Which country was formerly named Persia?

Turkey
Iran
Bangladesh
Syria
His­tor­i­cal­ly, Iran has been referred to as Persia by the West, due mainly to the writings of Greek his­to­ri­ans who called Iran Persis. In 1935, Reza Shah re­quest­ed the in­ter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty to refer to the country by its native name, Iran.

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flagGreece
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0%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
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12
flagDenmark
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90%
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10
flagItaly
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88%
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18
flagthe United States
5%
87%
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7%
39
flagGermany
3%
86%
6%
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30
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
80%
2%
11%
67
flagPoland
10%
76%
2%
9%
1604
flagUnknown
12%
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6%
6%
49
flagRussia
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25%
12

Gender

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women62%
Turkey
5%
18%
Iran
89%
62%
Bangladesh
0%
4%
Syria
5%
13%

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Which country was formerly named Persia?
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Quale paese è stato nominato la Persia?
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Welches Land wurde Persien genannt?
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Welk land werd genoemd Persia?
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¿Qué país fue nombrado Persia?
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Qual país foi nomeado Pérsia?
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Quel pays s'appelait la Perse?
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