Iran is a large country between the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea. It is bordered by Iraq to the west, Turkey, Azerbaijan's Naxcivan enclave, Armenia, and Azerbaijan to the northwest, Turkmenistan to the northeast, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the southeast.

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Tehran, is the capital city of Iran. A bustling metropolis of 14 million people, it is situated at the foot of the towering Alborz mountain range.

Tabriz is the capital of East Azerbaijan province, in the Azerbaijan region of Iran.

Na'in is a pre-Islamic town, more than 2,000 years old, on the edge of the Central Desert of Iran in the Isfahan province of Central Iran.

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Central Iran lies at the heart of the country, home to major cities and travel destinations like Esfahan, the capital Tehran, and the holy city of Qom.

Western Iran is a large section of the country, to the west of Iranian cities like Tehran and Qom.

Iranian Azerbaijan is in the extreme northwest of Iran, by the border with the country and former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan.

Caspian Iran is a beautiful region of Iran along the coast of the Caspian Sea. The forested coastal plains rise up quickly into the Alborz Mountains.

The Gulf Region of Iran lies along the country's Persian Gulf coast. The Gulf Region is comprised of the Bushehr and Hormozgan Provinces.

Khorasan is a region in the north-east of Iran. Previously a single province, it was split into three in 2004.

Baluchistan is the southeasternmost region of Iran, along the country's border with Pakistan.

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