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Iran Profile By Ahmad Dolatkhah


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Iran profile about culture and history and also industrials

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Iran Profile By Ahmad Dolatkhah

  1. 3. Population Iranian population is estimated to be some 75,000,000. about 60% of the population are residing cities and the rest 40% are either in villages (38%) or in tribal movement (2%). Male/female balance is almost perfect. Life expectancy is 67 years.
  2. 4. Geography
  3. 5. Geography
  4. 6. Geography
  5. 7. Geography
  6. 8. Neighbors
  7. 9. Neighbors
  8. 10. Neighbors
  9. 11. Neighbors
  10. 12. Neighbors
  11. 13. Neighbors
  12. 14. Neighbors
  13. 15. Closest Path
  14. 16. Closest Path
  15. 17. Closest Path
  16. 18. Closest Path
  17. 19. Closest Path
  18. 20. Closest Path
  19. 21. Closest Path
  20. 23. Deserts: Some 60% of Iranian land is desert. However except a 10%, it is habitat to many animal and plant species. These species are resilient to the conditions in desert.
  21. 24. Mountains <ul><li>Alborz mountains with rise up Damavand (in North) </li></ul>
  22. 25. Many Iranian cities are built on mountain skirts. There is a large diversity of plant and animal life in these areas.
  23. 26. Forests The most dense forests of Iran are located under Caspian sea. Gilan, Mazandaran and Gorgan forests are habitat to many species from simple mushrooms to tigers and lions.
  24. 27. Savannah Khuzestan province is located in South West of Iran. It is formed by the rich clay from large rivers of Kurdistan and Turkey.
  25. 28. History
  26. 29. Prophet Daniel lived in Sosa in that era. The first civilization and city in Iran was founded 7,000 BC
  27. 30. Cyrus the Great The first empire in the world was formed by Cyrus. It was composed of 48 autonomous kingdoms. They all had their own internal laws and independent kings. However all these kingdoms were united under a federal law.
  28. 31. I am Cyrus, King of the World. When I entered Babylon I did not allow anyone to terrorize the land. I kept in view the needs of its people and all its sanctuaries to promote their well being. I put and end to their misfortune. The great God has delivered al lands into my hand, the lands that I have met to dwell in peaceful habitation. The first Charter of Human Rights In the Word
  29. 32. Pahlavi Kingdom (Last Kingdom) 1979 Last Kingdom flag
  30. 33. After revolution in 1979 the kingdom change to Islamic Republic Government
  31. 34. Historical attractions <ul><li>Persepolis </li></ul><ul><li>Pasargad </li></ul><ul><li>Bisotoon </li></ul><ul><li>Mosques </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges </li></ul>
  32. 35. Persepolis 2500 years old
  33. 36. Pasargad 2500 years old
  34. 37. <ul><li>Mosques </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges </li></ul>
  35. 38. <ul><li>Language and script </li></ul><ul><li>Visual and dramatic arts </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional and classical music </li></ul><ul><li>Literature, poem and novels </li></ul><ul><li>Religion and beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional ceremonies </li></ul><ul><li>Food and dishes </li></ul><ul><li>Local mini cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Handicrafts and light industry </li></ul>Culture
  36. 39. Language There are at least 10 languages spoken in Iran. Each of these languages have their own spectrum of dialects. Persian is the official language. It is a branch of Indo-European languages called Indo-Iranian. The closest language to Persian is Sanskrit. Arabs call it Farsi. The official language in Iran is Farsi (Persian)
  37. 40. Farsi (Persian) Alphabet : آ ا - ب – پ – ت – ث – ج – چ - ح – خ – د – ذ – ر – ز – ژ س – ش – ص – ض – ط – ظ – ع – غ – ف – ق – ک – گ ل – م – ن – و – ه – ی Ahmad Dolatkhah It’s start from right to left احمد دولتخواه
  38. 41. Some words in Farsi (Persian) ..  Hello : Salam سلام How are you ? : chetori? چطوری ؟ Pretty girl…..  : dokhtare khoshkel ….  دختر خوشگل ...! Handsome boy …  : Pesare khoshtip …  پسر خوش تیپ .....!
  39. 42. Traditional Ceremonies <ul><li>Norooz </li></ul><ul><li>Charshanbe Soori </li></ul><ul><li>Sizdahbedar </li></ul><ul><li>Mehregan </li></ul><ul><li>Yalda </li></ul><ul><li>Fitr (religious) </li></ul><ul><li>Ghorban (reigious) </li></ul><ul><li>Mabas (religious) </li></ul>
  40. 43. Norooz Norooz is the first day of Farvardin (the first month in Iranian calendar), The beginning of Spring, and The beginning of year, when Day and Night times are exactly equal.
