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  Tehran province
The province of Tehran has nearly 15,000,000 inhabitants and is Iran's most densely populated region.
The city of Tehran is the capital of both the province and the country, it is the central district of the province.
The province gained importance when it Tehran was claimed the capital by the Ghajar[?] in 1778.
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 Pars tourist agency (Iran map guide)
The city of Tehran is the center of the province and the capital of the country, it is the central district of the province.
Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari is one of the 28 provinces of Iran.
The capital of the province is Zahedan with a population of 420,000 inhabitants.
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 Iran sight seeing
The district of Tehran is the most populated in the province and in the country, in which the city of Tehran hosts 6, 758, 845 people, and the district of Karaj comes in the second place to accommodate more than a million inhabitants.
Tehran is an industrial province that hosts a major part of the country"s industries and plays a significant part in its economy.
Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 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.
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 Welcome To Gulitour International Tour and Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The city is situated at the foothills of the Alborz mountain range, and its province extends from the southern slopes into the Dasht-e Kevir desert.
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.
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 Tehran, Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
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 Tehran - WikIran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tehran is a sprawling city sitting at the foot of the Alborz mountain range with a saturated 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 is served by Mehrabad International Airport, the old airport which doubles as a military base located in the western part of the city, and Imam Khomeini International Airport, 50 kilometers south, which handles flights from the Persian Gulf but which will eventually handle all international flights.
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 Baha'i History of Tehran
Tehran (Tihrán) is the capital of Iran and the city of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh.
First, Tehran was the capital and the Shah could not afford to have wild mobs running through the streets killing and looting as occurred elsewhere in the country during episodes of persecution.
Tehran is referred to by the Báb as "the Sacred Land" in the Qayyúmu'l-Asmá (SWB 42).
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 Tehran
The district of Tehran is the most populated in the province and in the country, in which the city of Tehran hosts 6,758,845 people, and the district of Karaj comes in the second place to accommodate more than a million inhabitants.
The province of Tehran includes 9 districts which are: Tehran, Shemiranat, Rey, Islamshahr, Shahreyar, Karaj, Jajroud, Lar, Roud-i-Shoor, Hableh Roud and Taleqan Roud flow across Tehran province, With the dams of Karaj, Latian and Lar, these rivers supply Tehran's drinking water and parts of the country's electrical power.
Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 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
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 Green Party of Iran - News
TEHRAN, Iran, October 31, 1999 (IRNA) -- Due to increased population and subsequently in water consumption in Tehran, the city will be in need of new water resources during the third five-year development plan (2000-2005), managing director of the water and sewage treatment organization of Tehran province said here Sunday.
Due to increased numbers of subscribers and improvements in the health level, currently, the water resources of tehran province is only sufficient for providing potable water, he added.
According to latest surveys and statistics released by Iran's statistics center, if the trend of immigration to Tehran and its nearby townships continues, attention should be paid to new projects to transfer water to the capital during the third plan, he reiterated.
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 Tehran province of Iran to get special economic zone
Tehran Governor General Ali akbar Rahmani said in Tehran on Saturday that a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) will be set up in the province, IRNA reported.
According to the Tehran Governor General office's public relations department, Rahmani said "Tehran province's economic prospects, given all that is done, are bright,".
On the provinces' capabilities, he said 35 percent of all national industries are active in the province.
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 Tehran Province at AllExperts
The Tehran Province is one of the thirty provinces of Iran.
The highest point of the province is Mount Damavand at an elevation of 5,678 m, and the lowest point of the province being the plains of Varamin, 790 m above sea level.
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.
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 Tehran - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Tehran, capital and largest city of Iran, and capital of Tehran province, located in the northern part of the country.
Tehran Conference, meeting held during World War II by the leaders of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union in Tehran, between November...
Tehran, University of, institution of higher education in Tehran, established in Iran in 1934.
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 Province of Tehran - WikIran
The Province of Tehran (Persian: استان تهران) is one of the thirty provinces of Iran.
Tehran borders the provinces of Mazandaran on the north, Qom on the south, Semnan on the east and Qazvin on the west.
The highest point of the province is Mount Damavand at an elevation of 5,678 m (the higest point of Iran), and the lowest point of the province being the plains of Varamin, 790 m above sea level.
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 :: Mahan Air > Popular Tourist Attractions > Tehran ::
The province of Tehran covers on area of 18,956 square kilometers and is located to the north of the central plateau of Iran.
The population density of Tehran province in October 1996 was approximately 11.176 million of which about 84.15% resided is urban areas and 15.85% is the rural area.
Environmentally speaking the climate of Tehran province in the desert and southern territories is warm and dry, in the skirts of the mountains cold and semi -humid, and in the higher regions cold, experiencing long winters.
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 A socio-physical study towards building barrier-free urban environment in Iran
Considering the proportion of the disabled population, we reach a five-fold clustering of the 24 provinces, Tehran province had the highest rank.
According to the 1986 census, the population of this province was 8.7 million, 86.5 per cent of which were settled in urban areas.
The city of Tehran which had 99.7 per cent of Tehran Shahrestan's total population and 90 per cent of Tehran Shahrestan's disabled population within its boundaries, was selected at this stage of the study.
