Iran General Information
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Persians, Azeries, Kurds, Lurs, ...
There are almost 11 deferent ethnicities in Iran, Turkmens, Mazanis, Gilaks, Talishis live on the outskirts of the Caspian Sea, Kurds and Lurs in the west of the country, Azeris or Turks mostly reside in northwestern Iran, Arabs are in south and southwestern Iran, and the Qashqai, who make up about 1 percent of Iran's population, reside in the southern half of the country and mostly in the center and west. and finally, the Baluchis who live in the southeast of the country.
The mentioned ethnicities are just 39% of Iran population, actually the Persians are the most populous ethnic group in Iran. one of the beauties of the Persian language is dialects and accents that can be heard throughout the country from people of different ethnicities.
Muslims, Christian, Zoroastrianism, Jewish, ...
The official religion of Iran is Islam and 98% of Iranians are Muslim. Islam is divided into two main branches, Shia and Sunni
More than 90 percent of Iran's Muslims follow the Twelver or Imamiyyah belief of Shia religion,the schism between the two sects dates from a disagreement over the successor to the founder of Islam, the prophet Muhammad, after his death. Shiites recognize the prophet's cousin and son-in-law, Ali, as his successor and thereafter the direct descendants of Ali. Sunnis, however believed that political leadership and respect within the community were the most important prerequisites for a successor and recognized the rulers known as caliphs who went on to form the Umayyad dynasty in Damascus.
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