  41. 44. Iranians Traditionally celebrate this revolution by setting Haft Seen Table, the contents of which are 7 symbolic objects all beginning with “s”.
  42. 45. 1_ Sib: Apple is The symbol of fruitfulness, and fertilization 2_ Senjed: The berry of sorb tree is The symbol of shelter and security 3_ Sabzi: Green herbs, It comes from green fields,it is The symbol of prosperity 4_ Samanoo: The sweet paste is The symbol of sprouting spring 5_Sir: Garlic is The symbol of pacification and peace 6_ Serke: Vinegar is The symbol of tasty preservation 7_ Sekke: Coin is The symbol of good business
  43. 46. Charshanbe Soori It is one of ceremonies held few days before new year. It is held on last Wednesday of The year. People make fire in rows and jump over them in a sequence and they sing:
  44. 47. Sorkhi-e to az man,zardi-e man az to
  45. 48. Sizdahbedar Iranians are celebrating 13 th of first month of each year (Farvardin) to keep away bad luck. They plan a Picnic to have fun and get relaxed. They wish and knot green herbs, located on the norooz table.
  46. 49. Food <ul><li>Religion and climate have had a great impact on Iranian cuisine. Most traditional Iranian foods are a combination of bread with milk products. However, traditional luxury foods, which are now everyday foods, are variants of stews, soups and rice. Pork meat and alcoholic beverages are forbidden in Islam. </li></ul>
  47. 50. Dishes Kabab Khoresht (stew) Rice
  48. 51. Deserts Torshi sabzi
  49. 52. SHIRAZ Wine <ul><li>SHIRAZ wine is one of the most famous wines in the world. </li></ul>
  50. 53. Local Mini Cultures Iran inherits the multicultural effects due to its federal traditional regime. Kurds, Turks, Lors, Gilakis, Mazanis, Armenis, Sistanis, and Bandaris have all their own music, language, traditions and ceremonies, some affected by national cultures, and some quite independent.
  51. 54. Handicrafts Carpet Khatam
  52. 55. Calligraphy
  53. 56. Farshchian
  54. 57. Khatam
  55. 58. Persian clothing (Traditional) Gilan Mazandaran Fars Lor
  56. 60. Persian clothing (Modern)
  57. 61. Persian Music instrumental
  58. 62. Tar
  59. 63. Setar
  60. 64. Ud
  61. 65. Barbat
  62. 66. Dotar
  63. 67. Saz
  64. 68. Kamanche
  65. 69. Gheychak
  66. 70. Robab
  67. 71. Santur
  68. 72. Nay
  69. 73. Tombak
  70. 74. Daf
  71. 75. Dohol
  72. 76. Sornay
  73. 77. Tambur
  74. 78. Guitar <ul><li>Zaryab (Zyryab) was an Iranian musican who worked in Baghdad. Later he moved to Cordoba where he established the first Flamenco school ,introducing Flamenco music to Spain and changing Iranian lute (ud) into a new musical instrument that he called Guitar . </li></ul>
  75. 79. Education and Academy <ul><li>Most of youth Iranians now are educated </li></ul><ul><li>Primary school(5 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance school(3 years) </li></ul><ul><li>High school(3 years) </li></ul><ul><li>College(1year) </li></ul><ul><li>Entrance Exam </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor degree (4-5 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Master degree (2 years ) </li></ul><ul><li>Doctoral degree (3-4 years) </li></ul>
  76. 80. Some Important Figures <ul><li>Avicenna (Abu-Ali-Sina) </li></ul><ul><li>Zakaria razi </li></ul><ul><li>Kharazmi </li></ul><ul><li>Khayam </li></ul><ul><li>Farabi </li></ul><ul><li>Mowlana </li></ul><ul><li>Hafez </li></ul><ul><li>Sadi </li></ul>
  77. 81. Tolerance Poem Human beings are parts of the same body Made up of the same Jewell Once a part is in pain Other parts do not stay neutral Those who are not sad on others sorrow Do not deserve the name “Human” Saadi 13 th Century Peace in two worlds is the interpretation of these two words Humanity with friends and Tolerance with enemies Hafez 14 th Century
  78. 82. Zakaria razi <ul><li>Zakaria razi discovered Alcohol </li></ul>
  79. 83. Kharazmi <ul><li>His Algebra was the first book on the systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations . Consequently he is considered to be the father of algebra . </li></ul>
  80. 84. <ul><li>“ Few Famous Iranian Figures” </li></ul>
  81. 85. Pierre Omidyar Founder & Management Of e b a Y
  82. 86. Farzad Nazem Chief Technical office &vice president Yahoo!
