This is a list of mountains in the country of Iran. Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ...
In Persian mountain or mount are called Kuh. Persia or Persian most often refer to: Persia The Persians, an ethnic group, also called Tajiks Persian language Persian (Pokémon) See also Iranian, Iranian peoples, Iranian languages and Aryan. ... This page/following-item is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary. ...
Categories: Mountains of Iran Alborz Mountains underneath clouds seen from Tehran Alborz (in Persian البرز), also written as Alburz or Elburz, is a mountain range in northern Iran, stretching from the borders of Armenia in the north-west to the southern end of the Caspian Sea, where also Tehran and Irans highest peak... Alvand , Alwand or Alvand Kuh is a mountain chain in western Iran. ... Mount Damavand (In Persian: Ø¯Ù Ø§ÙÙØ¯), a dormant volcano, is the highest point in Iran (Persia). ... Kabir Kuh (In Persian: کبیرکوه) is a very long mountain stretching about 120 km in length on the borders of Lurestan and Ilam in Iran. ... Karkas mountain chain or Karkas (Persian Ø±Ø´ØªÙ ÙÙÙ ÙØ±ÙØ³ Reshteh kuh-e Karkas) is located in Central Iran. ... Sabalan area, Iran Sabalan (Ø³Ø¨ÙØ§Ù SabalÃ¢n in Persian;also called SÄvÄlÄn in Azerbaijani) is an inactive volcano in Ardabil province of Iran. ... Sahand (in Persian سهند) is the highest mountain (about 3800m) located in the Iranian province of East Azarbaijan. ... Taftan (in Persian: تفتان Taftân) is an old volcano in south-east of Iran situated in the Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran. ... The Zagros Mountains (In Persian:رشتهکوههای زاگرس) make up Irans second largest mountain range. ...
Iran was a monarchy ruled by a shah, or king, almost without interruption from 1501 until 1979, when a yearlong popular revolution led by the Shia clergy culminated in the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of an Islamic republic.
Iran lies at the easternmost edge of the geographic and cultural region known as the Middle East.
Iran’s capital and largest city is Tehrān, located in the northern part of the country.
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