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Iran rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Iran. Common rental types found in Iran are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Regions and cities if Iran where housing rentals are found are All Cities, Alborz, Golestan, Isfahan, Khorasan Razavi, Khorasan South, Kohgiluyeh va Boyer-Ahmad, Qazvin, Qom, Tehran, Azerbaijan West, Azerbaijan East, Ardabil, Gilan, Zanjan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Hamadan, Markazi, Lorestan, Ilam, Mazandaran, Khuzestan, Chaharmahaal va Bakhtiari, Yazd, Bushehr, Fars, Kerman, Hormozgan, Sistan va Baluchestan, Semnan, Khorasan North. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Iran.

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Iran is a nation in Central Eurasia and Western Asia. Formerly it is known as the Islamic Republic of Iran. The western world knew Iran as Persia. The name Iran is used from Sassanian era from around the year 1935. In are Iran stands in the 18th position in the world. Iran shares its boundaries with Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in the north, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the east, the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in the south, Gulf of Oman in the west and Turkey in the northwest. The capital city of Iran is Tehran. The capital city is the biggest and the political, intellectual, business and trade center of the country. Iran's huge assets of petroleum and natural gas directed its position in international energy security and world economy. In 1906 "Persia's Constitutional Revolution" started the country's initial assembly, in a legitimate realm. Iran formerly developed into an Islamic republic on 1 April 1979, next to the Iranian revolt. Iran is an originating part of the UN, NAM, OIC and OPEC. The official language of the country of Iran is Persian. Majority of people in the country are of Islam religion.

Iran Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The culture of Iran is very old. Persian civilization is one of the affluent in the world. Iran is well recognized for the stimulating literature, many poets and writers, brilliant and notable architecture. The culture of Persia is mostly influenced by western countries culture. Norouz, Charshanbeh Suri, Sizdah Bedar, Yalda Night and Haft Sin are few of the ceremonies which still take place in Iran. Art is an important aspect of the Persian civilization. Persian superb carpets, slight expressive classic music, terrific tile work of exclusive blue mosques, aged significant architectural method and numerous radiant legendary mechanisms are world wide popular. Persian or Farsi is a powerful and the oldest language in the world. The food made by Persians is very attractively made. Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz and Vazd have many tourist attractions. Some of them are Natioanl Museum, Golestan Palace, Saadabad Palace, Reza Abbasi Museum, Carpet Museum, Niavaran Museum, Glassware & Ceramic Museum, Treasury of National Jewels, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Chehelsotun Palace, Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge, Khaju Bridge, Vank Cathedral, Jameh Mosque, Shah Cheragh Mausoleum, Quran Gate, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Naghsh-e-Rustam and Naghsh-e-Rajab, Karmikhani Citadel, Vakil Mosque, Vakil Bazaar, Jame Atiq Mosque, Nasirolmolk Mosque, Eram Garden, Narenjestan Ghavam, Hafez Tomb, Saadi Tomb. The conventional games of the Iran nation are Wrestling, horse racing, and ritualistic bodybuilding. Rugby football and volleyball later in the 20th century became popular. Weight-lifting and wrestling activities in Iran are very common and have won many Olympic medals.

Iran Demographics

Iran Total Population - 76,923,300
Iran Male Population - 33,622,213
Iran Female Population - 32,807,071
Iran Persian Population - 39,230,883
Iran Azeri Population - 18,461,592
Iran Gilaki and Mazandarani Population - 6,153,864
Iran Kurd Population - 5,384,631
Iran Arab Population - 2,307,699
Iran Lur Population - 1,538,466
Iran Baloch Population - 1,538,466
Iran Turkmen Population - 1,538,466
Iran Other Population - 769,233

Iran Education

Education system of Iran is greatly centralized. The education system is categorized as K-12 education and higher education. The ministry of education administers K-12 education. The Ministry of Science and Technology directs the higher education. The minimum age to start the education for a candidate is six years. Primary education also known as Dabestan is a five years education. Orientation cycle or Rahnamayi often called as the middle education comprises from sixth to eighth grade. Next three years of education which is not compulsory is called as the High school or Dabirestan. The high school is classified among theoretical, vocational/technical and manual, every program with its individual core field. The higher education is offered by the universities, institutes of technology, medical schools and community colleges. High school diploma is the key to get in for the national University entrance's exam known as konkoor. After the higher education one can opt for PhD. Few of the main universities of Iran are at Tabriz, Mashhad, Ahvaz, Shiraz, Esfahan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Babol Sar, Rasht, and Orumiyeh.

