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  TEHRAN
Tehran is immense and proliferates like a coral reef, but in an orderly manner.
Tehran became a capital in the 19th century.
Some expert skiers people consider the snow quality in northen tehran to be one of the best in the world.
tehran.stanford.edu /imagemap/tehran.html   (614 words)

  
  TEHRAN SIGHTS at Best Iran Travel.com
Tehran is a sprawling multi-ethnic city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range with an immense network of highways unparalleled in western Asia.
Tehran became a residence of the Safavid rulers in the 17th century.
Tehran finally became the capital of Persia in 1795, when the Qajar king Agha Mohammad Khan was crowned in the city.
www.bestirantravel.com /sights/tehran/tehran.html   (161 words)

  
  Tehran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tehran is a sprawling city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range with an immense network of highways unparalleled in western Asia.
Tehran was well known as a village in the 9th century, but was less well-known than the city of Rhages which was flourishing nearby in the pre-Mongol era.
Tehran became a residence of the Safavid rulers in the 17th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tehran   (2662 words)

  
 Tehran Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tehran Province is one of the thirty provinces of Iran.
Environmentally speaking, the climate of Tehran province in the southern areas is warm and dry, but in the mountain vicinity is cold and semi-humid, and in the higher regions is cold with long winters.
However, the city of Tehran rose to become the larger city and capital of Iran by 1778, and since then has been the political, cultural, economical, and commercial nucleus of Iran.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tehran_Province   (938 words)

  
 Tehran. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Tehran was long overshadowed by nearby Rages, but in the 13th cent., when the latter was destroyed by the Mongols, many of its inhabitants migrated to Tehran.
Tehran was renovated by Fath Ali Shah (reigned 1797–1834) and by Nasir ad-Din Shah (reigned 1848–96).
Tehran’s importance and population grew greatly in the 20th cent., and today it is one of the major cities of the Middle East.
www.bartleby.com /65/te/Tehran.html   (408 words)

  
 Baha'i History of Tehran
Tehran (Tihrán) is the capital of Iran and the city of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh.
Tehran is situated near the ruins of the ancient city of Rayy on the southern flanks of the Elborz mountain where they fall away to the central plain of Iran.
Tehran is referred to by the Báb as "the Sacred Land" in the Qayyúmu'l-Asmá (SWB 42).
www.northill.demon.co.uk /relstud/tehran.htm   (2620 words)

  
 Iranica.com - TEHRAN
Tehran was for a long time merely a large village, about ten kilometers north of Ray and largely dependent on it.
The inhabitants of Tehran had bitter disputes with the provincial governor about the amount of their taxes, and when this amount was agreed upon, they wanted to pay it in goods as valued by themselves; thus paying merely lip service to the authorities.
Tehran had thus in the Timurid period acquired one of the essential attributes of urban status.
www.iranica.com /newsite/articles/ot_grp5/ot_tehran_20040927.html   (3729 words)

  
 Tehran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tehran proper, resting in the northern part of the country, on a high, sandy plateau, has a population of about 7,000,000.
Tehran had to be awakened to the realities of the 20th century and had to compete with Ankara, Paris, and London.
The Tehran climate is warm during the summer 84 F (or 29 C, in July) and relatively cool 39 F (or 4 C, in January) during the winter months.
www.iles.umn.edu /faculty/bashiri/Courses/Tehran.html   (1061 words)

  
 tehran rugs TEHRAN Antique Tehrean Persain rugs Oldcarpet.com Information about oriental rugs and carpets persian rugs
TEHRAN carpets and rugs come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet).
The metropolitan city of Tehran on the slopes of the mountains of Shemiran and at the foot of the magnificent Mount Damavand is the capital of IRAN.
Tehran's central position and economic prosperity has attracted great numbers of immigrants from other cities, which led to the nickname "the city of 72 nations." Tehran is Iran's political and administrative center, a major focal point of the middle east and a city of international repute.
www.oldcarpet.com /tehran.htm   (1036 words)

