Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394

Full Length Research Paper

A survey of Tehran metropolis strategies as a creative city of Iran

  Ali Rezaeian Gharagozlo    
Geography and Urban Planning Faculty, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. 
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 17 August 2011
  •  Published: 31 July 2013



Tehran metropolis, as the political, economic and cultural capital of Iran country and which also has huge training potential and specific status in science and culture along with welfare facilities, has a suitable background for elite attraction. Actually, Tehran is a place for gathering creative people according to Florida’s definitions. The existence of these specifications and ability to enhance the indexes and standards of creative city, and also codification of specific strategies could convert Tehran to a creative city.


Key words: Creative class, creative economy, creative industries, creative city.