Iran is an Islamic republic on the Persian Gulf with historical sites dating to the Persian Empire. Extensive marble ruins mark Persepolis, the empire’s capital founded by Darius I in the 6th century B.C. India–Iran relations are the bilateral relations between the countries India and Iran. Independent India and Iran established diplomatic relations on 15 March 1950.

India and Iran have always shared deep social, cultural, economic and political connections and relations that have enriched both civilizations. The use of the Persian language at the Mughal courts is just one example of Iranian cultural influence in north India.

Tehran is the capital of Iran. Tehran is the largest city and urban area of Iran, the second largest city in Western Asia, and the third largest in the Middle East. Tehran is the economic center of Iran. The currency is Iranian rial and the official language spoken is Persian.

There are several Iranian students studying in India. READ MORE….