Iran the oldest country in the world


Historical countries

Date Nation Event
3200 BC Iran The first state consisting all of western Iran was founded by the Proto-Elamite with their capital at SusaAnshan which lasted from around 3200 BC to 2700 BC, they were followed by Elam (2700-550 BC) and Medes who created the first Iranian empire, which encompassed all of Iran and lasted from 728 to 550 BC. Cyrus The Great, founded the world’s first superstate, stretching from Greece to India. The last reunification of Iran happened in 1501 AD by theSafavid dynasty. Iran was referred to in the West as Persia until March 21, 1935 when it was officially recognized as either Persia or Iran, where the latter has been the local name. Iran has had roughly the same geographical boundaries since its inception and has been using Persian as the official language in addition to Iranian calendar. In modern days, the media and some historians have begun to hesitate Persia‘s influence on history for political reasons[1].
2333 BC Korea references to Gojoseon founded under the AltaicTungusic by Dangun in historical records from 2333 BC. The Korean peninsula was re-unified in 668 by the Silla kingdom and was invaded by the Mongols, the Manchus, and the Russians. The Japanese Empire governed Korea from 1910 to the end of World War II, when the Allies liberated it, but it was subsequently divided into two republics by the two Cold War rivals. The modern Republic of Korea was formed on August 15, 1948 under United States administration and the modern Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was formed on September 9, 1948 under Soviet administration. Although economic and political differences continue to keep the two countries separate, there is continuing hope that Korea will one day become a united nation
2070 BC China first state founded by the quasi-legendary Xia Dynasty, which was allegedly the beginning of Chinese hereditary monarchy until Xinhai Revolution in 1911, after a period of Neolithic cultures, according to historical texts. First archeologically confirmed state was the Shang dynasty. The first unified state incorporating the majority of modern China, was founded under the Qin dynasty by Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi in 221 BC. On 1 January 1912, the Republic of China gained independence from the ManchuQing Dynasty, but was itself forced to retreat to Taiwan and other islands after its defeat in the Chinese Civil War to the communists in 1949. The latter established the People’s Republic of China on the mainland on 1 October 1949, and both governments continue to lay claim to be the successor state of all China
1300 BC Georgia Georgian Kingdom – Colchis was formed as a result of the increasing consolidation of the tribes inhabiting the Western Georgian Area. Colchis is sometimes mentioned with original Georgian names: კოლხეთი (Kolkheti) and ეგრისი (Egrisi) or also with ancient Greek name Κολχίς (Kolkis). This kingdom is described in Greek mythology as the destination of the ArgonautsColchis is a homeland of Golden Fleece. The most significant thing is that the language of Colchians is still alive and widely used among Western Georgians. The modern Georgia declared independence from the USSR in April 9, 1991


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