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Tehran became prominent after its capture in 1785 by Agha Mohammad Khan, the founder of the Qajar dynasty (1779–1925), who made the city his capital in 1788.
Under the Pahlavi dynasty (1925-1979), Tehran was modernized, industrialized, and considerably rebuilt.
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.
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 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.
The Alborz range on the north of Tehran, which host the highest peak in the country during winter provides a very suitable climate for ski lovers.
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 Tehran province accounts for 26 pc of Iran's GDP
Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA -- Iran's Statistics Center announced in Tehran on Saturday that Tehran province with a revenue of 193,000 billion rials accounts for 26 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP).
According to the figures released by Iran's Statistics Center, Tehran province had the highest GDP rate nationwide in 2001.
This is while the province merely accounts for 17.7 percent of the national population.
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 About IRAN
The district of Tehran is the most populated in the province and in the country, in which the city of Tehran hosts 6, 758, 845 people, and the district of Karaj comesin the second place to accomodate more than a million inhabitants.
There are also several large and beauiful parks in Tehran and its suburbs beside the city’s natural parks located in the mountains around the capital.
The city of Damavand is located 75 killometers northeast of Tehran on the slopes of the magnificent Mount Damavand with natural scenery, several orchards and a pleasant climate that makes it a desirable summer resort.
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 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.
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 tehran page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although the Monument may have become to symbolize Tehran in recent years, the Alborz Range to the north of the city, and its majestic peak, the Mount Damavand, being the highest in Iran with a height of 18,550 feet, and visible from Tehran on a clear day, has long been associated with Tehran.
Tehran remained relatively unimportant until the end of the 18th century when it was made the capital by Agha Mohammad Khan, the founder of the Qajar Dynasty, who was crowned here in 1795.
Tehran was Located within the mud walls of Arg or citadel and had many gates, the last of which still remains today with the decorative Gate of Bagh-e-Melli in the administrative section of the capital.
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 Iranian Provinces: Tehran
Tehran is the commercial heart of Iran and has more than 17,000 industrial units which is about 26% of all units in Iran.
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.
Until 300 years ago township of Ray on the south of the city of Tehran was the most prominent of the cities of the province.
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 Iran Daily - Arts & Culture - 09/07/05
TEHRAN, Sept. 6--A noted film director has said that the campaign against piracy of feature films should be taken up as a priority of officials in charge of cinema affairs.
TEHRAN, Sept. 6--An official of the Cultural Heritage Department in Tehran province has said that a total of 370 billion rials has been allocated for renovating the homes of renowned personalities, Malek-ol-Shoara, Teymourtash and Dr. Mohammad Mosaddeq, as well as some other archeological sites in the province.
TEHRAN, Sept. 6--Examinations have been conducted on stains of blood on a handkerchief which was wrapped around the wounds suffered by Qajar king Nassereddin Shah (1848-1896) immediately after he was shot in Shah Abdol-Azim shrine in southern Tehran (Shahr-e Rey) to determine the king’s DNA.
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 Gardeshyaran International Tours and Travel Agency
The environs of Tehran have a semi-desert climate with hot and dry summers and temperate to cold winters.
Tehran is the country's most densely populated province.
The province of Tehran includes 9 districts which are: Tehran, Shemiranat, Rey, Islamshah, Shahreyar, Karaj, Jajroud, Lar, Roud-i-Shoor, Hableh Roud and Taleqan Roud flow across Tehran province, With the dams of Karaj, Latian and Lar.
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 Photo selection from Tehran's districts
Besides numerous summer resorts on the banks of the Karaj river, the area is also home to Tehran's most favorite ski resort of Dizin close to the village of Gachsar with facilities for downhill skiing as well as Grass-Ski.
A major city in Tehran province, Karaj is located 40 km west of Tehran in the foothills of Alborz mountains.
Shahr-e Ray is a historical town south of Tehran with the traditional fabric of an untouched Islamic city.
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 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.
The Tehran Stock Exchange which is a full member of the FIBV and a founding member of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges, was one of the world's best performing stock exchanges in recent years.[1].
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 Iran Focus-2,000 new “trouble-makers” arrested: Iran capital police chief - Iran (General) - News
Chief of police in Tehran province, Brigadier General Reza Zarei, was quoted as saying that the individuals had been arrested since the launch of a new crackdown on “trouble-makers” in the province.
Zarei said that the plan was extended to all of Tehran province since October 11 and would last for a period of one month.
The Tehran province police chief said that there had been an increase in crimes such as “racketeering” and “loansharking”, and 15 smaller plans had been launched to deal with such crimes.
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 Iran - Tehran Tourist Attractions, Tours, Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Human settlement of the region dates from Neolithic times, but the development of Tehran, which started as a small village in the foothills of the Alborz mountains, was very slow and its rise to prominence largely accidental.
Tehran's attractive natural setting, many trees, clear rivers and good hunting brought it into the favor of the early Safavid king, Tahmasbi, under his patronage, gardens were built and heavily fortified walls were erected to protect the town and its steadily increasing population the later Safavid kings.
In1956 however the population was 1.8 million by 1976, it had risen to 4.5 million and by the time of the 1986 census Tehran's population had soared to more then 8.7 million.
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