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Persian People's Republic (Twilight of a New Era)

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People's Republic of Iran
جمهوری خلق ایران
Timeline: Twilight of a New Era

OTL equivalent: Iran
PersianPeoplesRepublic Coat of arms of Persia (16th century - 1907)
Flag Coat of Arms

People's Independence, Freedom and Equality (Persian, Gilaki, Mazandarani and Azeri)

Anthem "Kaveh's victory"
Capital Rasht (1923) and Tabriz (1924)
Largest city Tabriz
Persian, Gilaki, Mazandarani and Azeri
  others Kurdish and Arabic
Islam (Shia),
  others Christianity, Judaism and Bahá'í
Government Socialist Republic
President of People's Council
President of the Council of Commissioners
Population n/a 
Independence from Iran
  declared 1923
Annexation to Iran
  date 1924
Currency Republican qiran (قران)

People's Republic of Iran was a short-lived socialist republic in the Iranian provinces of Azerbaijan, Gilan and Mazandaran that lasted from 1923 to 1924. Also know has the Persian People's Republic.

Established by Mirza Kouchek Khan Jangali, a leader of the Constitutionalist movement of Gilan, and his Jangali (Foresters Movement) with assistance of Red Army and the Transcaucasian FSR.

A similar state was established in northern Afghanistan (Afghan Democratic Republic).

PeoplesRepublicofIRan (1923-1924)

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