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Afshin Kazemi Ghezeljeh (افشین کاظمی قزلجه., born 24 October 1986 in, Karaj, Iran) is an Iranian futsal player.
Ahmad Sanjari (احمد سنجری, born 22 February 1960 in Karaj) is an Iranian football.
Ajin Dojin (اجين دوجين, also Romanized as Ājīn Dojīn) is a village in Chendar Rural District, Chendar District, Savojbolagh County, Alborz Province, Iran.
The Alborz (البرز), also spelled as Alburz, Elburz or Elborz, is a mountain range in northern Iran that stretches from the border of Azerbaijan along the western and entire southern coast of the Caspian Sea and finally runs northeast and merges into the Aladagh Mountains in the northern parts of Khorasan.
Alborz Province (استان البرز, Ostan-e Alborz) is one of the 31 provinces of Iran, centered in Karaj.
Ali Karimi (علی کریمی (born 8 November 1978) nicknamed "Maradona of Asia", is an Iranian coach and retired footballer. He has played for Fath Tehran, Persepolis, Al-Ahli Dubai, Bayern Munich, Qatar SC, Steel Azin, Schalke 04, Tractor Sazi, and the Iran national team for which he scored 38 goals in 127 appearances. In 2004, he became the fourth Iranian player to win the Asian Footballer of the Year. He announced his retirement at the end of the 2013–14 season and, on 11 April 2014, played the final game of his 18-year career. Karimi's professional career began with Fath Tehran, where he made his first-team debut in 1996 aged 18. He then played three seasons with Persepolis, winning the Iranian league twice and the Hazfi Cup once with the club. In July 2001 Karimi signed a two-year contract with UAE Pro League club Al-Ahli Dubai. While an Al-Ahli player, Karimi won two cup titles, and was the top-goalscorer in the 2003–04 season, an impressive feat for a midfielder. After leaving the club in 2005 aged-26, Karimi made a long-awaited move to Europe to play for Bayern Munich. At the club he had relative success, winning both the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal in 2005–06 season. Later in his career, he would join up again with former coach Felix Magath and win a second German Cup with Schalke 04. Karimi ended his playing career in Iran with Persepolis and Tractor Sazi, and with the latter won the Hazfi Cup in the final season of his career. In international football, Karimi made his Iran debut on 13 October 1998, at the age of 19. He made 127 career appearances in total, appearing at five major tournaments including 1998 Asian Games, 2000, 2004, and 2007 Asian Cups and 2006 FIFA World Cup. Renowned for his on-the-ball skill, dribbling runs and playmaking ability, he was often referred to as the Asian Maradona and The Magician. He was believed to be one of Asia's greatest players, and is often listed as one of the greatest Iranian players of all time.
Seyed Ali Kiaei (سید علی کیایی., born 20 April 1987 in, Karaj, Iran) is an Iranian futsal player.
Ali Mohammadi (علی محمدی; born February 7, 1984) is an amateur Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler.
Alireza Heidari (علیرضا حیدری., born March 4, 1976 in Tehran) is a retired Iranian wrestler who competed in the Men's Freestyle 96 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal.
Amin Manouchehri (born February 6, 1986) is an Iranian footballer who plays for Naft Tehran in the Persian Gulf Pro League.
Amir Kabir dam (سد امیر کبیر.), also known as Karaj dam, is a dam on the Karaj River in the Central Alborz mountain range of northern Iran.
Annual average daily traffic, abbreviated AADT, is a measure used primarily in transportation planning and transportation engineering.
The Azadegan League (ليگ آزادگان), also known as League 1 (لیگ یک), is the second highest division of professional football in Iran.
Bakeri Expressway (formerly known as Asia Boulevard) is a north-south highway in the west of Tehran, Iran.
A bakhsh (بخش) is a type of administrative division of Iran.
The Basij (بسيج, lit. "The Mobilization"), Niruyeh Moghavemat Basij (نیروی مقاومت بسیج, "Mobilisation Resistance Force"), full name Sāzmān-e Basij-e Mostaz'afin (سازمان بسیج مستضعفین, "The Organization for Mobilization of the Oppressed"), is one of the five forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
A caravanserai was a roadside inn where travelers (caravaners) could rest and recover from the day's journey.