  
 Tehran, Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tehran is the country's largest economic center and the base for its large and small modern technological and industrial establishments.
The metropolitan city of Tehran on the slopes of the mountains of ShemIran and at the foot of the magnificent Mount Damavand is the world-famous capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the province of Tehran.
Tehran's central position and economic prosperity has attracted great numbers of immigrants from other Iranian cities justifying the nickname "the city of 72 nations." Tehran is Iran's political and administrative center, a major focal point of the middle-east and a city of international reputation.
www.iranparadise.com /iran-travel/Tehran-Iran-travel.htm   (488 words)

  
 Tehran at AllExperts
Tehran (; Persian: تهران, also transliterated as Teheran or Tehrān), population 7,160,094 (metropolitan: 14,000,000), and a land area of 658 square kilometers, is the capital city of Iran and the center of Tehran Province.
Tehran is a sprawling city at the foot of the Alborz mountain range with an immense network of highways unparalleled in western Asia.
Tehran was well known as a village in the 9th century, but was less well-known than the city of Rhages which was flourishing nearby in the pre-Mongol era.
en.allexperts.com /e/t/te/tehran.htm   (2746 words)

  
 Tehran travel guide - Wikitravel
Tehran is a metropolis of 14 million situated at the foot of the towering Alborz range.
Tehran is a cosmopolitan city, with great museums, parks, restaurants, warm friendly people and the chance to watch the daily life of Tehranis, it deserves at least a few days of your Iranian itinerary.
Tehran's new metro system [1] is comprised of three lines that will whisk you quickly from one end of the city to the other without having to deal with the noise, pollution and chaos of Tehrani traffic.
wikitravel.org /en/Tehran   (3563 words)

  
 Iransaga - Tehran, Iran's Capital City
It is believed that, as Tehran had a pleasant climate and was green and fertile, it often came under attack from highwaymen.
Tehran became a capital in 1789, under Qajar rule, replacing Shiraz in that function, and in 1796, Aqa Muhammad Khan was enthroned there.
However, Reza Shah (1925-1941) preferred to live in his palaces to the west of the town or in those of Sa'ad Abad, 10 kilometres to the north, and large avenues were cut to link these areas together during his reign.
www.art-arena.com /tehran.htm   (792 words)

  
 SalamIran - Province of Tehran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The modern powerhouse of the government and its engineers, Tehran (meaning warm slopes) was originally a village on the suburb of Rey, Iranian capital until Mongol invasion of the country in 1220 AD, when it population moved to the present site of Tehran.
Tehran’s development as an independent city, however, began in the 18th century, when it was finally made Iran’s capital by Agha Mohammad Khan, the first of the Qajars impressed with Tehran, in 1795, because of its enjoying special importance from the geographical, political, and economical points of view.
The inverted Y-shaped monumental Banay-e Azadi (Azadi Tower) in the vicinity of Tehran airport, now a symbol of Tehran as the country’s capital, and composed of 2,500 facing stone pieces in 15,000 different shapes, was built in 1971 in commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of the establishment of the Iranian Empire.
www.salamiran.org /CT/provinces/tehran.html   (10940 words)

  
 TeamPSW - Tehran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1722: Tehran is raided and occupied by the Afghans.
Tehran is about 99 percent Muslim while the remaining percent consists of Christians, Zoroastrians and Jews.
A Tehran native living outside of Iran recently reflected on what he would do if Iran would open up, “The first thing I would tell them is that Jesus loves them and that he is their only hope.” Citizens of Tehran are hearing that message everyday in churches and on satellite television
www.teampsw.org /subpages/upg/tehran.html   (512 words)

  
 City Profiles: Tehran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Since then, the population of Tehran has steadily increased due to the growth of government administration and industrial firms, as well as in-migration of people from other cities and rural areas seeking employment.
Tehran currently suffers from an inadequate supply of water to meet the needs of the expanding city.
To facilitate decentralization from Tehran, the plan envisages equipping a selected number of large cities to serve as regional centres that would increasingly perform the functions of the capital city.
www.un.org /cyberschoolbus/habitat/profiles/tehran.asp   (398 words)

