Examining the geographical aspects of political movements in Iran (With a look at the background of political uprisings)

Keywords: Iranian movements, the geography of spatial behavior, climate, political actions.


The effect of geographical factors on human behavior has been noticed since long ago. Natural elements have always affected human behavior and actions. So that, different weather conditions and differences in the natural environment are effective in causing specific reactions in human behavior. Thinkers and scientists have long been paying attention to the issue of the relationship between the environment and humans. Thinkers, philosophers, politicians, soldiers, and social scientists, from Herodotus and Aristotle to Avicenna, Montesquieu, and Ibn Khaldun, have investigated the relationship between climate and human behavior.
In the 5th century BC, the followers of the Hippocratic school proposed the influence of weather and geographical conditions on human habits, ethics, and physiology. In the study of the movements of Iranians, the impact of the climate on behavioral traits and the influence of favorable and motivating geographical foundations are among the factors that have played a role in the formation of movements and rebellions, practical and essential aspects.
The absolute and relative position of the geographical area of Iran is such that it has made a crossroads as the center of attacks, military wars, and cultural encounters. On the national scale, Iran's natural and geographical features have also been the cause of its social diversity. Therefore, the biological and geographical diversity that has caused social diversity has given a special and unique identity to the communities of different geographical regions. In such a situation, the main actors of the constitutional movement have been the motivation for other geographical areas and ethnic groups to improve Iran's status and participate in power.


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Author Biography

Ghadir Golkarian, Near East University, Nicosia-Cyprus.

Prof. Dr., Near East University, Member of faculty & Chairman of Eursia Strategic Research Centre., Near East University, Nicosia-Cyprus.


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How to Cite
Golkarian, G. (2022). Examining the geographical aspects of political movements in Iran (With a look at the background of political uprisings). Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 249-263. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.60.12.26