Place: Persia (Iran), Iran

Name: Persia (Iran)
Place type: country
Description: At the time of Turin 1911, the nation was still called with its historical name Persia (the name Iran was adopted in 1935) and it was ruled by Qajar Dinasty (restored thanks to Russian military intervention) . Strategically located between the Ottoman Empire and the Chinese and Russian territories, the history of Persia is featured by foreign invasions and instability. Here, as in many other countries in the same period, first rebel and democratical movements started at the beginning of the 20th century (1906), but the Islamic Republic was founded only in 1976.
Structures:  Pavilion of Arts Applied to Industry including China, Japan and Persia