Iran Symbols

Iran state Flag
Iran state Flag
Iran state Flower
Iran state Flower
Iran state Anthem
Iran state Anthem
Soroud-e Melli-e Jomhouri-e Eslami-e Iran
Iran state Animal
Iran state Animal
Asiatic Cheetah
Iran state Animal
Iran state Animal
Persian fallow deer

Iran History

The Iran's past is knotted with the account of a superior chronological area that it inclined period of Iranian civilizing continent. It includes the region from the Danube River in the west to the Indus River and Jaxartes in the east and from the Caucasus, Caspian Sea, and Aral Sea in the north to the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman and Egypt in the south. The Iranian flat terrain in the southwestern portion contributed in the extensive prehistoric near East with Elam, from the Early Bronze Age. Persia always involved in the wars with Greeks, Arabs, Turks, Mongols, and others. It constantly confirmed the national uniqueness and has extended as a discrete political and intellectual individual. The nation Iran is an abode to the ancient permanent foremost society. The Medes incorporated Iran as a country and realm in 625 BC. The Achaemenid Empire from 550-330 BC was the primary of the Iranian territory to control in Middle East and central Asia. The Islamic invasion of Persia in 633-656 and the last part of the Sassanid Empire was a revolving peak in Iranian past. The end of the Zoroastrian religion in Persia in the eighth to tenth centuries is the Islamicization.

Iran Tourism

The region of Iran is varied and attractive. Many tourists are attracted by the variety of events like hiking and skiing in the Alborz Mountains, to enjoy the beach on the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. Iran has various attractions, daring intellectual magnificence and assorted and fine-looking scenery appropriate for a collection of events. The tourism of Iran was hit badly in the Iran-Iraq war. Domestic tourism in Iran is major in the world. Grand Bazaar, Natioanl Museum, Golestan Palace, Saadabad Palace, Reza Abbasi Museum, Carpet Museum, Niavaran Museum, Glassware & Ceramic Museum, Treasury of National Jewels and Rey City Ski resorts are some of the tourist attractions of Tehran. Imam Square, Imam Mosque, Aliqapu Palace, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Chehelsotun Palace, Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge, Khaju Bridge, Vank Cathedral, Jameh Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Manar Jomban, Atashgah, Hasht Behesht and Dovecotes are few of the tourist attractions of Isfahan. Karmikhani Citadel, Vakil Mosque, Vakil Bazaar, Jame Atiq Mosque, Nasirolmolk Mosque, Eram Garden, Narenjestan Ghavam, Hafez Tomb, Saadi Tomb, Shah Cheragh Mausoleum, Quran Gate, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Naghsh-e-Rustam and Naghsh-e-Rajab are few of the tourist attractions Shiraz. Old City, Jameh Mosque, Badgirs, Amir Chakhmagh, Complex Mausoleum of Seyed Roknaddin, Alexander's Prison, Doulatabad Garden, Fire Temple, Towers of Silence and Chak Chak are some of the places of interest in Vazd.

Iran Transportation

The transportation in Iran is economical. The negative aspect is fiscal inadequacy as of extremely extravagant utilization samples, illegal imports with bordering nations and air contamination. The road system of Iran is developing steadily. The roads connect the major towns and cities of the nation. There are 178,152 km or 111,000 mi roads in Iran. Around 66% of the total roads are paved. The railway network of the nation is extremely improved. The rail tracks in the Iran nation cover around 11,106 km or 6,942 mi. The railway department is known as the state owned Iranian railway sector. Next to the expanded effort on the Tehran Metro, six additional metro ventures are created. In total, 172 added kilometers will be constructed in Tehran among at present. The greater part of transportation in Iran is depending on roads. Electrifying train system is also available. The airline system in Iran is developing its global links. Around 54 main airports are present in Iran. Some of them are Bandar 'Abbas, Mehrabad International at Tehran, and Shiraz International at Shiraz. Iran's one of the major ports is at Khorramshahr on the Persian Gulf, as well as the port at Abadan, Bandar-e Khomeini, Bandar 'Abbas, and Bushehr.

