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  Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Supreme Leader of Iran is responsible for oversight for the delineation and supervision of "the general policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran." In the absence of a single leader, a council of religious leaders is appointed.
Iran is considered to be one of the fifteen states that comprise the so-called "Cradle of Humanity".
Iran's population size increased dramatically during the latter half of the 20th century, although in recent years Iran appears to have taken control of its high population growth rate and many studies show that Iran's population growth rate will continue to decline until it will reach replacement level and stabilize by the year 2040.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iran   (3069 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Provinces of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
West Azarbaijan (in Persian, آذربایجان غربی Azarbāyejān-e-Qarbi; in Kurdish, Azerbaycanî Rojawa; in Azerbaijani, Qərbi Azərbaycan) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
Mazandaran (مازندران; in Persian) is a province in northern Iran, bordering the Caspian Sea in the north.
West Azarbaijan (آذربایجان غربی in Persian) is one of the 30 provinces of Iran.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Provinces-of-Iran   (1110 words)

  
 Baha'i History of Iran
Iran has also been important as a source of large numbers of individuals who have migrated to other parts of the world and have played and continue to play an important part in the spread and administration of the religion.
Iran, however, although it was among the first countries to fall to the advancing Arab armies, never completely lost its culture and language.
Each of the major cities and provinces of Iran was run by a governor who held a very high degree of authority and thus was to a large extent independent of the central authorities.
www.northill.demon.co.uk /relstud/iran.htm   (7505 words)

  
 Provinces of Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Provinces are governed from a local center, mostly the largest local city.
A law passed that year split the province of Khorasan into three new provinces: North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, and South Khorasan.
This page was last modified 11:26, 2 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces_of_Iran   (114 words)

  
 Province - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Province is a name for a subnational entity of government usually one step below the national level.
The most populous province is Henan, China, pop.
The largest provinces by area are Xinjiang, China (1,600,000 sq.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /p/pr/province.html   (127 words)

  
 Places of Iran
On margin of Loot Desert and its construction is attributed to Ardashir I of Sassanid.
Tehran, the capital of Iran, is one of the largest metropolitans of the world.
It is a township located at the northeast of Isfahan province next to the central desert area.
www.iranchamber.com /cities/iranian_cities.php   (257 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Iran
East Azerbaijan Province, Dizmar District, Keringan village, and Hasanu District, northeast of Tabriz.
Esfahan Province: Nayin and Anarak, 100 km east of Esfahan; Khuri is spoken in Khur (Khvor) and Mehrjan, 250 km northeast of Esfahan.
Zanjan, Qazvin and Markazi provinces: various towns and villages in the mainly Azerbaijani-speaking region from Khalkhal to Saveh, especially in Takestan and villages to the south and southeast.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Iran   (1874 words)

  
 Asia Times - Asia's most trusted news source for the Middle East
Instead, Iran has sought to build Shahab-3 and Shahab-4, having ranges of 1,300km with a 1,600-pound warhead, and 200km with a 220-pound warhead, respectively; the Shahab-3 was test-launched in July 1998 and may soon be upgraded to more than 2,000km, thus capable of reaching the middle of Europe.
Iran's counter-psychological warfare, on the other hand, seeks to take advantage of the "death-fearing" American soldiers who typically lack a strong motivation to fight wars not necessarily in defense of the homeland.
Iran cannot possibly allow the poor investment climate caused by the military threats to continue indefinitely, and reciprocating with an extended deterrence strategy that raises the risk value of US allies in the region is meant to offset this rather unhappy situation.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Middle_East/FL16Ak01.html   (1344 words)

  
 Iran Provinces
Although Iran was a more correct name for the modern kingdom, westerners used Persia preferentially until 1935.
The provinces are subdivided into shahrestan (counties), which are in turn subdivided into bakhsh (districts).
In 1900, the provinces of Iran were Ardelan, Azarbaijan, Baluchestan, Farsistan, Gilan, Irakajemi, Khorasan, Khoristan, Kerman, Larestan, Lorestan, and Mazandaran.
www.statoids.com /uir.html   (1123 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile.
Iran has been designated a state sponsor of terrorism for its activities in Lebanon and elsewhere in the world and remains subject to US economic sanctions and export controls because of its continued involvement.
Iran's economy is marked by a bloated, inefficient state sector, over reliance on the oil sector, and statist policies that create major distortions throughout.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ir.html   (1383 words)

  
 Info and facts on 'Provinces of Iran'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Iran (A theocratic islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) consists of 30 province (The proper sphere or extent of your activities) s:
Esfahan (City in central Iran; former capital of Persia)
A law passed that year split the province of Khorasan (additional info and facts about Khorasan) into three new provinces: North Khorasan, Razavi Khorasan, and South Khorasan.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/provinces_of_iran.htm   (277 words)

  
 Iran Map - Open File Report 97-470G
Each world energy region was then further divided into geologic provinces on the basis of natural geologic entities and may include a dominant geologic structural element or a number of contiguous elements.
Geologic province boundaries for Iran were delineated using data from different geologic maps, publications, and other tectonic and geographic data.
Specific details of map and data sources, and the procedure used in the compilation of this geologic map of Iran are given in the metadata file and described briefly in the text below.
greenwood.cr.usgs.gov /energy/WorldEnergy/OF97-470G   (1042 words)

  
 Iran Map - Open File Report 97-470G
Each province was assigned a unique number; the first digit is the region number.
An attempt was made to number the provinces in geographical order or groups with numbering starting at the Arabian Shield (see Pollastro and others, 1998).
The WEP further characterizes the geologic provinces by petroleum system and assessment units in order to assess the undiscovered petroleum volume.
pubs.usgs.gov /of/1997/ofr-97-470/OF97-470G   (1042 words)

  
 Earthquake hits Khuzestan and Gilan provinces in Iran
Tehran, May 26, IRNA-A mild earthquake measuring 3.6 on Richter scale jolted suburbs of the city of Lali in southwestern province of Khuzestan Thursday.
The tremble was recorded at an area located in 32.53 degree latitude and 49.55 degree longitude.
Another earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit suburbs of the northern city of Astara in the Caspian Sea province of Gilan Thursday morning.
www.payvand.com /news/05/may/1216.html   (170 words)

  
 Quake jolts towns in Khorassan and Kerman provinces of Iran
Quake jolts towns in Khorassan and Kerman provinces of Iran
An earthquake measuring 3.1 degrees on the Richter scale jolted the city of Qoochan in the northeastern province of Khorassan on Tuesday morning, IRNA reported from Mashhad.
The provincial seismological base affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the epicenter of the tremor 130 km north of the provincial capital city of Mashhad.
www.payvand.com /news/04/may/1120.html   (160 words)

  
 Iran: Provinces
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) Teheran Province was split in January 1997, creating the Qazvin Province with Qazvin as capital.
) Mazandaran was split in June 1997, creating the new province Gorgan with Gorgan as its capital.
i-cias.com /e.o/iran_provinces.htm   (44 words)

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