Iran, Persia, Pars, you have heard them all, a country as old as the history itself with an ancient civilization and as beautiful as eyes can perceive. The country of Cyrus the Great, Universally acknowledged as the first founder of The Human Right Charter. Here you can visit glorious ancient structures like Persepolis, you can visit most amazing natural beauties like Harra mangroves and loot desert, you can climb high mountains like Damavand, or just have a cup of tea in Hāfiz Garden, you can swim in the Caspian Sea, or if you want to swim in winter season why not do that in Kish Island, where you can do your shopping too. In Iran you will experience different cultures and religions, with a hospitality you have never seen before. Historical monuments, which belong to different periods of human settlement in the plateau of Iran, along with diverse natural, coastal, mountainous, and nomadic landscapes, make a coordinated and attractive combination for every tourist.
Due to its historical background and sustainable social and cultural evolution, has a lot of diverse worth seeing sites that satisfy tourists with different tastes. Every tourist, whatever his/her incentive, may find many spectacular places depending on his taste. It should not be forgotten that the best way for the recognition of every country is direct contact with its people. Iranians are famous for their hospitality, compassion, and generosity. It is easily possible to visit Iranians' homes, being slightly acquainted with them and become familiar with their life style, attitudes, livelihood, and many of their characteristics. The ancient Iranian culture, which is reflected in historical and architectural heritage, has brought about many sites worth seeing. The culture of today's Iran is a perfect aggregate of near and far past of this territory and everybody can satisfy intellectual and aesthetic needs according to his/her taste through visiting this wide and rich country. The existing historical monuments in Persepolis, Passargadae, Susa (Shoosh), Hamadan, Kermanshah, Firooz Abad, Syraf and many other ancient centers of Iranian civilization are incentives enough for visiting this country.
The 18th largest country in the world in terms of area at 1,648,195 km, Iran has a population of over 78 million. It is a country of particular geostrategic significance owing to its location in the Middle East & central Eurasia. Iran is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. As Iran is a littoral state of the Caspian Sea, which is an inland sea and condominium, Kazakhstan and Russia are also Iran's direct neighbors to the north. Iran is bordered on the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, on the west by Iraq and on the northwest by Turkey. Tehran is the capital, the country's largest city and the political, cultural, commercial and industrial center of the nation. Iran is a regional power, and holds an important position in international energy security and world economy as a result of its large reserves of petroleum and natural gas.