Iran Education Facts

Training The children start school at the age of six and have compulsory schooling for eight years. Virtually all children attend elementary school, which is free of charge. The education system struggles with financial problems, lack of educated teachers and overcrowded classes. Studies in Islam are compulsory in Iranian schools, and admission to universities requires […]

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Iran Travel Information

According to globalsciencellc, Iran (Persian: ایران ‎) is a country in the Middle East (Asia) bordering Iraq, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The capital of Iran is Tehran. Some major cities in Iran are: Mashhad, Tabriz, Shiraz, Abadan, Kerman, Zahedan, Qom and Hamadan. Iran is known for its rich history. The country used […]

Iran Politics

Iran Politics, Population and Geography

General information: Iran, until 1935 known as Persia, in 1979, after the expulsion of the ruling Shah, became an Islamic republic. Gradually, conservative clerical forces crushed the resistance of Western-oriented liberal elements. On November 4, 1979, armed Iranian students seized the US Embassy in Tehran and held it until January 20, 1981. From 1980 to […]

Iran Entry Requirements

Iran Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations Nationalities Passport required visa required Return ticket required Germany Yes Yes Yes Austria Yes Yes Yes Switzerland Yes Yes Yes Other EU countries Yes Yes Yes Turkey Yes no Yes Passport information Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry. Visa information Generally required, except for […]