  83. 87. <ul><ul><ul><li>Omid Kordestani </li></ul></ul></ul>of G o o g l e vice president
  84. 88. Bijan Davari Vice President of Development IBM
  85. 89. Ali Javan Inventor of Gas Laser
  86. 90. Majid Samii Director of world Brain Surgery Association
  87. 91. Faryar Shirzad White house Deputy Assistant for International Economic Affair
  88. 92. Azadeh Tabazadeh N A S A Headquarters
  89. 93. Shirin Ebadi Peace Nobel Prize Winner 2003
  90. 94. Mitra Taheri Cutest Reporter In the World 2005
  91. 95. Shahrdad Rowhani
  92. 96. Anoushe Ansari The First Female Space Tourist
  93. 97. Ramona Amiri Miss Canada 2005
  94. 98. Hamase Kouhestani Miss England 2005
  95. 99. Shermine Shahrivar Miss Europe 2004
  96. 100. Industry <ul><li>Iranian industry is mainly focused on petrochemical industry, agricultural machinery, and automotive industry. </li></ul>
  97. 101. Petrol and Gas <ul><li>Iran rank second in producing Gas </li></ul><ul><li>And 3 rd in producing Oil in the world </li></ul>
  98. 102. Industry
  99. 103. Industry
  100. 104. Industry
  101. 105. Industry
  102. 106. Steel Industry
  103. 107. Copper Industry
  104. 108. Sport
  105. 109. Football Iran ranks 19 th in current FIFA ranking. It has been qualified for World Cup 2006 in Germany. Iran is in group D together with Portugal, Mexico and Angola. Iranian national team has experienced World Cup 1998 in France, and 1978 in Mexico. It has also been Asian champion for 4 times. Many Iranian players are playing in Europe, mainly in Germany and Italy
  106. 110. Fereydoon Zandi Vahid Hashemian Mehdi Mahdavikia Bochum, Bayern Munich Dortmund Kayserslautern Bochum Hamburg Known as Helicopeter Known as Rocket
  107. 111. Ali Karimi Bayern Munich Best Asian player 2002 Mehdi Mahdavikia Best Asian player 2004 Fereydoon Zandi Chose Iranian national team in a dilemma
  108. 112. Weight Lifting Iranian weight lifters are of the first rank in the world. Hossein Rezazade world recorder, won his sixth consecutive world championship in +130kg category, conserving his nickname as “the most powerful man in the world”. Kourosh Bagheri and Shahin nasiri nia are also world champions in other categories.
  109. 114. Jaber Rouzbahani Iranian Basketbalist in NBA
  110. 115. Womens Sports Although Islamic regulations have restricted women’s activities in Iran, Iranian girls have kept practicing different types of sports.
  111. 116. Arghavan Rezaei (French National team)
  112. 117. Leila Vaziri (World Recorder 50 meters Backstroke)
  113. 118. Musicians <ul><li>Freddie Mercury( Queen band) </li></ul><ul><li>DJ Aligator </li></ul><ul><li>Arash </li></ul><ul><li>Shajarian&his son </li></ul>
  114. 119. Freddie Murcury <ul><li>Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara in Stone Town, Zanzibar to Indian Parsi parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Mercury, who died in 1991, was proud of his Iranian ancestry, and illegal bootleg albums and singles made Queen one of the most popular bands in Iran. </li></ul><ul><li>One of their famous songs was: We will ROCK you .(BBC NEWS, 24 August, 2004) </li></ul>
  115. 120. Arash Arash is a 27 years olds singer, dancer and entertainer and producer. His full name is Arash Labaf; he was named after a Persian mythological hero .
  116. 121. DJ Aligator <ul><li>Ali Movasat, commonly known as Dj Aligator was born on March 10th 1975, in Tehran, Iran. </li></ul><ul><li>Ali’s single occupied the #1 position on Danish sales chart for 14 weeks, Danish dance chart for 16 weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>The last album is “DAVAJ DAVAJ”(Feat.DJ Pishkin & Arash & … ) </li></ul>
  117. 122. Youth Iran has the youngest population in the world. The average age of the nation is less than 30 years.
  118. 123. Young society in Iran is searching for new styles of life. Mostly taken from western life
  119. 124. They seek much more freedom. They respect national aspects of their lives. As well as international aspects.
  120. 125. Or music. 200-membered choir of Tehran youth.
  121. 126. Mega Capital City TEHRAN Tehran is the capital city of Iran, build on base of an ancient city from 8 th century B.C. It has 10,000,000 residents and a 5,000,000 more visitors everyday who live in suburbs and work in Tehran.
  122. 127. Milad tower
  123. 129. Streets and Highways
  124. 130. Subways and Monorails
  125. 131. Airports The biggest airport in middle-east
  126. 132. People in Iran
  127. 133. “ Thank you”