Culture of Iran

pattern of human activity and symbolism associated with Iran and its people

The culture of Iran includes the art, language, theater, cinema and music of the country. The culture of Iran has been influenced by many different things, by religion and by its ancient history. The nation has different ethnic groups including Persians, Turks, Arabs, and Kurds.


Iran has one of the oldest and richest art heritages in the world. Iran's arts include many disciplines like literature, music, dance, architecture, painting, pottery, and calligraphy.


Iranians speak many languages in Iran. These languages are from the Iranian, Turkic, and Semitic families.


The literature of Iran is one of the world's oldest literatures. It is more than 2500 years old.