Iran

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port city in southwestern Iran Abadan
mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south Afghanistan , Islamic State of Afghanistan
leek producing bulbils instead of flowers; Russia and Iran Allium paradoxum , few-flowered leek
shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world Arabian Gulf , Persian Gulf
wormwood of southeastern Europe to Iran Artemisia annua , sweet wormwood
city in central Iran; former capital of Persia Aspadana , Esfahan , Isfahan
Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran Association of Islamic Groups and Communities , Caliphate State , Kaplan Group
religion founded in Iran in 1863; emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind; incorporates Christian and Islamic tenets; many adherents live in the United States Bahaism
Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf Balochi , Baluchi
ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003 Bam
wild goat of Iran and adjacent regions bezoar goat , Capra aegagrus , pasang
white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran Bryonia alba , devil's turnip , white bryony
aromatic herb with large pink flowers; southern and southeastern Europe; Anatolia; northern Iran Calamintha grandiflora , Clinopodium grandiflorum , large-flowered calamint , Satureja grandiflora
high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus calpac , calpack , kalpac
capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran capital of Iran , Iranian capital , Teheran , Tehran
large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world Caspian , Caspian Sea
perennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq; cultivated for its fragrant rose-pink flowers Centaurea imperialis , sweet sultan
perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas comfrey , cumfrey
shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey Daryacheh-ye Orumiyeh , Lake Urmia , Urmia
salt desert in north central Iran Dasht-e-Kavir , Great Salt Desert , Kavir Desert
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