The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.
The Central District of Karaj County (بخش مرکزی شهرستان کرج) is a district (bakhsh) in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.
The counties of Iran, called shahrestan (شهرستان), are administrative divisions of larger provinces (ostan).
Iran Cultural Heritage, Handcraft and Tourism Organization (سازمان میراث فرهنگی، صنایع دستی و گردشگری ایران) is an educational and research institution overseeing numerous associated museum complexes throughout Iran.
Dizin (دیزین) is the largest Iranian ski resorts.
Dowlatabad (دولتاباد, also Romanized as Dowlatābād) is a village in Najmabad Rural District, in the Central District of Nazarabad County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Ebrahim Masoudi Karijani (ابراهیم مسعودی کاریجانی., born 16 August 1982 in Karaj, Iran) is an Iranian futsal player.
Ebrahim Sadeghi (ابراهیم صادقی, born February 4, 1979 in Karaj, Iran) is a retired Iranian footballer who played for Saipa for 17 years.
The Enghelab Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Karaj, Iran.
Eshtehard County (Ŝahrestāne Eŝtāhārd) is a county in Alborz Province, Iran.
Fardis (Persian: فردیس) is a city in Alborz Province, Iran.
Farshad Falahatzadeh (born March 21, 1967) is a retired Iranian football player, who was banned for doping for one year, and now manager.
Fateme Ekhtesari (born 1986) is an Iranian poet.
Fatemeh Ajorlou (born c. 1966) is a conservative female member of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) representing Karaj, near Tehran.
A fire temple in Zoroastrianism is the place of worship for Zoroastrians, often called dar-e mehr (Persian) or agiyari (Gujarati).
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Freeway 2 consists of two separate sections in northwestern respectively northeastern Iran.
Garmdarreh (گرمدره, also Romanized as Garm Darreh; also known as Garmdarreh-ye Pā'īn) is a city in the Central District of Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.
The Gilaki people or Gilaks (Gilaki: گیلک Gilək) are an Iranian people native to the northern Iran province of Gilan and are one of the main ethnic groups residing in the northern parts of Iran.
Gohardasht (گوهردشت.), formally called Rajaei Shahr, is a neighborhood of Karaj, in Alborz Province of Iran, located on the north side of Karaj.
Hemmatabad (همتآباد, also Romanized as Hemmatābād; also known as Kelāk) is a village in Ahmadabad Rural District, in the Central District of Nazarabad County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Hesarak is a large suburb of Karaj in Iran.
Hosain Sanapour (حسین سناپور, born 1960) is an Iranian writer.
An Imāmzādeh (امامزاده, İmamzadə; Imām-born) is a word found in the Persian, Azerbaijani, and Urdu languages, that refers to an immediate descendant of a Shi'i Imam.
Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).
Iran Standard Time (IRST) or Iran Time (IT) is the time zone used in Iran.
Iranian Azerbaijanis (ایران آذربایجانلیلاری – İran azərbaycanlıları), also known as Iranian Azeris, Iranian Turks, Persian Turks, Azeri Turks, Azerbaijani Turks or Persian Azerbaijanis, are Iranians of Azerbaijani ethnicity who speak the Azerbaijani language as their first language.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
Isfahan (Esfahān), historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan, Esfahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about south of Tehran.
The Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch (Persian: دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد کرج, Dāneshgāh-e Āzād-e Eslāmi vahed-e Karaj) is one of the best and comprehensive branch of the Islamic Azad University which was established in Karaj, Alborz, Iran in 1984.
Ismail I (Esmāʿīl,; July 17, 1487 – May 23, 1524), also known as Shah Ismail I (شاه اسماعیل), was the founder of the Safavid dynasty, ruling from 1501 to 23 May 1524 as Shah of Iran (Persia).
Karaj County (شهرستان کرج) is a county in Alborz Province in Iran.
Karaj Metro Station is a station in Tehran Metro Line 5.
Karaj Payam Noor University is located in Karaj, Iran, and has two campuses.
