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.

Answers distribution

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Iran
Bangladesh
Syria
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flagGreece
0%
100%
0%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
80%
2%
9%
41
flagthe United States
8%
79%
0%
12%
24
flagGermany
5%
78%
10%
5%
19
flagPoland
10%
76%
2%
9%
856
flagUnknown
15%
73%
7%
3%
26

Gender

men88%
women60%
Turkey
8%
21%
Iran
88%
60%
Bangladesh
0%
5%
Syria
3%
13%

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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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