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  2. Since its establishment as the capital city by Āghā Moḥammad Khān more than 200 years ago, Tehrān has grown from a small city to a major metropolis: situated in an urban region of 14 million inhabitants, Tehrān is Iran’s largest city and one of the most populous cities of the world.

  3. US slaps sanctions on Iranian, Chinese targets over Tehran's ...

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on more than a dozen people and entities in China, Hong Kong and Iran, including Iran's defense attache in Beijing,...

  4. Tehran - Wikipedia

    Tehran ( / tɛəˈræn, - ˈrɑːn, ˌteɪ -/; Persian: تهران Tehrân [tehˈɾɒːn] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Iran and the largest city in Tehran Province. With a population of around 9 million in the city and around 16 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran ...

  5. Facts about Iran’s missile program as Tehran unveils its ...

    Iran presented what officials described as its first domestically-made hypersonic ballistic missile on Tuesday, the official IRNA news agency reported, an announcement likely to heighten Western concerns about Tehran’s missile capabilities. Here are some facts about Iran’s missile program, which is one of the biggest in the Middle East.

  6. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Tehran - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Tehran, Iran - Tehran Attractions Things to Do in Tehran Popular things to do Shopping Malls History Museums Points of Interest & Landmarks Parks Specialty Museums Art Galleries Sacred & Religious Sites Historic Sites Art Museums Top Attractions in Tehran Map See all 1. Golestan Palace 2,000 History Museums By Pahari

  7. Iran, a mountainous, arid, and ethnically diverse country of southwestern Asia. The country maintains a rich and distinctive cultural and social continuity dating back to the Achaemenian period, which began in 550 bce. In recent decades it has become known for its unique brand of Islamic republic.

  8. Tehran, Iran 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

    Tehran is known for some of its popular attractions, which include: Golestan Palace; The National Jewelry Treasury; Darband; Tabiat Bridge; Tajrish Bazaar

  9. Iran - The World Factbook

    US-Iranian relations became strained when a group of Iranian students seized the US Embassy in Tehran in November 1979 and held embassy personnel hostage until mid-January 1981. The US cut off diplomatic relations with Iran in April 1980.

  10. Tehran Times

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Judiciary on Friday released two Iranian-Austrian nationals and one Danish prisoner. Amir Abdollahian says Iran’s goals are greatly aligned with BRICS

  11. 21 Things to Know Before You Go to Tehran - Culture Trip

    20 January 2017 View Iran is not the country that mainstream media has been depicting for decades. Its remarkably well-informed people love foreigners, and the chances of being a victim of any anti-Western sentiment are slim to none. Even the most conservative folks distinguish between a government and its citizens.