Map of Top Place to Visit in Iran

Iran, the second largest country in the Middle East, has 5,000 years of fascinating history, and is home to one of the world’s oldest continuous major civilizations.

Known as Persia until 1935, Iran was unified as a nation in 625 BC by the Medes, and was first ruled by the Achaemenid Empire; succeeded by the Seleucid Empire, the Parthians and then the Sassanids until 651 AD.

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