Official NameIs:lsamic Republic of Iran Continent:Asia Area: 1.648.195 Kms (16th largest country in the world) Bordered by: Iraq and Turkey on the west.Armenia, Azarbayejan, Turkmenistan, and Caspian Sea on the North. Afganistan and Pakistan on the east. The Persian Gulf and Oman Sea on the south.
Population: About 70 million Capital:Tehran Largest City:Tehran Official LanguagePersian:persian Major ReligionMuslim: (Islamic) National day:1 April (1979) Republic Day Currency:Rial (IRR) GDP :$990.8 billion (2011 Est.) Calling code: 98 Time ZoneIRST : (UTC+3:30) Iran population growth rate: 1.247 %
Iran highest point: Kuh-e Damavand 5,671 m
Iran lowest point: Caspian Sea -28 m About 10% of Irans land is arable.
Karun River is the Longest River in Iran Iran birth rate is 19 births/1,000 population
Iran climate:mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast Iran ethnic groups:Persian 61%, Azeri 16%, Kurd 10%, Lur 6%, Baloch 2%, Arab 2%, Turkmen and Turkic tribes 2%, other 1%
Iran map :Iran contains 31 provinces Alborz, Ardabil, Azarbayjan-e Gharbi (West Azerbaijan), Azarbayjan-e Sharqi (East Azerbaijan), Bushehr, Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari, Esfahan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan,Hamadan, Hormozgan, Ilam, Kerman, Kermanshah, Khorasan-e Jonubi (South Khorasan),Khorasan-e Razavi (Razavi Khorasan), Khorasan-e Shomali (North Khorasan), Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh va Bowyer Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Qom, Semnan, Sistan va Baluchestan,Tehran,Yazd, Zanjan Top 10 cities of Iran with populations (2012 est.) are: 1. Tehran 2. Mashhad 3. Karaj 4. Isfahan 5. Tabriz 6. Shiraz 7. Qom 8. Ahwaz 9. Rasht 10. Kermanshah