Karaj River is a river of northern Iran.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kermanshah (کرمانشاه, کرماشان, Kirmashan; Kermānshāh; also known as Bākhtarān or Kermānshāhān), the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located from Tehran in the western part of Iran.
Kharazmi University (in Persian: دانشگاه خوارزمی, formerly known as Tarbiat Moallem University, in Persian: دانشگاه تربیت معلم) is a major institution of higher education, offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a variety of disciplines.
Khurvin (خوروين, also Romanized as Khūrvīn and Khowrvīn; also known as Khūrdīn and Khurūran) is a village in Chendar Rural District, Chendar District, Savojbolagh County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Kimia Alizadeh Zonoozi (کیمیا علیزاده زنوزی, born July 10, 1998) is an Iranian Taekwondo athlete.
The Kurds (rtl, Kurd) or the Kurdish people (rtl, Gelî kurd), are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of southeastern Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), northwestern Iran (Eastern Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Southern Kurdistan), and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan).
Leila Esfandyari (لیلا اسفندیاری; Feb 17, 1970 in Karaj, Iran – July 22, 2011, Gasherbrum II, Pakistan) was an Iranian mountain climber.
Iran has one of the highest urban population growth rates in the world.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
A lur, also lure or lurr, is a long natural blowing horn without finger holes that is played by embouchure.
Lurs (also Lors, Lurish: لورَل, Persian:لُرها) are an Iranian people living mainly in western and south-western Iran.
Mahdasht (ماهدشت, also Romanized as Māhdāsht; also known as Mardabad (Persian: مَرد آباد), also Romanized as Mardābād) is a city in the Central District of Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Mahmoud Bahmani (born 2 January 1947 in Savojbolagh) is an Iranian politician and economist.
Mashhad (مشهد), also spelled Mashad or Meshad, is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province.
The Mazanderani people (مازرون; مردم مازندرانی) or Tabari people (تپورون; مردم تبری) are an Iranian peopleAcademic American Encyclopedia By Grolier Incorporated, page 294 whose homeland is the North of Iran (Tabaristan).
Mehdi Mahdavi (مهدی مهدوی, born 13 February 1984) is an Iranian volleyball player, who former played as a setter for the Iran national team of the year 2007–2016.
Mehdiabad (مهدیآباد, also Romanized as Mehdīābād) is a village in Chahardangeh Rural District, Chaharbagh District, Savojbolagh County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Mehran Rajabi (مهران رجبی), born December 31, 1961 in Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran) is an Iranian actor. His first presence in Cinema of Iran was in front of Reza Mirkarimi's camera in "The Child and the Soldier".
Mehrdad Pooladi (مهرداد پولادی, born February 26, 1987) is an Iranian footballer.
Mehrshahr (in Persian: مهرشهر) is an affluent suburb located south-west of Karaj city, in Alborz province, Iran.
Milad Esfini Farahani (born 26 June 1988) is an Iranian professional footballer.
Mohammad Nosrati (محمد نصرتى, born January 10, 1982 in Karaj, Iran) is an Iranian Football player.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (Mohammad Rezā Šāh), was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979.
Mohammadshahr (محمدشهر; also known as Mohammadabad (Persian: محمّد آباد), also Romanized as Moḩammadābād) is a city in the Central District of Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Mojtaba Taghavi (مجتبی تقوی, born February 2, 1968, in Abadan, Iran) is a retired Iranian football player and a current coach.
Naeim Sadavi Saad (نعیم سعداوی, born June 16, 1969 in Ahvaz) is a retired Iranian football player, who was banned for playing for a year for doping, and now a football coach.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Oxin Alborz Football Club (باشگاه فوتبال اکسین البرز) is an Iranian football team based in Karaj, Iran who play in the Azadegan League.
The Pahlavi dynasty (دودمان پهلوی) was the ruling house of the imperial state of Iran from 1925 until 1979, when the 2,500 years of continuous Persian monarchy was overthrown and abolished as a result of the Iranian Revolution.
Palangabad District (بخش پلنگاباد) is a district (bakhsh) in Eshtehard County, Alborz Province, Iran.
