When most people think of Iran, the idea of mosques and women in hijabs are probably the first to come to mind. However, there's so much more to the country than most would ever imagine. Iran is an ancient country filled to the brim with culture and extravagance. However, it has long been faced with a major image problem mostly because of its image in media and overall unfamiliarity with the country.
Iran has a rich history and culture that sets it apart from other nations. It's filled to the brim with historical sites and monuments, culinary legends, and cultural intrigue, so it's not too hard to figure out why this country is so fascinating. We've compiled a list of 30 interesting facts that you probably didn't know about Iran to help introduce you to this incredible country's culture.