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  2. Tehran - Wikipedia

    Tehran city had a population of 9,039,000 in the estimate of 2022 and according to the 2018 estimate of the United Nations, it is the 34th most populous city in the world and the most populous city in West Asia, Tehran metropolis is also the second most populated metropolis in the Middle East. [6]

  3. Tehran, capital city of Iran at the foot of the Elburz mountain range. It became the seat of the Qajar dynasty in 1786 and has since grown into a major metropolis and the economic center of Iran.

  4. Tehrān - Ancient Capital, Persian Empire, Modern Metropolis

    Tehrān. Table of Contents. Tehrān - Ancient Capital, Persian Empire, Modern Metropolis: The first time Tehrān is mentioned in historical accounts is in an 11th-century chronicle in which it is described as a small village north of Rayy (Ray). Archaeological remains from the city of Rayy, once known as Raghā and a major city throughout ...

  5. Tehrān - Cultural, Urban, Modern | Britannica

    Table of Contents. Tehrān - Cultural, Urban, Modern: Even though the city is the meeting point of many ethnic and linguistic groups, it is dominated by the Persian culture and language, as well as the Shiʿi branch of Islam, with which the majority of the population identifies. The Iranian Revolution had a distinctive cultural impact, limiting ...

  6. Best Places to Visit in Tehran, Iran (2023) - Tripadvisor

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

  7. Iran - Wikipedia

    Tehran, with a population of around 8.8 million (2016 census), is Iran's capital and largest city. It is an economical and cultural center and is the hub of the country's communication and transport network.

  8. 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.

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

    Things to Do in Tehran, Iran: See Tripadvisor's 51,170 traveler reviews and photos of Tehran tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Tehran. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  10. A Local’s Guide to Iran | Condé Nast Traveler

    Shahr-e-Rey [City of Rey], an hour south of Tehran, is one of the oldest cities in the world—and even Tehranis don’t know much about it. It’s full of historical sites and gives you a chance ...

  11. Tehran travel - Lonely Planet | Iran, Middle East

    Tehran. Iran. Hugging the lower slopes of the magnificent, snowcapped Alborz Mountains, Tehran is Iran’s most secular and liberal city. Spend time here – as you should – and you'll soon realise that the city is so much more than a chaotic jumble of concrete and crazy traffic blanketed by a miasma of air pollution.