Julia Iran

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Students created a PowerPoint to share the information they learned about a Middle Eastern country of their choice. This is not teacher edited; additional instruction will be retaught for standard English conventions and age appropriate bibliography.

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Julia Iran

  1. 1. IRAN By Julia-4D
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION The country of Iran is situated on the continent of Asia. The capital city is Tehran. The national language is Persian, or Farsi.
  3. 3. GEOGRAPHY  Iran is surrounded by 8 countries. The bodies of water around Iran are the Caspian Sea in the north and the Arabian Sea in the south.  In the middle and east you can find deserts. In the north and west there are mountains. In the north there are green lowlands with rich soil.  Iran faces natural hazards such as floods, dust storms, sandstorms and earthquakes.
  4. 4. HISTORY  Earliest people in Iran were hunters, farmers, and traders. Iraq invaded Iran in 1980, and that was when the Iran-Iraq war began. It ended in 1988. During the war more than a million people were  Killed or injured
  5. 5. CULTURE  Revolution Day in Iran is on February eleventh. Republic Day is on April first. Ashura lasts for 10 days. Random is holy month for Muslims. People in Iran do healthy diets they enjoy lots of fresh vegetables and fruits. They eat lamb and beef they do not eat pig or ham forbids it.
  6. 6. ECONOMY  Iran makes a lot of money selling oil. It has rich oil fields in the south west. The money in Iran is called the Rial. Iran is famous for its Persian carpets. Many people from Iran make tradition carpets, it is an important export. Iran has exported the spice saffron for a long time. Iran produces one of the best dates in the world.
  7. 7. CLIMATE  The climate in Iran is mostly either semi-arid or arid. Iran has contrasting climates. In the western mountain the summer is dry and hot. The winter in Iran is freezing cold. Iran suffers from floods, dust storms, and earthquakes.
  8. 8. SOURCES Iran by Elma Schemenauer Exploring Country Iran by Walter Simmons Britannica Country Reports Countries of the world Iran Leon Gray Countries Around the World Iran Iran the Land of the Peacock Throne William Spencer Image: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

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