Officially called the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iran is located in Western, Central and Eastern Asia and was formerly known to the Western world as Persia. The history of Persia dates as far back as 2800 BC and is considered one of the world’s oldest civilizations, with great achievements in literature, philosophy, medicine, astronomy, mathematics and art. With the current population of 75 million people and the capital of Tehran, Iran still has a lot to offer: natural gas and petroleum reserves of the Persian
Persian Baby Names
The Persian Empire was one of the most culturally advanced the world had ever seen, stretching from the Mediterranean to the Indus River. Common names like Darius, Cyrus and Xerxes represent the greatest kings, while Yasmin and Esther the beauty of nature.