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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

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 ...

Google previewTen Camels for My Wife (2016)

by John Meadows

The Land of Flying Carpets When compared to many of the ancient cities we had visited throughout the Middle East, Tehran is a new town a mere two centuries old. Although it is the capital city of Iran, it does not have the same aesthetic ...

Google previewDynamic land use/cover change modelling (2011)

Geosimulation and multiagent-based modelling by Jokar Arsanjani Jamal

Tehran is one of these cities whose expansion is a fact, but which also experiences severe topographic constraints by its location at the foothills of the Alborz Mountains. Tehran is a very dynamic city which grew rapidly over the last decades.

Google previewAnglo-American Policy toward the Persian Gulf, 1978–1985 (2015)

Power, Influence and Restraint by Tore Petersen

The debacle following revolutionary Iran's seizure of the American embassy in Tehran is a case in point. Khomeini's followers, who took American embassy personnel hostages on November 4, 1979, claimed that the American embassy in ...

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- ...

Google previewDevil May Care (2009)

by Sebastian Faulks

Tehran is a nest of spies. It always has been and it always will be. One witty British visitor suggested that the Russians and the Americans should simply share apartments to cut down on the cost of mutual bugging. But there's one thing that ...

Google previewHearts, Minds, and Hydras (2012)

Fighting Terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan, America, and Beyond--Dilemmas and Lessons by William Nester

Tehran is an important source of money, arms, training, intelligence, smuggling, and refuge for Islamists, Sunni and Shiite alike, in Afghanistan and beyond.32 To the north of Afghanistan, the United States has both strategic and economic ...

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 previewRock and Hard Places (2010)

Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows by Andrew Mueller

Tehran is the capital of a Central Asian Islamic republic. Caracas is the capital of a South American “Bolivarian”—in honour of Simon Bolivar, serial vanquisher of South America's Spanish imperial overlords—republic. Tehran is a drab, joyless, ...

Google previewEnergy Politics (2011)

by Brenda Shaffer

Moreover, Tehran is a net importer of electricity. Iran has a modest refining capacity, and thus spends a large portion of its state budget on imported petroleum products. According to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, gasoline subsidies cost ...

Google previewEminent Persians (2008)

by Abbas Milani

Tehran is an oddity. Itisa city with a long history and a short memory.1 It is that rare metropolis that lacks proximity to water. With its back to towering mountains and its vistas open to tormenting desert winds, it suffers in the metaphor of its own ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Small Silver Coins (2010)

by Roger Dewardt Lane

EDGE: Reeded MINT: Arabic Tehran = TEHRAN REFERENCE: Y-25, B3 TYPE: No date with shahi for value.

Google previewThe Caspian Sea Encyclopedia (2010)

by Igor S. Zonn, Aleksey N Kosarev, Michael H. Glantz, Andrey G. Kostianoy

Tehran, Teheran T 397 was prepared by decree of the RF Commission on Emergencies (1991). Many research and project-planning organizations took part in the preparation of T.: MSU, RAS, RF Ministry of Ecology, Ministry of Agriculture, ...

Google previewMartial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation by Thomas A. Green, Joseph R. Svinth

Tehran: Ketabfurushi va Chapkhane Barukhim. Beihaghi, Dorudbashi, and Nezameldin Ahmad ibn Mohammad ibn Ahmad Shojaeldin. 1975 [AP 1354].

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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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