2. Sanandaj is on the main highway between Tabriz and Kermanshah (Bakhtaran); a highway running east from Sanandaj connects it to Tehran via Hamadan.
  3. Damghan, in the west of Semnan and some 330 kilometers to the east of Tehran, is a town with a great history.

Alborz Mountains

  1. Tehran finally became the capital of Persia in 1795, when the Qajar king Agha Mohammad Khan was crowned in the city.
  2. Located on Moshiryh Road behind 7th unit of Tehran cement factory.
  3. There are various theories pertaining to the origin of the name Tehran.
  4. Ray today has been absorbed into the Greater Tehran metropolitan city.
  5. The Alborz mountain chain is a popular destination for excursions from Tehran.

Districts

  1. Saint Tatavous Church, Tehran: This edifice is located at the Chaleh Meidan district, one of the oldest districts in Tehran.
  2. He was involved in grass-roots efforts to preserve historical districts in Tehran, including Udlajan.

Ski Resort

  1. Today, 12 ski resorts operate in Iran, but the most famous are Tochal, Dizin, and Shemshak, all within one to three hours of Tehran.
  2. Within 10 minutes driving distance from Tehran lies a ski resort.

Milad Tower

  1. And Tehran is also home to the world's fourth tallest free standing structure, the Milad Tower.
  2. Tehran skyline with Milad Tower in the background.

Bus

  1. Tehran relies heavily on private cars, buses, motorcycles, and taxis, and is one of the most car-dependent cities in the world.
  2. We would ride the same bus from Istgah Hammam on the boarder of Tehran Pars and Tehran No, where our high school was located. (Web site)

Tehran

  1. But there are also some glaciers and year-round snow fields near Tehran where skiing began in 1938, thanks to the efforts of two German railway engineers.
  2. Fath Ali Shah Qajar instructed building of a garden in the Tehran outskirts. (Web site)
  3. GOLESTAN PALACE TEHRAN Nevertheless, the capital's real development started at the time of another Qajar monarch, Fath Ali Shah. (Web site)
  4. Semnan is bounded on the north by Golestan and Mazandaran, on the east by Khorasan, on the south by Isfahan and on the west by Tehran and Qom.
  5. Tehran Tehran has been the capital of Iran since the beginning of the Qajar dynasty. (Web site)

International Airport

  1. Most flights land in Tehran, either at the older Mehrabad airport, or the new Imam Khomeini International Airport, 35km (22mi) south of the city.
  2. Jolfa receives around 700,000 passengers each year and is the second major traffic border of Iran after Tehran's Mehrabad International airport. (Web site)

Azadi

  1. The Milad Tower is predicted to replace the long-time symbol of Tehran, the Azadi Tower.
  2. One shows the Azadi Tower, one of Tehran's architectural landmarks.
  3. The two Iranian arch-rivals, Persepolis and Esteqlal, are held to a 1-1 draw, failing to live up to expectations at Tehran's Azadi Stadium. (Web site)

Metro System

  1. The metropolis of Tehran enjoys a huge network of highways (280 km) and of interchanges--- ramps & loops (180km).
  2. Development of the Tehran metro system had been interrupted by the Islamic Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War.
  3. Tehran also has a central train station with connecting services round the clock to various cities in the country.
  4. The tower has become an icon for Tehran and a national symbol of Iran.
  5. In 2001 a metro system distance between igdir and tehran that had been in planning since the 1970s opened the first two of seven envisaged lines.

Tehran Province

  1. It is situated 20 km west of Tehran, at the foot of Alborz mountains.
  2. The economical base for Karaj is its proximity to Tehran, where transportation of products between the capital and the Caspian Sea is central.
  3. Pishva is a city located in Tehran province. (Web site)
  4. Mehrshahr is an area located south-west of Karaj city, in Tehran province, Iran. (Web site)
  5. Ibn Babviyeh cemetery, where many Iranian giants such daram miram be tehran as Takhti and Ali Akbar Dehkhoda are buried.

