Iran A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the country of Iran.
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Last updated: August 9, 2020
First submittedJune 26, 2019
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A
Position once held by Khomeini
Ayatollah
B
Persian term for a marketplace
Bazaar
C
Major lake to Iran's north
Caspian
D
Great king who ruled the Persian Empire at its greatest extend
Darius
E
What killed 26,271 people in Bam in 2003
Earthquake
F
The Persian language in Persian
Farsi
G
Name of a northern province or the former residence of the Persian kings
Golestan
H
Strait that connects the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to each other
Hormuz
I
Third most populous city
Isfahan
J
Cyrus the Great freed this people from slavery in Babylonia
Jews
K
Ethnic group in the northwest
Kurds
L
Mammal on the former flag of Iran or the national animal
Lion
M
Democratically elected prime minister that was overthrown by CIA in 1953
Mosaddegh
N
Agreement that was reached in 2015
Nuclear deal
O
Most important export
Oil
P
Former capital that was destroyed by Alexander the Great in
Persepolis
Q
Religious capital of Iran
Qom
R
Currency
Rial
S
Name for a Persian king
Shah
T
Capital city
Tehran
U
Largest lake
Urmia
V
Women must wear this in public
Veil
W
National sport
Wrestling
X
King who burned Athens
Xerxes
Y
Name for the longest and darkest night of the year in the Iranian calendar
Yalda
Z
Prophet also called Zarathustra
Zoroaster
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