Persian Place Names

Persian names are used in the country of Iran, in southwestern Asia, which is part of the Muslim world. See also about Iranian names.
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CHIN   چین   (Country)   Persian
Persian form of CHINA.
IRAN   ایران   (Country)   Persian, Arabic, English, French, German, Italian
Derived from Middle Persian Eran, related to Old Iranian Arya meaning "Iranian, Aryan". This is the name of a country in western Asia, formerly called Persia in the West.
PAKESTAN   پاکستان   (Country)   Persian
Persian form of PAKISTAN.
SHIRAZ   شیراز   (Settlement)   Persian
Meaning unknown. The name is recorded in Elamite as Tiraziš. This is the name of a city in southern Iran.