Ir The World Of Iran

1061 Words Aug 25th, 2014 5 Pages
COUNTRY BRIEF
IRAN
SSG MOHAMMEDALI
ALC CLASS 14-004

Outline:
- History
- Geography
- Society
- Economy
- Government
- National Security

Iran is one of the most ancient civilizations in the world. The land of Iran began in 8000BC with the Zagros Mountains and developed into a kingdom and regions, and moved to Dynasties. The classic period of Iran began with the Persian tribes under the Assyrian Empire. In 334BC, Alexander the Great ruled Iran after defeating King Darius III in the battle known as Issus. During the middle ages, Persian and Roman fought for the land of. Islam was introduced to Iran during the seventh century and in 1979, the Islamic Revolution under the command of Ayatollah
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In everything and every issue the religious men have the opinion and make the final decision, rule Iran.
Considering the terrain, 69% of the population lives in urban areas, such as Tahran, which contains 7.3 million people. Iranian New Year called Nowruz, beginning on 21 March, which is considering the start of the Persian year. This New Year is a very important observation in Iranian community and it symbolizes hope and good life. Iranians observe this specific day by consider it a national holiday where families visit each other and prepare grand feasts. These feasts contain seven traditional dishes, all of which contain ingredients grown during the spring months.
Iran’s economy depends on oil, which is the government’s biggest income in the country. Small businesses consist of small workshops and do not play a large part in the countries economics. The Gross Domestic Product (GPD) for Iran in 2013 was $987 billion, and is ranked 19th in the world with export around $61 billion, and import around $64 billion. The agriculture products consist of wheat, rice, sugar, sugarcane, fruits, nuts, cotton, wool, and dairy product. Industrial products include petroleum, fertilizations, textiles, and construction materials. The unemployment rate is 16%, major export is petroleum, and major import is industrial supplies and industrial technology. Iran’s major export countries include
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