Tehran Province (Persian: استان تهران, [Tehrān]) is located on Alborz mountain range to the north and across the central plateau of Iran to the south. The metropolitan of Tehran, center of this province, is the capital of Iran and is the most populated city of Iran which is the home of people from various ethnic groups.
Existence of Alborz mountain range, Qom deserts, Qazvin plain and Semnan deserts have different impacts on the climate of this province and have caused the formation of different climates in it; The high altitudes of the province experience long winters, the foothills have humid and cold weather, short winters and long, hot summers.
In Tehran, due to the size and the lifestyle that is affected by this size and speed of life, restaurants and food that is cooked outside the home play a significant role in daily life. Valakupolo is one of the local dishes of Tehran. Tahchin of Firoozkooh, Dempakhtak, and Sargonjeshki are other local dishes of Tehran.
Tehran, the Capital of Iran, is located on the south hillside of the Alborz mountain range with the height of 900 to 1800 m above the sea level.
Tehran climate is greatly defined by its geographical location surrounded by the mountains in the north and by desert in the south. Accordingly, the north of Tehran enjoys a cold and arid weather but the south is largely warm and arid..
Tehran consists of three parts as “Kan“ , ”Markazi“, and “Aftab“; three cities named “Tehran“, “Bomehen“, ”Pardis”; and four rural districts. Demonstrating the traditional and modern architecture, Azadi square symbolized Tehran in the past and Milad tower plays this role, at present. As the capital of Iran, Tehran is a populous city and one of the most significant urban centers in the world experienced the modernity before the other cities of Iran.
Placed in a large area, Tehran is one of the biggest, most significant metropolitans in the world. In other word, it is the center of all affairs, government, politics, economy, culture, work, commerce, history, science, industry and production and it is why people are mostly inclined to immigrate to here and the population is continuously increased.
Locating on the hillside of Alborz mountain chain and near Damavand, the highest volcanic peak of Iran, Tehran embraces the unique attraction and landscapes where one of the most important historical attractions is placed. Tehran residents speak in Persian standard language. Different religious groups live together in Tehran.