Portal:Iranian Azerbaijanis

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Iranian Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijani: ایران آذربایجانلیلاری–İran azərbaycanlıları) also known as Iranian Azeris, Iranian Turks, Azeri Turks or Persian Azerbaijanis are Iranians of Azerbaijani ethnicity. Iranian Azerbaijanis are mainly found in the Azerbaijan region included (East Azerbaijan, Ardabil, Zanjan, West Azerbaijan) and in smaller numbers, in other provinces such as Kurdistan, Qazvin, Hamadan, Gilan, Markazi and Kermanshah. Iranian Azerbaijanis also constitute a significant minority in Tehran, Karaj and other regions.


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Seh Gonbad in Urmia

Urmia (Azerbaijani: اورمیه); also formerly known (during the Pahlavi Dynasty, 1925–1979) as Rezaeyeh, is a city in and the capital of West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. At the 2012 census, its population was 1,265,721 with 700,000 households. The city lies at an altitude of 1,330 m above sea level on the Shahar Chay river (City River). Urmia is the 10th most populated city in Iran. The population is mainly Azeris...



The Provinces of Northwestern Iran

Azerbaijan or Iranian Azerbaijan also Persian Azarbaijan (Azerbaijani: آذربایجان) is a region in northwestern Iran. It is also historically known as Atropatene and Aturpatakan. The region is referred by some as South Azerbaijan or Southern Azerbaijan, however some scholars and sources view these terms as being irredentist and politically motivated.


Ismail I

Shah Ismail Khatāī (July 17, 1487 Ardabil – May 23, 1524 Tabriz), known in Persian as Shāh Ismāʿil full name: Abū l-Muzaffar bin Haydar as-Safavī, was a Shah of Iran (1501) and the founder of the Safavid dynasty which survived until 1736. Isma'il started his campaign in Iranian Azerbaijan in 1500 as the leader of the Safaviyya, a Twelver Shia militant religious order, and unified all of Iran by 1509. Born in Ardabil in Northwestern Iran, he reigned as Shah Ismail I of Iran from 1501 to 1524. Ismail was also a prolific poet who, under the pen name Khatā'ī ("Sinner") contributed greatly to the literary development of the Azerbaijani language.

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Ardabil Carpet

The Ardabil Carpet is either of a pair of two famous Iranian carpets in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi

Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi (Azerbaijani: سید محمد حسین تبریزی) (born 1906 Tabriz — death 1988 Tehran), mainly known by his pen name, Shahriar (or Shahryar / Shahriyar شهریار), was a legendary Iranian poet of Azeri origin, wrote in Azerbaijani...


Hadi Saei

Hadi Saei born June 10, 1976 in Rey, Iran) is a former Iranian Azeris Taekwondo athlete who became the most successful Iranian athlete in Olympic history after winning gold in the 2008 Summer Olympics. He competed in the Men's 68 kg (featherweight) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal. In addition, he competed in the Men's 80 kg at the 2008 Summer Olympics and won his second olympic gold. Earlier in his career and in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Saei had won the bronze medal.

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Ali-Sadr Cave

Ali-Sadr Cave is the world's largest water cave which attracts millions of visitors every year. It is located Ali Sadr, Kabudarahang County about 100 kilometers north of Hamedan, western Iran (more accurately at 48°18'E 35°18'N). Since the cave is situated between the large cities Hamadan, Tehran, and Qom it is a popular destination for Iranians. Tours of the cave are available by pedal boats.

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Soltaniyeh Architecture is Azerbaijani style

Azerbaijani style is a style (sabk) of architecture when categorizing Iranian architecture development in history. Landmarks of this style of architecture span from the late 13th century (Ilkhanate) to the appearance of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th century CE.

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Nizami Ganjavi

از آنجا بتدبیر آزادگان
بیامد سوی آذرآبادگان
From there the wise and the free,
set off to Azerbaijan

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The Estil Lagoon One of the tourist attractions in Astara city. Located by the AstaraRasht road. This Lagoon is 138 acres. Estil Lagoon has been identified as one of the top five places of tourism in Gilan in 2005


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