Iran Map Quiz
What is the capital city of Iran?
- Tehran is the capital city of Iran and its largest city.
Which sea borders Iran to the north?
- The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, located north of Iran.
Which mountain range spans the north of Iran?
- Alborz Mountains. These mountains run along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea.
What is the longest river in Iran?
- Aras River. It forms part of the international border between Iran and Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey.
What desert covers much of central Iran?
- Dasht-e Kavir, also known as the Great Salt Desert.
The city of Mashhad is famous for what religious site?
- Imam Reza Shrine. It is a major pilgrimage site for Shia Muslims.
Which city is known as the "City of Roses" due to its many gardens and fruit trees?
- Shiraz is correct.
What is the name of the strait located between Iran and Oman?
- The Strait of Hormuz. It's a crucial chokepoint for the global oil trade.
Which Iranian city is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its wind catchers and qanats?
- Yazd. Its unique architecture is adapted to its desert surroundings.
What is the name of the island in the Persian Gulf which is a free-trade zone in Iran?
- Kish Island. It's a popular tourist destination with numerous shopping centers, hotels, and resorts.