Tehran, the capital of Iran, was once a village located eight kilometers from the great historic city of Ray and now is a major metropolis and also the most populous city in Iran. The city is located at the foot of the Alborz mountain and has fourteen million inhabitants and is the major political, administrative, international and cultural center in Iran. There are dozens of galleries in Tehran displaying modern and contemporary art too. In the city you can find also archaeological and historical sites as natural sites such as the ski resorts of Dizin and Shemshak