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  1. Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.3 million and surpassing 14 million in the wider metropolitan area, Tehran is Iran's largest city and urban area, and the largest city in Western Asia.
  2. Tehran a.k.a. Tehran Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It covers on area of 18,909 square kilometres and is located to the north of the central plateau of Iran.

There are other places with Tehran in their name, like University of Tehran, Tehran University of Art, Tehran Conservatory Of Music, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch.


"Tehran" is a 1946 British-Italian thriller film co-directed by Giacomo Gentilomo and William Freshman. It stars Derek Farr as Pemberton Grant, a British intelligence officer who discovers a plot to assassinate the President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt at the Tehran Conference during the Second World War. It also featured Marta Labarr, Manning Whiley and Pamela Stirling. It was also released under the alternative titles Appointment in Persia and The Plot to Kill Roosevelt.

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Google previewLiving In Hell (2012)

The True Story Of An Iranian Woman by Ghazal Omid

It took us two hours to cross Tehran from Mehrabad airport to the heart of downtown to find a hotel. Tehran is a gigantic, architecturally undistinguished city, a mixture of old and new, overwhelmed by the population and stretched to the limit. Refugees from the villages bring the population to an uncountable, unthinkable number. It is “The Large Tehran,” as the Shah used to call it. It is the nature of large cities to swallow the ...

Google previewRogue Regimes (1999)

Terrorism and Proliferation by Raymond Tanter

Tehran is a regional power with a capacity for exporting its revolution worldwide; it engages in state- sponsored terrorism against the United States. Exporting terrorism is an Iranian tool of choice befitting its aspirations to become a fountain- head for the Islamic revolution. While exporting terrorism is a way by which Iran can spread the ideology of its revolution, importing equipment for the development of weapons of mass destruction is a means for the country to catapult its way into ...

Google previewThe Myth of the Great Satan (2013)

A New Look at America's Relations with Iran by Abbas Milani

Tehran is a city of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements: T to Z (2003)

by Edmund Jan Osmańczyk, Anthony Mango

The Tehran Declaration included this statement: As to peace, we are confident that our accord will make ...

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Every great work of art... is a celebration, an act of insubordination against the betrayals, horrors and infidelities of life. (Azar Nafisi)
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Scrabble value of T1E1H4R1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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