  
 Tehran
Tehran, is situated on the southern slopes of the Alborz Mountains.
Tehran which means, “ warm slope”, was a village in the suburb of the ancient Iranian capital of Ray, and after the fall of Ray by the Mongols in 1220 A.D., its residents moved to Tehran and the foundation for it to become a city was thus laid.
In northern Tehran, the weather is moderate and mountainous, and in plains it is semi-arid.
members.fortunecity.co.uk /simin/tehran.htm   (2023 words)

  
 Tehran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first European to mention Tehran was Don Ruy Gonzales de Clavijo, ambassador to the king of Castile to the court of Timur (Tameriane), who visited the town in 1404.
Now, Tehran is the successor to the ancient Iranian capital of Rey, which was destroyed by Mongols.
Tehran became a capital in 1789 under qajar rule, replacing Shiraz in that function, and in 1796, Aqa Mohammad Khan was enthroned there.
www.mohajeri.com /tehran.htm   (229 words)

  
 The Samii Family - Tehran, Our Capital City
Tehran is immense and proliferates like a coral reef, but in an orderly manner.
Tehran became a capital in the 19th century.
Villagers living near the base of the volcano still remark that Dahhak is straining to be free at the first signs of smoke or rumbling often heard deep within the mountain.
www.thesamiis.com /iran/tehran.html   (615 words)

  
 Tehran - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tehran is Iran's commercial, economic, and political capital.
Tehran (also transcribed Teheran) (تهران; in Persian), population 9,000,000 (metropolitan: 14,000,000), and a land area of 254 square miles, the capital of Iran (Persia) and the center of Tehran Province.
Tehran has become so congested in the past 10 years, that the government has considered moving the nation's capital to another city to alleviate these problems and help de-centralize the economy and population.
www.voyager.in /Tehran   (2271 words)

  
 --|| Tehran International Poster Biennial 2004 ||-- Background
Tehran, the capital of Iran, with a population of over 10 million rests by the side of the Alborz mountains and the lofty snow-covered mount Damavand.
The cities included in the list of the world cultural heritage and civilization are Isfahan, the former capital of Iran and the legendary city of architecture and Shiraz, also a former Iranian capital, with its historical and magnificent Persepolis and the birthplace of the greatest Iranian poets, Hafez and Sa'di.
Now IGDS is determined to turn the graphic design biennial 2004 titled 'The 8th Tehran International Poster Biennial' into an international event by inviting poster designers from around the world to send their works to the exhibition.
www.tehran-poster-biennial.com /background.asp   (817 words)

  
 Pictures of Tehran - Iran
Tehran is the city in Iran where every Iranian wants to live (except perhaps a few Esfahanis).
It should be able to enter the building for a view over Tehran and a visit of the Azadi museum, but when we were here everything was closed.
Traffic in Tehran is a lot of fun, as long as you don't have to drive yourself.
www.bamjam.net /Iran/Tehran.html   (522 words)

  
 Iranian Cities: Tehran
Tehran is one of the largest metropolitans of the world, and it is the country's largest economic center and the base for its large and small modern technological and industrial establishments.
The first mention of Tehran in an old geographical text is made in the 10th century Massalek-al Mamalek (The Ways of States) by Estakhri.
This was a starting point for growth of Tehran, and gradually this village that was famous for its fine fruits and beautiful gardens, underwent new developments.
www.iranchamber.com /cities/tehran/tehran.php   (753 words)

  
 Tehran travel guide
Tehran, with a population of around 14 million, is the biggest city in Iran and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, comparable in size with London and New York.
Tehran Bozorg (Greater Tehran), the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran and center of Tehran Province as well.
A view of Tehran with Alborz mountains on the back 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.
www.world66.com /asia/middleeast/iran/tehran   (1330 words)

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