The proper name of Iran is the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is located in southwestern Asia, in the region known as the Middle East. Iran is bordered to the north by the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan and to the northwest by Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey. Its western border is dominated by Iraq. The Persian Gulf stretches along its southwestern border, where it meets the Strait of Hormuz, which then meets the Gulf of Oman. Iran is bordered to the east by Afghanistan and to the southeast by... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2022. 5p.