Iran Taxes

Iran Country Corporate Tax - 25%
Iran Country Income Tax - 35%
Iran Country VAT Tax - 1.5%
Iran Country Property Transfer Tax - 5%
Iran Country Real Estate Tax - 25%
Iran Country Municipal Tax - 3%

Iran Universities

Allameh Tabatabai University (ATU), Tehran, Iran - Students 15,000
Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran - Students 8,332
Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), Tehran, Iran - Students 10,600
Ardabil University of Medical Sciences (ARUMS), Ardabil, Ardabil province, Iran - Students 1,549
Babol University of Medical Sciences (BUMS), Babol, Mazandaran Province, Iran - Students 2,300
Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences (BMSU), Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran - Students 7,000
Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran - Students 4,000
Birjand University of Medical Sciences (BUMS), Birjand, South Khorasan Province, Iran - Students 1,000
Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran - Students 12,000
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), Mashhad, Iran - Students 19,500
Gilan University of Medical Sciences (GUMS), Rasht, Gilan, Iran - Students 3,800
Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Gorgan, Golestan Province, Iran - Students 2,800
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan, Zanjan Province, Iran - Students 330
Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran - Students 7,000
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), Shiraz, Fars, Iran - Students 5,000
Shiraz University of Technology (SUTECH), Shiraz, Fars, Iran - Students 800
Shomal university, Amol, Iran - Students 7,000
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tabriz, Iran - Students 5,000
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Tehran, Iran - Students 13,000

Iran Religions

Iran Shi'a Muslim Population is 88%
Iran Sunni Muslim Population is 10%
Iran Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Bahai Population is 2%

Iran Provinces

Alborz, Iran - Population 1,375,450
Ardabil, Iran - Population 1,257,624
Azarbayjan-e Gharbi (West Azerbaijan), Iran - Population 2,949,426
Azarbayjan-e Sharqi (East Azerbaijan), Iran - Population 3,620,183
Bushehr, Iran - Population 887,115
Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari, Iran - Population 842,002
Esfahan, Iran - Population 4,590,595
Fars, Iran - Population 4,385,869
Gilan, Iran - Population 2,410,523
Golestan, Iran - Population 1,637,063
Hamadan, Iran - Population 1,790,770
Hormozgan, Iran - Population 1,410,667
Ilam, Iran - Population 545,093
Kerman, Iran - Population 2,660,927
Kermanshah, Iran - Population 1,938,060
Kurdistan, Iran - Population 1,574,118
Khorasan-e Jonubi (South Khorasan), Iran - Population 640,218
Khorasan-e Razavi (Razavi Khorasan), Iran - Population 5,620,770
Khorasan-e Shomali (North Khorasan), Iran - Population 820,918
Khuzestan, Iran - Population 4,345,607
Kohgiluyeh va Bowyer Ahmad, Kordestan, Iran - Population 695,099
Lorestan, Iran - Population 1,758,628
Markazi, Iran - Population 1,361,394
Mazandaran, Iran - Population 2,940,831
Qazvin, Iran - Population 1,166,861
Qom, Iran - Population 1,064,456
Semnan, Iran - Population 590,512
Sistan va Baluchestan, Iran - Population 2,410,076
Tehran, Iran - Population 13,530,742
Yazd, Iran - Population 992,318
Zanjan, Iran - Population 970,946

