Iranian Persian, Western Persian or Western Farsi, natively simply known as Persian (فارسی, Fārsi), refers to the varieties of the modern Persian language spoken in Iran and by minorities in neighboring countries, as well as by Iranian communities throughout the world. These are mutually intelligible with other varieties of Persian, including Afghanistan's Dari and Tajikistan's Tajik.
|Iranian Persian (Western Persian)|
|Native to||Iran (Persia)|
|55.6 million (2015)|
Official language in
|Regulated by||Academy of Persian Language and Literature|