Centers

  1. The city of Tehran is divided into 22 municipal districts, each with its own administrative centers.
  2. Religious centers Toghrol Tower, a 13th century monument, is one of the historical structures still standing today in Tehran.
  3. Valiasr street and Tajrish square (Also includes a traditional bazaar) are just two of the many locations full of shopping centers in Tehran. (Web site)

Station

  1. Although administratively separate, Rey, Shemiran, and Karaj are often considered part of the larger Tehran metropolitan area.
  2. The metropolitan city of Tehran slopes of mountains of Shemiran and Damavand is the world-famous capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  3. Address: Iran ,Tehran,no.190, mofateh cross rd, taleghani ave.
  4. This resort is located at the fifth station of Tochal telecabin, this resort is in the front side (Tehran side) of Mt.
  5. Thank you for your notice, Bahram Alinezhad, Registered linux user #375283 (counter.li.org) Rudehen, Tehran, Iran. (Web site)

Rey

  1. Within easy reach of Tehran are the towns of Rey, Varamin, Qazvin and Shemshak, which have preserved much of their original character.
  2. The cities of Tehran, Ray who has been destroyed by Mongols on 1220, Damavand, Varamin, Karadj, and Shemiranat are in the province of Tehran.
  3. Ray, also spelled Rey, Rayy, Rhages or Rages (---- in Persian; Rhagae in Greek) is the most historic city in the province of Tehran, Iran.

Avenue

  1. Tehran bazar was divided in half and many historic buildings were destroyed in order to build wide straight avenues in the capital.
  2. Located to the north of Vanak Square, along Vali Asr Avenue, north Tehran, the Mellat Park with area of 341,770 sq. (Web site)

Capital City

  1. Tehran, as Iran's showcase and historical capital city, has a wealth of cultural attractions, some of which are listed below.
  2. Also from Tehran ( IRAN capital city ) main train station to Quaemshahr train station ( 5 hours ) then half an hour from Quaemshahr to BABOL by car.

Railway

  1. It is connected by freeway, railway to Tehran 40 km east and Qazvin 100 km northwest, and by commuter rail to Tehran subway system (Metro).
  2. The railway network converges on Tehran and connects all major parts of the country with the exception of the Southeast.

Neighborhoods

  1. The older neighborhoods of Tehran Tehran's old city fabric changed dramatically during the first Pahlavi era.
  2. Darband is a former village, now a neighborhood inside Tehran's city limits. (Web site)

Lar

  1. The cities of Lar and Lamerd also have airports linking them with Shiraz and Tehran and nearby Persian Gulf countries such as the UAE and Bahrain.
  2. With the dams of Karaj, Latian and Lar, these rivers supply Tehran's drinking water and part of the country's electrical power.

Arriving

  1. En route visit the third biggest Tomb of Soltanieh (a 14 century Moughal Tomb) and city of Ghazvin with its mosque and palace, before arriving in Tehran.
  2. It is 148 foot tall and is the first landmark that visitors come across when arriving at the Tehran Airport. (Web site)

Oct

  1. NPC signs EUR 402m contracts for setting up 2 petrochemical complexes TEHRAN, Oct.
  2. Iranian engineers to commission 1st wind power plant in Armenia soon TEHRAN, Oct.

Amol

  1. Damavand peak is situated in Larijan district, southwest of Amol and 69 Kilometers northeast of Tehran.
  2. You can go hang-gliding off the cliffs near the village of Larijan, about halfway between Tehran and Amol.

Khuzestan

  1. The area is paved with highways and is a crossroad between Tehran and Khuzestan as well as Isfahan and Kermanshahan Provinces.
  2. A number of Arabic speakers of Iraqi and Lebanese origin also live in Tehran, and Arab people from Syria, Khuzestan and Kuwait too.

Damascus

  1. The group has offices in Beirut, Damascus, Tehran and Khartoum, but its activity is focused in Lebanon, where there are several tens of Palestinian members. (Web site)
  2. If they fail, the tyrannical terror masters in Damascus, Tehran, and Riyadh will live to kill yet again. (Web site)

Afghanistan

  1. It is located 850 kilometers (500 miles) east of Tehran, at the center of the Razavi Khorasan Province close to the borders of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. (Web site)
  2. Tehran through its embassy in Kabul denied accusations by U.S. officials that Iran was involved in supplying weapons to militants in Afghanistan.
  3. Pakistan worked with Iran and Afghanistan to get get its Pan-Afghan policy endorsed in Tehran.

