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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flagVietnam
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flagSpain
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flagFinland
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flagPoland
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flagGermany
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Gender

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women48%
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Iran
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Syria
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Which country was formerly named 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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Quale paese è stato nominato la Persia?
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Qual país foi nomeado Pérsia?
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Quel pays s'appelait la Perse?
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