HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas in Iran (Persia)

Christmas in Iran is known as the Little Feast. For the first 25 days of December, a great fast is observed, during which no meat, eggs, milk, or cheese is eaten.

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Health care in Iran

Iran scores poorly on the regional MENA ranking, coming in as number 15 among 22 countries. Iran scores low on most factors, and the doctor density is surprisingly low for a country with 130 universities.

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Places to visit in Iran

There is a wide range of places to visit in Iran, a country that has something for everyone, from the lovers of art and culture to the more adventurous at heart. For visitors who want to discover the culture and traditions of Iran, there are several magnificent ruins of ancient cities, glorious mosques and mausoleums. The adventure seekers can enjoy budget-priced skiing, trekking, or some rock climbing.