Mullahs

  1. Fighting the Shi'ites of Lebanon or the mullahs of Tehran would enrage the Shi'ites of Iraq. (Web site)

Foot

  1. It is situated 20 km west of Tehran, at the foot of Alborz mountains Tabriz (تبریز, تبریز) is the largest city in northwestern Iran. (Web site)
  2. It is situated 20 km west of [[Tehran]], at the foot of [[Alborz]] mountains. (Web site)
  3. During the summer carpet washers come from the suburbs of Rey and even from Tehran to wash carpets in the basin at the foot of the mountain. (Web site)

Rafsanjan

  1. Iran Aseman Airlines has 1 daily flights from Rafsanjan to Tehran, for a total of 109 seats daily.
  2. Rafsanjan is particularly important for its location along the roads from Tehran to Kerman, Hormozgan and Sistan & Baluchistan. (Web site)

Faculty

  1. Unfortunately the faculty became shut down even before establishment of first official university of Iran, University of Tehran. (Web site)

Morteza Momayez

  1. In January 2003, he started teaching at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, at the invitation of Morteza Momayez. (Web site)
  2. Morteza Momayez was born on August 26, 1935 in Tehran, IRAN.His father was Mohammad-Ali and his mother was Kochak.

Khomeini

  1. Crowds in excess of a million demonstrated in Tehran, proving the wide appeal of Khomeini, who arrived in Iran amid wild rejoicing on February 1.
  2. A girls' secondary school at which Khomeini established his headquarters in Tehran became the center of opposition activity. (Web site)

Pasdaran

  1. Days after Khomeini's return to Tehran, the Bazargan interim administration established the Pasdaran under a decree issued by Khomeini on May 5, 1979.

Cities

  1. The city sits on a major highway that connects it to Tehran, Esfahan, and the major cities of western Iran.
  2. The cities of Ardebil and Pars-Abab, having airports capable of handling jets, are served by regular flights to and from Tabriz and Tehran. (Web site)
  3. Many grand ayatollahs hold offices in both Tehran and Qom; many people simply commute between the two cities as they are only 100 km apart.

Gilan

  1. Located in the center of the plateau of Gilan, Rasht is 323 kms distant from Tehran. (Web site)
  2. In November and December, a series of rallies critical of the government was organized by Bani Sadr supporters in Mashhad, Esfahan, Tehran, and Gilan. (Web site)
  3. According to "Tehran Times", the area covered by colza (Brassica napus) in the northern province of Gilan was extended up by 150%.

Golestan

  1. Tehran, June 17, IRNA-An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit the city of Bandar Torkaman in the northern province of Golestan on Friday.
  2. Yet that seems to be happening in Golestan, one of Iran's 30 provinces, with the ethnic Turkmen community seething with anger against Tehran. (Web site)

Evin

  1. Evin is a neighbourhood in the north of Tehran. (Web site)
  2. Evin is a neighborhood in the north of Tehran.

November 1979

  1. Iranian student protesters seized the US Embassy in Tehran on 4 November 1979 and held it until 20 January 1981.

Islamic Republic

  1. The metropolis of Tehran is not only the central city of the province, but is also the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Web site)
  2. None would be allowed to have a mosque in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic, which is home to more than two million Iranian Sunni Muslims.

Nuclear Program

  1. Tehran insists its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes to generate electricity. (Web site)
  2. In Tehran, the Iranian capital, the Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hamid Reza Asefi, said Israel was trying to deflect attention from its nuclear program.

Sabalan

  1. The city of Ardabil is located at adistance of 639 kilometres from Tehran, the national capital, west to the volcanic mount of Sabalan.

Mount Damavand

  1. The highest peak in the Alborz range, Mount Damavand (5,671 metres, 18,600 feet) is an extinct volcano, which dominates the skyline of Tehran. (Web site)
  2. Tehran in 2008 Climate View of Mount Damavand as seen from the Dizin ski resort. (Web site)

Altitude

  1. Shiraz is about 900 kilometers far from Tehran at an altitude of 1540 meters above sea level. (Web site)
  2. Altitude 1,600 meters, 500 km S of Esfahan (935 km from Tehran) on a good road.

Autumns

  1. With an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level, Tehran is a city of all four seasons with hot summers, freezing winters, and brief springs and autumns. (Web site)

Mid 1800S

  1. Since the establishment of Darolfonoon in the mid 1800s, Tehran has amassed a large number of institutions of higher education.

Birjand

  1. It is said that the Shokatiyeh School in Birjand together with Darolfonoon in Tehran were the first public schools in Iran in the mid 1800s. (Web site)
  2. The earthquake hit the town of Arianshahr near Birjand some 800 miles southeast of the capital, Tehran.

Semnan Province

  1. Damghan, 360 km northeast of Tehran and falling in Semnan Province, shines like a bezel in the desert region.

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