Email for Iranians

If your country’s government wants to communicate with you, what does it do? It sends you a letter or gives you a ring. Iran’s government announced plans to issue each of its citizens an email address, so that it can communicate with them electronically. There are about 77 million Iranians. Iran’s capital is Tehran. Iran was known as Persia until 1935, and its official language is still called Persian.

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The sport of polo originated over 2,500 years ago in ancient Persia.

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Ray Tomlinson, an American engineer, is credited to have sent the first email message in 1971. He doesn’t remember what exactly was in that first email since he had typed random letters as a test message. He also came up with the “@” sign used in email addresses.

Image Credits: Shahab-d for the polo player’s image

Sources:, BBC