Iran is acountry in Western Asia. The country is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. Tehran is the capital of Iran , the country's most populous city and the political, cultural, commercial and industrial center of the nation. Iran has the second largest proven natural gas reserves in the world and the fourth largest proven petroleum reserves. The Media of Iran are privately and publicly owned but subject to the control of the government. Most Iranian newspapers are published in Persian, but newspapers in English and other languages also exist. Iran's first newspaper was published in 1835. The most widely circulated periodicals are based in Tehran. Popular daily and weekly newspapers include Ettelaat, Kayhan and Resalat. Iran Daily and Tehran Timesare both English language papers.