Persian Place Names
are used in the country of Iran, in southwestern Asia, which is part of the Muslim world. See also about Iranian names
ایران (Country) Persian, Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Croatian, Serbian
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.
شیراز (Settlement) Persian
Meaning unknown. The name is recorded in Elamite as Tiraziš
. This is the name of a city in southern Iran.
تهران (Settlement) Persian, English
From Persian تهران (Tehran)
, meaning unknown. This is the name of the capital city of Iran.