Persia is a civilization of the game. They are ruled by Darius I.
This civilization is included with all versions of Civilization V.
The following achievements require playing as Persia:
- Model of a Modern Major-General - Train all Units, across any number of playthroughs.
- Age of Empire - Beat the game on any difficulty setting as Darius.
- Master of The Universe - Beat the game on any difficulty setting with each leader.
- From Archaemennid to Safavid - As Darius (Persia), start 5 Golden Ages in a single game.
- It satrap! - Win as Darius I (Persia) in the Wonders of the Ancient World scenario.
The following achievements require playing against Persia:
- Silk Road - Connect to the Arabs, China, India, the Mongols, and Persia at the same time using Caravans.