What was Iran called before it was Iran?

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Until 1935 Iran was officially known as Persia. However, Iran and Persia was used interchangeably until 1979 after the revolution.

Edit: the name Iran have been used since Maads. it means Land Of Aryans
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What is Iran?

Iran is a country in the Middle East. Yep

Where is Iran?

Iran is in the eastern part of the Middle East which is in Southwest Asia. Iran is bordered on the North by Armenia, Azerbaijan & Turkmenistan. On the East by Afghanistan

What was Iran like before?

some people, who like monarchy, believe that it was better then than it is now.. now, it is an Islamic republic, and, well, people don't like following religion... but unl

What is there to do in Iran?

You could visit the ancient ruins of Khashayarshah, Persepolis, or the modern architecture of Teheran! Or even go out to a restaurant since Iran has some of the most delecta

What was Iraq and Iran before?

Your question is not very clear. I assume you mean to ask about what other names these two territories have been known by throughout history.\n. \nIraq has always been known

How can you call Iran from the United States?

The international and local area dialing codes would all be the same, but your long distance company of choice would have to provide you with their direct or operator assisted
In Iran

Who are Iran?

Iran is country, not a person. It is located in the eastern part of the Middle East.
In Iran

Who was the leader of Iran before the Shah?

There was none. Ever since the founding of the Persian Empire, which happened many centuries B.C. Iran was always under a Shah (king.) The last change between dynasties occ