Iran Government

Iran's political system was influenced by the constitution of 1979. The function of the Islamic regime is to provide each and every people with the same and correct chances, to grant them with employment, and to gratify their fundamental requirements, so that the track of their development is guaranteed. The system includes many complicated linked prevailing groups. The head of the revolt is liable for description and command of the universal strategies of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The head of the revolt is also called as the supreme leader. The Supreme Leader is Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, manages the military intellect and safety functions. He individually can decide the war or peace. He allots half of the Council of Guardians. The legislative body of specialists has the power to choose and fire the Supreme Leader. They even remind the Supreme leader about his official responsibilities. Next to the Supreme leader is the President of Iran. The President is in charge for the performance of the Constitution and for the application of managerial authorities, apart from for the issues openly associated to the Supreme Leader. The president is generally elected for every interval of four years. Till 2008 the government of Iran was bicameral and now it is a unicameral body. The new regime of the country is recognized as the Majlis of Iran. The Majlis of Iran consists of about 290 members generally elected every four years. The Majlis sketches legislation, authorizes global agreements, and commends the national finances. All Majlis aspirants and all legislation from the legislative body are to be permitted by the Council of Guardians.

Iran Geography

Iran is the eighteenth biggest nation in the world. It has a total area of 1,648,000 km2 or 636,000 sq mi. It is situated among between latitudes 24° and 40° N, and longitudes 44° and 64° E. Iran nation has boundaries with Azerbaijan (432 km/268 mi) and Iran (35 km/22 mi) to the north-west; the Caspian Sea to the north; Turkmenistan (992 km/616 mi) to the north-east; Pakistan (909 km/565 mi) and Afghanistan (936 km/582 mi) to the east; Turkey (499 km/310 mi) and Iraq (1,458 km/906 mi) to the west. Iran comprises of the Iranian flat terrain with the exclusion of the seashores of the Caspian Sea and Khuzestan. The largest part of the country is composed with mountains. The peak point of the nation is the Mount Damavand at 5,610 m or 18,406 ft. Desert basins like Dasht-e Kavir which is the biggest is situated in the eastern portion of the nation. The weather of Iran mostly varies from dry or semiarid, to subtropical beside the Caspian shore and the forests of north. The total land area of Iran nation is 1.636 million sq km whereas the total water area only has 12,000 sq km. Petroleum, natural gas, coal, chromium, copper, iron ore, lead, manganese, zinc, sulfur are some of the natural resources of Iran. The percentage of land utilized for agricultural purpose is 8.72%.

Iran Parks

Iran has many National Parks. The country is surrounded with forests, rangelands, woods, plains, water or mountains. The nation's natural reserves and parks are well protected. Around 1,649,771 hectares of land is encompassed by the national parks of Iran. Golestan national Park is one of the biggest national parks of Iran. This park is located in the moorlands of the Caspian area and the plains of Khorasan province of Northern Iran. Golestan national Park presents an extensive range of flora and fauna. Hirkan National Park situated in around 3,000 hectare was formed in the year 1936. This park has both mountains and forests in it. Flora is prominent part of the Hirkan National Park. Kavir National Park is a confined natural sector in northern Iran. It covers a region of around 4,000 square kilometers (1,500 mile²). To the western corner of the two chief deserts is the Kavir National Park located. The Dasht-e Kavir also known as Great Salt Desert and Siahkuh called as Black Mountain are the two deserts. Some of the other national parks of Iran are Sisangan National Park, Kharturan National Park, Naybandan Wildlife Refuge, Tandooreh National Park, Khojir and Sorkhe Hesar National Park, Bakhtegan National Park, Lake Urmia National Park, Nazhvan Suburban Natural Park and Bambo National Park.

Iran Economy

According to the world's economy Iran has eighteenth largest economy by purchasing power parity (PPP). Oil and gas are largely exported. The recent recession did not affect much the economy of Iran. Twists ensuing since an amalgamation of cost controls and financial assistance, predominantly on food and power, persisting to think about down the financial system and illegal imports, directorial controls, pervasive dishonesty, and further inflexibility destabilize the prospective for concealed sector-led expansion. In the Global Competitiveness Report Iran nation stands in the 69th position. The expansion of Iran's economy is moderate. The Iranian regime main concern was to cutback the debt taken. In 1 992 Iran was made compulsory to reorganize to a great extent the overseas debt. The economy is centrally designed, influenced with the five-year plans. The regime has obtaining deliberate measures on the way to its promoted targets of fiscal liberalization and price raises conflict.