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Country Iran
Continent Asia
Location 32.42790 N, 53.68800 E
Map of Iran  Map of Iran
Flag  iran flag
Area 1,648,195 km²
Coastline 1,520 miles
Neighboring Countries Kuwait

Bahrain

Qatar

Turkmenistan

Iraq

United Arab Emirates

Azerbaijan

Armenia

Oman

Saudi Arabia

Afghanistan

Syria

Uzbekistan

Georgia

Pakistan

Jordan

Lebanon

Palestine

Tajikistan

Israel

Turkey

Cyprus

Yemen

Kazakhstan

Egypt

Time Zone IRST (UTC +3:30)

IRDT (UTC +4:30)

Population 79.926 million (2017)
Symbol  iran symbol
Founded Date April 1st, 1979
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
Vice President of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri
National Anthem ‘’Mehr-e Xavaran (The Eastern Sun)’’
Motto ‘’ Esteqlāl, Āzādi, Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi (Independence, Freedom, the Islamic Republic)’’
National Animal Persian Lion
National Bird Nightingale
National Tree Mediterranean Cypress
National Flower Red Rose
National Fruit Pomegranate
National Dish Chelo Kabab
National Drink Doogh (Yogurt Drink)
National Poet Muhammad Iqbal
National Sport Wrestling
National Dance Persian Dance
National Language Persian
Seasons in Iran Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Iran Military Awards – Order of Fath, Order of Merit and Management, Order of Islamic Republic, Order of Nasr, Order of Service

Literature Awards – Ashura Year Book Award, Holy Defense Year Book Award, Hooshang Golshiri Literary Awards, Iran’s Book of the Year Awards, Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literacy Awards, Martyr Avini Literary Award, Persian Speculative Art and Literature Award, Saadi Literacy Award

Cinema Award – Fajr International Film Festival

Religion in Iran Shia Islam (99.4%)

Other (0.6%)

Average Marriage age in Iran 27.4 years for men and 23.8 years for women
Capital Tehran (350 41’N 51025’E)
Number of Provinces 31 Provinces
Largest Province in Iran Tehran
Smallest Province in Iran IIam
Number of Cities 86 Cities
Largest City in Iran Tehran
Smallest City in Iran Mohammadshahr
Literacy rate 86.8% (males)

91.2% (females)

Type of Government Theocracy

Presidential System

Islamic Republic

Parliamentary System

Unitary State

GDP PPP – $1.551 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $438.3 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $19,050 (2017)
Currency Rial (ریال)  (IRR)
Calling Code  +98
Internet TLD .ir
ISO 3166 code IR
Festivals of Iran Nowruz

Tirgan

Mehregan

Yalda

Sadeh

Chaharshanbe Suri

Historic Monuments Pasargadae

Naqsh-e Jahan Square

Azadi Square

Milad Tower

Persepolis

Protected Areas in Iran 8 National Parks

11 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River in Iran Karun River
Longest Bridge in Iran Urmia Lake Bridge
Longest Railway Station Tehran Railway Station
Largest Lake Lake Urmia
Largest Island Qeshm Island
Highest Mountain in Iran Mount Damavand
Biggest Dam in Iran Bakhtiari Dam
Biggest Waterfall in Iran Margoon Waterfall
Tallest Building in Iran Goldis Tower
Richest person of Iran Pierre Omidyar
Best places to visit in Iran Esfahan

Shiraz

Tehran

Dizin

Yazd

Persepolis

Tabriz

Mashhad

Rasht

Kerman

Kashan

Kish

Hamadan

Qom

Ramsar

Official Website http://www.president.ir/en/

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