Parthia (𐎱𐎼𐎰𐎺 Parθava; 𐭐𐭓𐭕𐭅 Parθaw; 𐭯𐭫𐭮𐭥𐭡𐭥 Pahlaw) is a historical region located in north-eastern Iran.
Payam Air is a cargo airline based in Tehran, Iran.
Payam Airport (فرودگاه پیام) is an international cargo airport located in Karaj, from Tehran, in the Alborz Province of Iran.
Shams Palace (کاخ شمس (کاخ مروارید کنونی); Romanized as kakh-e Shams/ Kāx-e Šams, also known as kakh-e Morvarid/ Kāx-e Morvārid) is a large estate designed by Taliesin Associated Architects on instructions from princess Shams Pahlavi, elder sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.
The Persian Gulf Pro League (لیگ برتر خلیج فارس), formerly known as the Iran Pro League (لیگ برتر فوتبال ایران), is the highest division of professional football in Iran.
The Persians--> are an Iranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran.
Iran is subdivided into thirty-one provinces (استان Ostān, plural استانها Ostānhā), each governed from a local center, usually the largest local city, which is called the capital (Persian: مرکز, markaz) of that province.
The Qajar dynasty (سلسله قاجار; also Romanised as Ghajar, Kadjar, Qachar etc.; script Qacarlar) was an IranianAbbas Amanat, The Pivot of the Universe: Nasir Al-Din Shah Qajar and the Iranian Monarchy, 1831–1896, I. B. Tauris, pp 2–3 royal dynasty of Turkic origin,Cyrus Ghani.
Qazvin (قزوین,, also Romanized as Qazvīn, Caspin, Qazwin, or Ghazvin) is the largest city and capital of the Province of Qazvin in Iran.
The Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute is an Iranian pharmaceutical company.
Reza Mohammadi (رضا محمدی, born (February 11, 1986 in Karaj, Iran) is an Iranian football Goalkeeper player who currently plays for Damash Gilan in Azadegan League.
Reza Shah Pahlavi (رضا شاه پهلوی;; 15 March 1878 – 26 July 1944) was the Shah of Iran from 15 December 1925 until he was forced to abdicate by the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran on 16 September 1941.
Road 59, also known as the Chalous Road (جاده چالوس) or Kandovan Road (جاده کندوان), is an important road for people of Tehran, a large number of whom drive to popular tourist attractions in the north of Iran on weekends and for holidays.
Rouhollah Dadashi (Persian: روح الله داداشی) (January 24, 1982 – July 16, 2011) was an Iranian Powerlifter, Bodybuilder and Strongman, competing for Iran in international strongman competitions.
Saeed Kamali Dehghan (سعید کمالی دهقان born 1 May 1985 in Karaj, Iran), Global Radio News.
The Safavid dynasty (دودمان صفوی Dudmān e Safavi) was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran, often considered the beginning of modern Iranian history.
Saied Reza Ameli (In Persian سعیدرضا عاملی, born 1961 in Karaj, Iran) is a (full) professor of communications at the University of Tehran and vice president of Planning and Information technologies at the University of Tehran.
Saipa Football Club (باشگاه فوتبال سايپا) is a football club from Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran which plays in Tehran, Iran.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
Shadi Amin (شادی امین) is an Iranian writer and activist.
Shahriar County (شهرستان شهریار) is a county in Tehran Province in Iran.
Princess Shams Pahlavi (شمس پهلوی; &ndash) was the elder sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.
A special economic zone (SEZ) is an area in which business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country.
Taliesin Associated Architects was an architectural firm founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to carry on his architectural vision after his death in 1959.
Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.
The Tehran Metro (متروی تهران, Metro-ye Tehrān) is a rapid transit system serving Tehran, the capital of Iran.
Tehran University of Art (دانشگاه هنر تهران) is the biggest art university in Iran.
The University of Tehran (دانشگاه تهران), also known as Tehran University and UT, is Iran's oldest modern university.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zoroastrianism, or more natively Mazdayasna, is one of the world's oldest extant religions, which is monotheistic in having a single creator god, has dualistic cosmology in its concept of good and evil, and has an eschatology which predicts the ultimate destruction of evil.