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Travel to Tabriz; Land of Iranian Azeris

Their faces turn red, scarlet like the flames of a fire, the vain on their forehead starts to pop out and their fingers gradually begin to emerge into a shape of a fist, as soon as they hear the word “Patriotism”, or in Farsi “Vatan Parasti.” Yes, I’m talking about the “Turks” of Iran, aka the Azeris; a proud and rather sensitive community whose marks on Persian history can’t be denied or replaced. If you’re traveling to Iran, we strongly suggest that you take time out of your timetable and travel to Tabriz too, the capital of eastern Azerbaijan province, which together with the western Azerbaijan state form the great region of Azerbaijan in the northeast corner of Iran’s map, the ancient settling place of Iranian Turks.

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