Covering an area of 1500 sq. kms, Tehran is situated in the north-central
part of Iran, on the slope of the Alborz Mountain. As the national capital
it is the most populated city in Iran and the center of cultural,
economical, political and social activities.
It is about 1200 meters above sea level and enjoys a mild climate. Although the word Tehran can be found even in some books dating
the 10th century, it was but a village containing numerous gardens in the