The Islamic Republic of Iran, referred to as Iran, is located in the heart of West Asia and belongs to the Middle East countries, bordering the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman. The country covers an area of about 1,645,000 square kilometers and has a population of 81.65 million people, with the capital city of Tehran. Iran is a country with a mixture of highlands and mountains, and 1/4 of its territory is desert.
Iran is an ancient civilization with a history of more than 5,000 years, and at its peak, 2,500 years ago, it established the famous Persian Empire. Iran is Persian, not Arab.
The Silk Road brought China and Persia together 2,500 years ago, and the two countries began to have friendly relations.
The official language of Iran is Persian, which is spoken in three countries in the world: Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
The license plate numbers of all vehicles in Iran, including buses, are written in Persian, and Arabic numerals are also written in Persian. When you travel to Iran, the tour guide tells you to remember the license plate number so that you don't get on the wrong bus when you come back. If you don't know Persian, you will be confused.
Islam is practiced by 98.8% of the country's residents, 91% of whom are Shia and 7.8% are Sunni. So the dress code has a religious requirement.
Females over the age of 8 must wear a hijab in public, which is required by Iranian law, and if they don't they are taken to the police station, including foreign females. Neither men nor women are allowed to wear shorts in public.
Iran has been very lenient in terms of clothing requirements compared to other Muslim countries, women do not need to be veiled and their clothes do not have to wear black burqas. You can wear various colors and styles of clothes, you can wear various colors of headscarves, headscarves are not so strict not to show hair, the photos of beautiful women are showing part of the hair.
Iranian women are more fashionable and can only show their faces outside, so they are obsessed with all kinds of cosmetics on their faces. Cosmetics for the face are more popular in Iran.
Iranians are of Aryan race, beautiful women with high noses and deep eyes, deep features and well-defined contours. With deep eye sockets, long eyelashes and big beautiful eyes, Persian beauty has a high face value, similar to the contours of Italian and French beauty.
Asians generally feel that a high nose means beautiful and fashionable, but Iranians feel that their noses are too high and prefer a small nose, and it is now popular in Iran to have a small nose.
When a woman goes out to work or travels abroad after marriage, she must have her husband's permission. Other things, such as going out shopping, do not require the husband's permission.
Iranian buses are separated into male and female sections, with separate doors for getting on and off, and the subway has special compartments for women.
Iranian men and women in love should have a distance between each other and not sit particularly close to each other.
Although Iran is an Islamic country, the divorce rate in Iran is very high. The reason for this is that Iranian women are more educated than men, and accordingly, women's wages have increased, and they are more independent and less dependent on men, so the divorce rate is also high.
Iranians, like Xinjiang people, are particularly fond of naan and rice. The traditional Iranian way of eating is to spread a tablecloth on the living room carpet and eat cross-legged.
Alcohol is banned in Iran and only one type of beer with no alcohol content is marketed.
The law allows for four wives, but the vast majority of Iranian men marry only one. On the one hand, the Iranian culture is to marry one wife, on the other hand, it is more expensive to marry another wife, and the previous wife has to agree, to treat all wives fairly, to buy anything for all wives, and not to favor anyone.
Dogs are forbidden in Iran. Dogs are considered to be unclean, and people who keep them are punished by flogging.
Iranians have a Persian calendar, which also has the first day of the year in spring, as well as Chinese New Year and New Year's Eve.
The 12 zodiac signs in Iran are Rat, Ox, Leopard, Rabbit, Whale, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. It is said that the Persian businessmen in China brought back, 2022 is the year of the tiger in China, and Iran is the year of the leopard. 12 zodiac signs of the dragon and tiger, while Iran replaced the leopard and whale, other zodiac signs are the same.
Iranian craftsmen do not make carpets perfectly, they have to leave some bugs and believe that only God can make them perfect.
The best caviar in the world is the one from Iran and the most expensive caviar in the world, made from the roe of the great beluga sturgeon. In London, England, a box of Great Beluga caviar weighing 32 ounces sells for a whopping $23,308, which is more expensive than gold.
Saffron is a specialty agricultural product of Iran and accounts for 80% of the world's total production. Saffron, caviar, Persian carpets and pistachios are known as the four treasures of Iran.
Iran is a country with a large number of holidays, 26 days a year, many of which are religious holidays. Gasoline is cheaper than mineral water in Iran, and Iranians travel by car on holidays.
Zoroastrianism originated in Iran, as mentioned in Jin Yong's novel Yitian Tu Long Ji. Zoroastrianism was introduced to China and became Ming religion, and it still exists in Iran. Jin Yong's novel depicts a beautiful, high-nosed, deep-eyed Persian beauty, Daisy.
Iranian soccer ranks first in Asia, the style of play is very hard, outstanding physical conditions, physical confrontation is not afraid of any European power, female fans were not allowed to watch the game, but now allowed to watch, Iranian female fans watching the game is particularly passionate, is recognized as the world's most beautiful fans.
Iranian drivers drive very fast, the distance between the front and back of the car is very small, many drivers do not abide by the rules, the distance is larger, there are drivers forced to intervene, if you encounter a very slow speed, it must be a female driver. Iran's Minister of Transport was killed in a car accident a few years ago, so you can imagine that the roads in Iran are the most dangerous.
The air pollution in Tehran is more severe. It has to do with the topography of Tehran, which is surrounded by mountains on three sides and has poor air circulation, and the quality of refined oil is not good.
Iran has 12 years of free education and a high education coverage rate.
Although there is no free medical care in Iran, the government has implemented a subsidy policy, the cost of medicine is low, and residents have access to basic medical care.
Iran is rich in oil and gas deposits. Oil reserves, ranking fourth in the world, natural gas reserves ranked second in the world. Iran is rich in mineral resources and has more than 60 kinds of proven minerals, with copper reserves ranking third in the world. Zinc ore ranks first in the world.
Iran's GDP per capita is $7527, and the minimum wage in Tehran, Iran is 2,300 RMB a month, while the average monthly wage in Tehran is about 3,000 RMB.
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