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Iran
   has the capital   
Tehran
The plan to make TehrAn the capital, first thought of by the Zands, was carried out by Agha Mohammad KhAne Qajar, who in the year 1785 A.D., proclaimed it his capital and bestowed on it the title of DAr ol KhelAfeh (the house of the caliphate).
Milad Tower
   is in   
Tehran
The only tower with an octogonal base symbolizing Persian architecture
Azadi Tower
   is in   
Tehran
Built in commemoration of the 2500th anniversary of the Persian Empire in 1971
1981
   was the year   
US Hostages Were Freed from Tehran
Tehran
   is at   
35°42'N 51°25'E
Iran
1981
   was the year   
US Hostages Were Freed from Tehran
Tehran, Iran
   is at   
35°44'N 51°30'E
Behesht-e Zahra
   is located in   
Tehran, Iran
Largest cemetery in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini buried here
Zahir-od-dowleh
   is located in   
Tehran, Iran
Many giants of art and culture buried here
Ebn-e Babooyeh
   is located in   
Tehran, Iran
Named after a famous scholar of Shia Islam
Imam Khomeini
   International Airport is in   
Tehran, Iran
Designed to replace Mehrabad International Airport






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