Main article: Geography of Iran
This is a country dominated by the Iranian plateau, surrounded by several mountain ranges, the Zagros Mountains (in the South-West) and Elburz (in the north), the latter being in the Damavand at 5610 m, highest point the country. The main plains are those along the Caspian coast (depression-aral caspica) and the Mesopotamian depression in the Persian Gulf near the Iraqi border in Arvand Rud (Chat-el-Arab).
It has a continental climate and dry desert. All Iran is arid or semiarid, except in the Caspian coast, where a subtropical climate dominates.
Major rivers in Iran are Sefid-Rud, the Karun and Hilmend.
The main cities are Tehran (the capital), Tabriz, Mashhad, Esfahan, Shiraz, Abadan, Ahwaz and Kermanshah.
Tehran, May 30 (MNA) – Polur village on the slopes of Mount Damavand, the 23rd Environmental Art Festival.
Reporter’s Notebook: The biggest demonstration in Tehran since the revolution of 1979 brought Iran Irish of all stripes. But will it amount to much “
Guardian Unlimited
Another huge demonstration is expected today in spite of the regime after opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, called for a day of silent protest to mourn the victims of the unrest.

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